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Study abroad on the Susquehanna

September 10, 2010


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By Jessica Rafalko Contributing Writer This semester marks the first time University students have the option to participate in the Bucknell on the Susquehanna study abroad program. Billed as a “domestic study abroad program,” Bucknell on the Susquehanna gives students the opportunity to study the region’s larg...

ELC to house student center

September 10, 2010


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By Olivia Seecof Contributing Writer The 12,500-square foot space in the Elaine Langone Center, previously occupied by the University bookstore, will serve as a student “hearth space” next semester. The space will serve a variety of functions for students and student organizations. Sections of the n...

Gardner emphasizes intellectual curiosity

September 10, 2010


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By Ryan Wodarczyk Contributing Writer A Harvard psychologist and author discussed the importance of different types of minds in a future marked by informational and technological revolutions last Thursday evening. Howard Gardner, author of "Five Minds for the Future," spoke to an audience in the ...

Week of Service inspires students to volunteer

September 10, 2010


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By Courtney Flagg News Editor University students, faculty and staff took part in the Sept. 11th Week of Community Service. The event commenced Friday, Sept. 10 with the annual remembrance ceremony and ended Thursday, the final day of community service. Beth O'Brien ’12 opened the remembrance ceremony last week wi...

Twyla Tharp encourages creativity

September 8, 2010


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By Emily Harwood Staff Writer Anyone can harness his or her creativity with ambition and discipline, a renowned choreographer said Tuesday evening. Twyla Tharp, distinguished choreographer, writer, director and winner of numerous honors, including Emmy and Tony Awards, as well as a Kennedy Center Honor spoke to an audience at the University’s Weis Center...

Public Safety Logs

September 8, 2010


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Wednesday, Sept. 1 EMS TRANSPORT Rear Art Barn: Transported for treatment. ALARM/FIRE Bucknell West: Caused by cooking. MEDICAL REFUSAL Psychology Lab: Refused treatment. ALARM/FIRE President’s House: Detector malfunction. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Tustin Theatre: Report filed. SUSPICIOUS PERSON ...

Blaze in downtown Lewisburg causes scare

September 7, 2010


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By Tracy Lum and Rob Duffy Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor A fire tore through White Pine and Hawn alleys between South Seventh and South Eighth streets early Tuesday morning, leaving in its wake the charred, skeletal frame of a barn and a line of burned cars buried in rubble. University students ...

BUID to be accepted off-campus

September 3, 2010


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By Jessica Domsky Contributing Writer Several stores and restaurants in downtown Lewisburg began accepting BUID campus dollars this week as an alternative form of payment. Dwellings, CVS, Market Street Deli, What’s in Store and Zelda’s Café are among those accepting campus dollars. The new agreement h...

Student Mailroom adopts electronic package system

September 3, 2010


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By Meghan Finlayson Writer The University is transitioning to a new system for receiving packages for the 2010-2011 school year. Instead of receiving a paper slip in their mailboxes, students now receive a notification by e-mail. “A couple of years ago BSG asked the director of this department, Li...

New shuttle system in effect

September 3, 2010


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By Allie Mongan Contributing Writer The new downtown shuttle system installed by the University at the beginning of this semester offers students, faculty and staff a new way to get around campus. The Office of Card Services and Student Transit issued surveys to students last spring regarding their inter...

Teleconference discusses Alta Gracia anti-sweatshop initiative

September 3, 2010


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By Courtney Bottazzi Contributing Writer A teleconference was held on Tuesday, Aug. 31 to help spread the word about the recent opening of a privately-owned garment factory in the Dominican Republic. The Alta Gracia factory, owned by Knights Apparel, is becoming known for its anti-sweatshop regulations. Emp...

Public Safety Log

September 1, 2010


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Wednesday, August 25 ASSIST/AGENCY 6th and St. Catherine Street: Assisted Lewisburg Police Department. WELFARE CHECK Harris Hall: Report filed. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF Trax Hall: Under investigation. ALARM/INTRUSION Computer Center: Caused by contractor. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Carey House: Report f...

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