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B.o.B. returns to audience of over 2,000

B.o.B. returns to audience of over 2,000

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

The University’s annual Fall Fest took place on Sept. 15 on the Sojka Lawn. Sponsored by the Campus Activities and Programs (CAP) Center, the event brought in almost two thousand people, marking it as one of the highest attendances in the history of Fall Fest. “The student chairs and Fall Fest...

Real world opportunities outside the classroom

Kathryn Nicolai, Investigative News Editor

September 21, 2017


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#BizPitch17 Applications to participate in BizPitch, the University’s annual business pitch competition created and administered by the University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will launch Sept. 27. The “Shark Tank”-style student startup competition held in November allows stud...

Constitution Day discussion centers on civil rights in the Trump era

Victoria Walker, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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The date Sept. 17 may not seem to hold immediate significance for students at the University. However, this day was selected to recognize something so central to American life that it has lasted nearly unchanged since 1787. Sept. 17 marks the annual celebration of Constitution Day, when students and...

Bison on the move: Mascots find new homes on campus

Bison on the move: Mascots find new homes on campus

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

September 21, 2017


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A new bison statue, a gift from the Class of 1975, was installed on Sept. 14 outside of the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center. The previous bison statue, a gift from the Class of 1942, was transferred from that location to directly outside of the MacDonald Commons. The new Bison, 8 feet...

Grand opening of Lewisburg’s Children’s Museum

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

September 21, 2017


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The Lewisburg Children’s Museum (LCM) held its grand opening on Sept. 16 on the second floor of the GreenSpace Center, formerly the Lewisburg High School. The museum will serve families in the Lewisburg area through interactive, educational experiences that focus on learning and play. Many members...

Sounds from South Africa: Antjie Krog reads to the community

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

September 21, 2017


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One of South Africa’s most critically lauded and politically engaged poets, Antjie Krog, visited campus to read excerpts from her book, “Lady Anne: A Chronicle in Verse,” in Bucknell Hall on Sept. 19. The event was followed by a lecture on social justice in the Gallery Theater on Sept. 20. Krog...

Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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The University’s Concert Committee is excited to announce that hip-hop trio Migos will be performing at this year’s fall concert, with electronic DJ trio Cheat Codes as the opening act. The concert will be held in the Sojka Pavilion on Nov. 11. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at campus box...

Sustainable strides: University earns PEER certification

Erin Hausmann, Senior Writer

September 14, 2017


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The University has recently become the second university and fourth organization worldwide to be awarded Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) certification from the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) for the energy efficiency displayed by the Bucknell Cogeneration Plant since its...

Community remembers 9/11

Community remembers 9/11

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


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Each year, the University’s Conservatives Club takes on the role of commemorating the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. American flags are placed uphill outside the Elaine Langone Center to honor the fallen. “In this yearly student-driven tradition, we quietly pause to remember as Americans and...

Marketing for social change

Marketing for social change

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


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“Being able to get a global perspective is invaluable, no matter what you do,” Kathryn Vizas ’79 said to an auditorium of management students. “Business is global, and to understand business in different places is a really good skill to acquire.” Vizas kicked off the College of Management’s...

University implements new branding initiative

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

September 14, 2017


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Just as any successful business or company has a specified branding and marketing strategy, so too must an institution of higher education. The University is undertaking a comprehensive new branding initiative that will set guidelines for both internal and external communications. According to Chief Communicati...

Greening Lewisburg: Grant could establish solar energy in community

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

September 14, 2017


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Assistant professor of environmental studies Andrew Stuhl has teamed up with students Megan Martzolff ’19 and Reed Leong ’19 to help the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority fund the installation of solar panels in three locations around the Lewisburg Borough to benefit the Lewisburg Community...

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