April 01, 2010

Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, an associate professor of biology and animal behavior.


By Sam Alcorn

LEWISBURG, Pa. — March's top stories represented an eclectic mix, including a preview for an upcoming rap performance, a first-of-its-kind company created by the extended Bucknell family, amazing professors talking about their expertise, and the commencement speaker for Bucknell's 160th commencement.

Of the more than 925 online stories viewed by readers throughout the month of March, a preview of the April 9 performance by rappers Kid Cudi and Jay Sean had the most views. Not far behind was a story about a company formed by two 2006 graduates who turned to fellow Bucknellians for help.

In order of readership, the top five February stories were:

  • Kid Cudi, Jay Sean, in concert April 9
    Rappers Kid Cudi and Jay Sean will perform in concert on Friday, April 9, at 8 p.m. in the Sojka Pavilion.
  • Bucknellians launch online service ratings firm
    When Jordy Leiser and John Ernsberger, both Class of '06, were forming a new company to review online customer service, they recruited a group of fellow Bucknellians to help.
  • Ask the Experts: James Peterson on race, pop culture
    We asked James Peterson, an assistant professor of English who has studied hip-hop culture, to talk about race and popular culture. || Ask the Experts archive
  • Ask the Experts: Elizabeth Capaldi Evans on bees
    Elizabeth Capaldi Evans, an associate professor of biology and animal behavior, was asked to talk about bees, how they benefit the ecosystem and how a mysterious condition called colony collapse disorder is threatening their existence. || Ask the Experts archive
  • Celebrated neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson to speak at 160th commencement
    Benjamin S. Carson Sr., a renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and philanthropist who has been recognized with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his achievements performing high-risk operations and advancing education for all students, will deliver the commencement address during Bucknell's 160th annual graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 23.

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