Bridge the Gap enjoyed a successful first year in 7th Street House in 2013-14 and they are back! Throughout the year the residents of this community create conversation opportunities for various groups on campus to discuss differences with the hope of finding common ground. Campus populations that have had the gaps between them bridged include: Greek and non-Greek students, first-year and upper-class students, and students and faculty.
After a successful first year, the Outdoor Education house is returning under its new name, Outhouse. In 2014-15 the Outhouse will be located at Edwards House. The Outhouse works closely with the Office of Outdoor Education and Leadership to provide students opportunities to get off campus and enjoy the beautiful central Pennsylvania valley on the weekends.
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation House at 400 St. George Street brings students, faculty, staff, and alumni together to create a community of innovators. Drawing from various academic majors at Bucknell, the community is a place where entrepreneurship is taught through hands-on programs and conversations with successful alumni.
The Culinary Co-op is a new addition to the Affinity Housing Program in 2014-15. The first co-op in the history of the Affinity Housing Program, this group will foster healthy relationship that are centered on the preparation or food as a community. The group will also explore related issues such as food justice by volunteering at the local soup kitchen and participating in events like the Hunger Banquet and Empty Bowls.
Leiser House has historically served as a hub for international dialogue on campus and this year the community is widening its scope by focusing not only on international topics, but trying to get a better understanding of wider intercultural issues that surround Bucknell and Bucknellians everywhere. This group of US and international students organizes different events and activities throughout the year, many of them will be open to public. All events are designed to expose students to new cultures and perspective.
Cap & Dagger is a theatre and networking club that has been on campus since 1906! It brings together anyone who's interested in theatre, from current students to Bucknell alumni who have gone on to professional careers in theatre and dance, by organizing events such as career panels, trips to New York City and opening night celebrations. From actors to technicians to anyone who has ever been in a theatre, Cap & Dagger is open to everyone who appreciates the arts!
Looking for something fun to do on the weekends? Come down to Hulley House and hang out with all the awesome members of Calvin & Hobbes! Every weekend CALVIN and HOBBES holds two cost-free events that anyone is welcome to join. All events hosted by the group are substance free. CALVIN and HOBBES is one of the oldest themed residential communities on campus.
Named after the late Director of the Office of LGBTQ Resources, Fran McDaniel, Fran's House strives to not only provide a welcoming home to members of the LGBTQ community and its allies but also plays a critical role in educating members of the Bucknell Community. Fran's House is also hoping to provide different, more constructive, social opportunities to Bucknell students.
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