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University Department of Theatre and Dance to present Fall showcase

Haley Mullen, News Co-Editor

November 8, 2018


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The University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the Fall Dance Showcase on Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Harvey M. Powers Theatre. Over 100 students have been involved in the preparation and planning of the event, including the members of five introductory-level dance...

Take Back the Night 2018: Enough is enough

Take Back the Night 2018: Enough is enough

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Hundreds of students, faculty, and members of the University community gathered at the Smith Quad on the evening of Oct. 25 for the Take Back the Night event, sponsored by SpeakUP. Participants heard personal stories from victim-survivors, declarations of support, and commitments to preventing sexual...

Bucknell Brigade celebrates 20 years of work in Nicaragua

Isabel Carden, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


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The Bucknell Brigade celebrated 20 years of working alongside the people of Nicaragua to provide disaster relief on Oct. 25. The Bucknell Brigade was founded in 1999, when a group of volunteers from the University traveled to Nicaragua to provide aid following the devastation of Hurricane Mitch. After...

Greek Life hosts Spooktacular for Lewisburg Community

Greek Life hosts Spooktacular for Lewisburg Community

Emily Barlow, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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The University’s Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council came together on Oct. 28 to host Spooktacular, an event where families from the Lewisburg community participate in Halloween-themed games and crafts at the MacDonald Commons. All eight of the University’s sororities and several of the...

Rape culture discussed at community dinner hosted by SpeakUP

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Members of the University gathered for the semester’s second community dinner on Oct. 30 in Larison Dining Hall. September’s discussion on the destigmatization of mental health was hosted by University organization Active Minds. This month’s event was hosted by Speak UP and focused on the media...

The LC Takeover

Silvia Buonocore, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Activities and Campus Events (ACE) hosted what is known as the LC Takeover in the Elaine Langone Center on Oct. 26. The event had activities such as massages, Mario Kart, game shows, painting, and therapy dogs. There were also mac and cheese bites, chicken nuggets, and bison dip for students to snack...

University hosts 13th annual Susquehanna River Symposium

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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The University hosted the 13th annual Susquehanna River Symposium on Oct. 26-27. The event was held by the Center for Sustainability & the Environment, whose mission it is to enable learning that applies understanding of human-nature relationships to promote students to serve the common good. The...

NYC networking Career Fair and USA TODAY field trip

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


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The University offered students the opportunity to attend the Communications, Arts & Entertainment Networking & Career Fair, as well as a site visit to USA TODAY offices in New York City, on Oct. 30. This trip is held annually by the University because of its importance concerning forging relationships...

Bison Girls: Off the Court

Bison Girls: Off the Court

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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The Bison Girls Dance Team, known for performing at basketball games, has started a new annual performance called Bison Girls: Off the Court. “We love performing at basketball games, but we wanted to do something different that focused on our teams’ abilities in different styles of dance. Our...

Current status of OEL and the recent hiring of interim OEL coordinator

Katherine Kromer, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Due to an unexpected vacancy of a position in late September, a majority of the University’s Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL) programs, including the Rental Center, Bike Shop, Climbing Wall, ClimBucknell, and OEL marketing team, have been closed indefinitely while the University has been in the p...

Department of Theatre and Dance Department presents “Antigone”

Department of Theatre and Dance Department presents “Antigone”

Rachel Milio, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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The University Theatre and Dance Department, from Oct. 19-22, presented Sophocles’ “Antigone,” translated by Anne Carson. Directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Bryan Vandevender, the Greek tragedy was performed in the Harvey M. Powers Theatre by a cast, crew, and production staff...

What happened on campus this week

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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This past weekend was Homecoming Weekend, and the University welcomed back alumni with many fun events and activities to participate in. Events officially kicked off on Oct. 18 with the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble performance at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. On Oct. 19, the traditional festivities...

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