Monday, February 20th, 2017

BuckWild Training Class of 2016-17 Profiles

Class of 2020 Name: Kenzie Burns Major: Environmental Engineer Favorite outdoor activity: Hammocking and Paddling Three Fun Facts: 1.) I can recite the entire periodic table, in order, from memory. 2.) I run half marathons and plan to run a full marathon soon. 3.) I speak fluent French. Involvement: Buckwild, University Orchestra, Environmental club, and APO Hometown: Rotterdam, New York Favorite Quote: “I’d made it this far and refused to give up because all my life I’d always finished the race.” -Louis Zamperini, Olympic Athlete and WWII Veteran     Name: Matt Drescher Major: Biology Favorite outdoor activity: Backpacking Three […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2017

Campfire Campaign

  Hello Bucknell! We’re four weeks into the Spring semester and OEL has already had a whirlwind of events and activities to enhance the experience of Bucknell students. OEL is comprised of six branches – Buckwild, Outing Club, CLIMBucknell, the Bike Shop, the Climbing Wall and the Rental Center. We’re able to reach a wide audience through the multifaceted nature of our programs, but we want to be a place where everyone feels welcome to come and enjoy nature! We want to showcase the Bucknell community and how we can thrive in the outdoors. You don’t need to be big […]

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Monday, November 28th, 2016

Reaching for New Heights

I’ve always wished I was a good climber. I’ve never been bad at it, but I most certainly have never been ‘good’. Climbing is a strange passion of mine, I hate going because I’m not good, but the draw to get better is undeniable. The climbing wall in the Klarc Athletic Center was closed during the first few months of school, but now that it has reopened I’ve been reaching for new goals. Overcoming a recent shoulder injury, climbing has allowed me to stay physically active without putting excessive wear on my healing shoulder. When the wall reopened after fall […]

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