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Neri Oxman discusses nature and artifice in material ecology

October 29, 2010

By Courtney Bottazzi Writer Neri Oxman spoke to the campus community in Trout Auditorium about a new era and field called “material ecology." In the concept of material ecology, the materials used in design should dictate form.  Explaining how she developed material ecology, Oxman described ...

University improves green score

October 29, 2010

By Allie Mongan Writer The University’s College Sustainability Report Card grade has increased from a C- in 2008 to a B in 2011, according to greenreportcard.org. For the past four years the College Sustainability Report Card has been given to colleges and universities that try to make their campu...

Roam fosters creativity

October 27, 2010

By Megan Herrera Assistant News Editor Any problem can be solved through the use of drawing and pictures, a world-renowned author said on Tuesday. Students, staff and the Lewisburg community filled the seats of the Leanne Freas Trout Auditorium to hear Dan Roam speak about his bestselling book, "...

Symposium examines Susquehanna

October 22, 2010

By Rob Duffy Managing Editor Students, faculty and administrators from six colleges and universities and various government and environmental organizations gathered to discuss the state of the river in the fifth annual Susquehanna River Symposium last weekend. The first day of the symposium was devoted to...

Greek life coordinates efforts to stop assault

October 21, 2010

By Courtney Bottazzi Writer As the University confronts the issue of sexual violence, Kevin Foster, assistant director of Residential Education for fraternity affairs, has been working closely with the Interfraternity Council (IFC) to take steps in creating a safer environment for students. Since Greek...

University rallies for a safer campus

October 21, 2010

By Meghan Finlayson Writer The recent rash of sexual assault and violence cases on campus has motivated many members of the University community to take action. "Take Back the Night" (A March for a Better Bucknell) and the Movement4Manner are among the responses. More than 400 students, faculty, sta...

Students acquitted by HBSM

October 21, 2010

By Allie Mongan and Courtney Flagg Writer and News Editor Both students involved in an alleged sexual assault case on campus were found responsible for disorderly conduct but acquitted of all other charges by the University Hearing Board on Sexual Misconduct (HBSM) on Oct. 7. The incident, report...

Majoring in college

October 15, 2010

By Meghan Finlayson Writer University students can choose from 47 majors and 62 minors in the College of Arts and Sciences, with the option to apply to the University’s College of Engineering and School of Management. “The six most popular majors over the last five graduating years are biology, econo...

Former model campaigns for 'real beauty' in lecture

October 7, 2010

By Meghan Finlayson Writer A Dove spokesperson and model challenged students and faculty to change their perceptions about real beauty in her presentation Oct. 11 in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. As a college student living in Chicago, Stacy Nadeau was approached on the street one day and asked to   join ...

Construction approved for Academic West

October 7, 2010

By Courtney Flagg News Editor The University will begin construction to establish infrastructure for a new academic building and prepare for new student housing as early as spring 2011. Academic West is advertised as “a first-class learning, teaching and research facility” that will “mark the e...

Special committee addresses role of athletics, merit aid

October 7, 2010

By Rob Duffy Managing Editor A special committee formed to address the role of athletics at the University reaffirmed a policy of spending $3 of merit aid for non-athletes for each $1 spend on merit aid for athletes. Provost Mick Smyer presented the committee's conclusions and sought feedback at a campus...

Diversity speaker promotes black fraternities

October 6, 2010

By Mike McPhee Senior Writer For members of historically African American fraternities and sororities, membership is a commitment that lasts a lifetime, said a prominent African American author. Dr. Lawrence Ross Jr., a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and author of the book “The Divine Ni...

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