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Twyla Tharp encourages creativity

September 8, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

University panel presents findings in study of sexual assault on campus

August 31, 2010

By Christina Oddo Contributing Writer The University community is constantly searching for ways to improve sexual assault awareness, supply support for survivors and enhance educational services, said guest speakers at the 2010 Sexual Assault Discussion, held Tuesday, Aug. 31 in the Elaine Langone C...

Non-varsity weight room refurbished

August 25, 2010

By Allie Mongan Contributing Writer The non-varsity weight room in the Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center was refurbished with several new weight machines and equipment in addition to a new sound system last summer. Bucknell Student Government (BSG) has been working since January on the p...

Sororities implement no-frills recruitment

August 25, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor This fall marks the first year sororities on campus implemented the National Panhellenic Council’s (NPC) guidelines for formal sorority recruitment. The NPC has been encouraging all universities with NPC sororities to switch to the more "toned down" style of recruitment since...

Community reacts positively to new Barnes & Noble partnership downtown

August 25, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor This past weekend marked the grand opening of the Barnes & Noble and University bookstore partnership in downtown Lewisburg. The new Barnes & Noble boasts spacious floors, all of which are wheelchair-accessible, and sells everything from contemporary literature...

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