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University Department of Theatre & Dance presents Blue Stockings

University Department of Theatre & Dance presents Blue Stockings

Clare Merante, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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Subheadline: University Department of Theatre and Dance presents a play about women trying to obtain the right to graduate   Pull-Out Quote: “‘Blue Stockings’ was an amazing production to take part in due to both its content and the community involved. We got to reflect back upon the t...

Breaking the bubble

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

April 18, 2019


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National:   With the upcoming Passover holiday, measles cases are expected to increase following a recent outbreak in Ultra-Orthodox communities of New York including Brooklyn, Rockland County, and northern Westchester County. Since Passover is traditionally celebrated with large gatherings and f...

Student protests disrupt Admitted Students Open House

Jessica Kaplan, Co-Print Managing Editor

April 18, 2019


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The University’s Admitted Student Open House, held on April 13, was disrupted by a series of student protests. The first seen protest was a banner hung over the entrance of the Gerhard Fieldhouse during the afternoon activities fair, which read “Best Place for Party: ΣΑΕ; ΔΥ; ΚΔΡ; ΦΓΔ,...

Fifth annual Bison Sound promotes the arts on campus

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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The fifth annual Bison Sound event was held on the Smith and Vedder Quad from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 13. Bison Sound is an annual arts and music festival that engages the community in creative activities, games, and student musical performances. The event had a festival-like feel as hundreds of students...

Is there any such thing as a “natural” disaster?: Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

Maddie Margioni, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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Members of the University community gathered on April 16 for a discussion on what exactly a “natural” disaster is – if it even exists at all. The conversation was in the context of Cyclone Idai, which recently struck southern Africa.   Post Doctoral Fellow Alicia Hayashi Lazzarini of...

Director of UCLA’s Native Nations Law and Policy Center presents “Owning Red: Native Peoples and Cultural Appropriation”

Caroline Buck, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


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Angela R. Riley presented a talk in the Elaine Langone Center Forum at 7 p.m. on April 16 entitled, “Between Indigenous Law and Federal Law.” Riley is a professor at the UCLA School of Law and the director of UCLA’s Native Nations Law and Policy Center. University Associate Professor of History...

Choreographer’s Showcase features student talent

Choreographer’s Showcase features student talent

Clare Merante, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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The spring Choreographer’s Showcase was held on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 6 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Tustin Studio Theatre. The showcase is the culminating project for students participating in the University’s Dance Composition course. Dance Composition, taught by Professor of Dance Er...

University wifi security leads to arrest of former student

Haley Mullen, Editor-In-Chief

April 11, 2019


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Former University student Nedim A. Kocagil was released from Union County police custody on April 4, after posting $2,500 of his $25,000 bail. Kocagil, who withdrew from the University in September 2018, was a member of the class of 2020. He was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Richard Cashman...

Dr. James Hansen to give keynote at annual sustainability symposium

Holly Burns, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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The University will hold its seventh annual Sustainability Symposium entitled “Young People’s World: Making Your Future Energy, Climate & Human Rights” on April 26-27. The Sustainability Symposium aims to promote positive environmental changes by educating individuals about the importance...

The Offbeats Spring Concert held in Bucknell Hall

Caroline Buck, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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The Offbeats held their annual Spring Concert on April 7. The fifteen-member student a cappella group performed at 4 p.m. in Bucknell Hall, kicking off the show with a rendition of Bruno Mars’ “The Lazy Song.” Their songs ranged in genre and style, including “Crazy,” “Power of Love,” “Movement,”...

Students participate in friendly competition at Canoe Battleship

Students participate in friendly competition at Canoe Battleship

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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Activities and Campus Events (ACE) and Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL) co-hosted Canoe Battleship at the Kinney Natatorium on April 5. With the Kinney Natatorium transformed into a combat zone, teams participated in multiple rounds of intense competition.   The objective of Canoe Ba...

Greek Sing competition concludes 2019 Greek Week

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


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Every sorority and fraternity chapter on campus gathered in Davis Gym on April 5 for the culminating event of Greek Week: Greek Sing. Greek Sing is an annual competition in which all of the sororities and fraternities are randomly paired off to present a dance to a panel of judges, who then determine...

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