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Interview with Professor Darrick Hamilton

Interview with Professor Darrick Hamilton

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the University invited Darrick Hamilton to continue the Griot Institute’s Spring Series of lectures and performances from established guests. A griot is “a central figure in many West African cultures” where many functions and talks are held. The University’s Griot Institute...

Humanities Hot Topic: Safety and security on campuses

Ellie Lowe, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

On Wednesday, the comparative and digital humanities department continued its Humanities Hot Topics lunch series with a discussion about the safety and security of children on school campuses. The event took place at noon, with a free lunch provided, in the Humanities Center Coffee Lounge in Hildreth-Mirza Hall. The...

Nominations now open for University’s Student Leadership Awards

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

February 14, 2020

Faculty, staff and students can now nominate their students or fellow peers for a Student Leadership Award to recognize their qualities of leadership excellence. The deadline to nominate a student is Friday, Feb. 21, and the nomination can be completed on the survey link found in the Message Center....

Sex Week panel: In the Dark

Madison Cooper, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 10, Speak UP held a student panel discussing sexual violence and its relationship to Greek life in Trout Auditorium. The event allowed Speak UP members to submit questions regarding sexual violence on campus to the volunteer organizational panelists, before opening up questions to the audience....

Breaking the Bubble

Sarah Haber and Nicole Yeager

February 14, 2020

Domestic: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is the new front-runner for the Democratic nomination after winning the New Hampshire primary elections. Sanders won with 25.7 percent of votes, followed by Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar. Candidates Andrew Yang and Colorado Senator Michael Bennet droppe...

The Econ-versation: T-Mobile and Sprint merger receives approval

The Econ-versation: T-Mobile and Sprint merger receives approval

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 11, U.S. Judge Victor Marrero approved a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. This decision will alter the wireless industry as four wireless giants will now reduce to three (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile). Talks of a deal between T-Mobile and Sprint began in 2013 and rose up again in 2017,...

Pacific Roots concert at Weis Center

Pacific Roots concert at Weis Center

Sarah Haber, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 31, singer and dancer Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole performed a series of original pieces at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Kanaka'ole's work draws inspiration from Hawaiian hula practice and ancestral chants to create a fascinating contemporary blend. The Hawaiian artist was accompanied...

Poet in residence: Laura Kasischke

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 7, 2020

On the evening of Feb. 4, poet and novelist Laura Kasischke presented a poetry reading in Bucknell Hall. As the first guest of the Stadler Center Writer Series this semester, curated by Professor of English G.C. Waldrep, Kasischke also participated in a book-signing and a Q&A session. Each year,...

CCA presents: Industry Spotlight Program

Nicole Yeager, News Editor

February 7, 2020

Each semester, the Center for Career Advancement hosts numerous programs and events in addition to providing a variety of services designed to help students on their path to finding careers. The Industry Spotlight Program invites a multitude of alumni, parents and company representatives to campus in...

Study abroad deadline extended

February 7, 2020

Still interested in studying abroad but haven’t yet completed an application? If you have been thinking about the opportunity to make the world your classroom during the upcoming Fall 2020 semester, we have extended the deadline to Feb. 28. Why study abroad during the fall semester?  Stude...

The ‘Nell Party performs in Trout

The ‘Nell Party performs in Trout

Madison Cooper, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

The University's stand-up comedy club, The ’Nell Party, performed in Trout Auditorium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. Franz Schauer ’20, one of the performers, says the club meets on Sundays to workshop ideas – especially before performances – and construct each show's set. The club performs every Thursday...

The Econ-versation: Update on the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal

The Econ-versation: Update on the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal

Silvia Buonocore, Senior Writer

February 7, 2020

In mid-January, the United States and China signed Phase 1 of their trade deal, with components of the deal set to go into effect mid-February. The deal detailed that China agreed to buy $200 billion of goods from the United States over the next two years, including items such as soybeans and machinery....

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