Monday, June 1st, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: Women’s Affirmative Action 1972

The “Women’s Affirmative Action Report” was published in 1972, exposing key insights in the battle for equal rights for women on Bucknell’s campus. The Bucknellian…

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Thursday, May 7th, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: Student Protests – Moratorium

A year after a draft card burning on campus in 1969, and after subsequent protests during the fall 1969 semester at Bucknell, a national week…

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Friday, May 1st, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: Student Protests – Draft Card Burning

No matter the decade or political climate across our nation’s history there were always those who took a stand for what they believed in, regardless…

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Monday, March 16th, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: The History of Dana Engineering

In my latest installment, I thought it would be interesting to focus on the physical campus: What was different? What buildings were new? What did…

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Sunday, March 1st, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: 100 Years Ago: — Suffrage and Lewis & Mary Theiss

Looking back at life 100 years ago can be shocking, especially considering how far we have come and how much farther we have to go.…

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Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: 100 Years Ago — Freshmen Rule(s)

The word Freshmen, or “First Year Student” in today’s terminology, conjures up many memories, both good and bad, for anyone who was or is one.…

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Monday, February 10th, 2020

From Special Collections/University Archives: 100 Years Ago –Student Life in the 1920s

It seems hard to believe that the decade coined “The Roaring Twenties” began exactly a century ago. When one thinks of this time period, scenes…

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