Top stories: Class of '14, new bookstore lead in June
Posted: July 01, 2010
By Sam Alcorn
LEWISBURG, Pa. — One theme pulsing through several of June's top web stories: "new."
There's the brand-new Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore, which opened its doors this past weekend in downtown Lewisburg.
And then there are the newest members of the Bucknell community, the 925-member Class of 2014, some of whom were highlighted in a three-part summer web series.
The Class of '14 and bookstore stories were easily among the most-read stories of the month. The 2014 series alone has already topped more than 8,300 reader views since being published.
In order of reader views, here are the month's top five stories.
- Class of '14: Not here yet, but making their mark
Bucknell University's Class of 2014 won't report to campus for new student orientation until Friday, Aug. 20, but the students are already making a mark in many ways. || Part II || Part III
- Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University opens Saturday
Following a careful restoration of its historic building, the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore - featuring 29,500 square feet of assorted books and other merchandise displayed among artifacts from the building's past — opened June 26.
- Celebrations, awards highlight 2010 Reunion
About 2,000 Bucknell University alumni and families from around the world returned to campus for Reunion. || Photo galleries and videos
- Commencement 2010: Benjamin Carson verbatim text
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, spoke at the May 23 Commencement.
- Bucknell Reunion to welcome thousands June 3-6
Bucknell University hosted Reunion Weekend June 3-6, when thousands of alumni and families planned to return to the campus.
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