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Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Migos ft. Cheat Codes: Fall Concert 2017

Megan Hays, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

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...

The lowdown on ‘town gown’ relationships

Kathryn Nicolai, Investigative News Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Investigative News, NEWS

The University offers hundreds of programs and events for students to attend annually, but the extent to which these programs impact the local community often goes unacknowledged. Our private liberal arts institution equates to approximately 60 percent of the Lewisburg population, creating an intense...

Bravman affirms University commitments in light of DACA termination

Bravman affirms University commitments in light of DACA termination

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


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Amid a media whirlwind following President Donald Trump’s announcement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), University students, faculty, and staff received a statement via email from President John Bravman, in which he reiterated the University’s commitment to a diverse...

Hope for Houston: Community joins relief efforts

Hope for Houston: Community joins relief efforts

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


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In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, local businesses and organizations have pulled together to volunteer and donate supplies to Houston relief efforts, sending five tractor trailers of supplies from Central Pennsylvania areas. Between Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, members of the...

Ben & Jerry’s co-founder announced as lectureship speaker

Sasha Weilbaker, Senior Writer

September 7, 2017


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The Student Lectureship Committee announced that Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield will speak at the University on Sept. 18 in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Greenfield’s talk, entitled “An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility, and Radical Business...

Lewisburg Prison Project joins with University to imagine “a world beyond prisons”

Lewisburg Prison Project joins with University to imagine “a world beyond prisons”

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

September 7, 2017


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Formerly incarcerated individuals share stories and spark dialogue with local community “We see you, we support you, and we thank you for your story.” Audience members echoed these words in response to a collection of stories about the traumatic impact of mass incarceration. The storytellers...

Recruitment and recolonization: DU returns to campus

Recruitment and recolonization: DU returns to campus

Victoria Walker, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


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After more than two weeks of active recruitment and many months of logistical planning, the University’s Greek recruitment season came to a close on Sept. 2. 452 students of sophomore, junior, or senior status became members of 19 on-campus organizations, joining the 60 percent of eligible students who choose ...

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