September 01, 2009

The Class of 2013 arrives on campus.

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By Sam Alcorn

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University's newest class — the Class of 2013 — dominated the website's top stories in August.

Based on reader views, here are the month's top five stories:

Class of 2013 orientation slideshows available
Some 925 first-year students arrived on the Bucknell campus Friday, Aug. 21, to begin five days of orientation. Readers followed the Class of 2013 in round-the-clock slideshows as the students prepared to start classes Aug. 26. 

Sen. Specter to hold town hall meeting at Bucknell
U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) held an open house town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Bucknell. 

Top stories: Class of 2013, president, alumni pay
The Class of 2013, the University president, alumni salaries, a Bucknell senior and a Bucknell Forum speaker were the focus of Bucknell's most popular web stories in July. 

Bucknell grads earn top salaries, study says
Bucknell alumni have the second-highest earning potential among liberal arts college graduates and among the highest for all colleges and universities, according to the 2009 PayScale College Salary Report.

Senior Kate Matelan wins Ms. Wheelchair USA
With a platform addressing disability issues on college campuses, Bucknell University senior Kate Matelan captured the title of Ms. Wheelchair USA 2009-2010.

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