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University named among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

Maddie Margioni, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019


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The Peace Corps announced its 2019 list of top volunteer-producing schools in the United States on March 20. The University ranked sixth among small schools, which is an improvement from its placement as 13th in 2018.   Every year, the Peace Corps ranks its top volunteer-producing schools...

Breaking the bubble

Silvia Buonocore

April 4, 2019


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National:   A woman from China, identified as Yujing Zhang, suspiciously entered Mar-a-Lago on March 30 with four cellphones and a malware infected thumb drive. She claimed to be there for a United Nations Chinese American Association event. However, upon further questioning, she became hesitant...

Relay for Life unites community against cancer

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

March 29, 2019


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Relay for Life united the University and Lewisburg community in the fight against cancer on March 22. The event raised over $19,000 for the American Cancer Society. After months of preparation by two chairs, two co-chairs, and nine committees, the Olympic-themed event finally came to fruition.   Students...

Hillel hosts workshop on identifying antisemitism with Anti-Defamation League

Jessica Kaplan, Co-Print Managing Editor

March 29, 2019


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The Office of Campus Jewish Life and the Philadelphia Office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) co-sponsored a workshop entitled “Identifying Antisemitism When It Comes to Israel” as part of the ongoing Diversity Summit on March 27. The workshop was oriented for Jewish students to provide them wi...

Indigenous art with Jeneen Njootli

Maddie Margioni, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


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Jeneen Njootli, a Vuntut Gwitchin artist based in Canada, presented a talk in the Elaine Langone Center Forum on March 26. The talk was part of the University’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Gender (CSREG) series entitled “Indigeneity: Making the Visible Seen.”   Associate...

Art professor Jonathan Frey’s solo exhibition displayed at Samek Gallery

Caroline Buck, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


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The University’s own Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Jonathan Frey is currently displaying his work in an exhibit entitled “Language and Other Games” at the Samek Art Museum’s Downtown Gallery. Frey’s solo exhibition, which includes pieces connected to both written and verbal communication as...

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company performs at Weis Center

Sarah Haber, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


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The University hosted the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on March 23. The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is an internationally renowned contemporary company based out of Salt Lake City. Along with performing pieces created by their artistic director, Daniel Charon,...

Author Valeria Luiselli delivers keynote lecture of University Diversity Summit

Elizabeth Lagerback, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


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Author Valeria Luiselli gave the keynote address for the University’s annual Diversity Summit on March 26. The address was held in the Leanne Freas Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building. The keynote address, as well as the full Diversity Summit, was sponsored by the Office of Diversity,...

UWC scholars host Diversity Summit 2019 Community Dinner

Clare Merante, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019


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The University’s Davis United World College Scholars (UWC) organized the Diversity Summit 2019 Community Dinner on March 26. It was hosted by Anushikha Sharma ’19, Brishti Mandal ’20, Arsh Noor Amin ’21, Spandan Marasini ’21, Andrés Valenzuela Navarrete ’21, Ifunanya Maduka ’22, and...

Breaking the bubble

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

March 29, 2019


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National:   After much debate over the state of the U.S. healthcare system, President Donald Trump declared his support to repeal Obamacare on March 27. This decision aligns with Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, who has been in favor of repealing Obamacare for a number...

Former FBI agent Robert Wittman speaks on art crimes

Maddie Margioni, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


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Pull-out quote: “As an art history major, I found the talk to be really interesting, especially his story about going undercover as a member of the Russian mob to recover a Rembrandt that was stolen from the Swedish National Gallery. I also was excited to meet him because I’m a huge fan of his book...

Relay for Life to take place in Gerhard Fieldhouse

Silvia Buonocore, News Editor

March 21, 2019


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The University’s annual Relay For Life will take place in the Gerhard Fieldhouse at 6 p.m. on March 22 to raise awareness for cancer. Over the course of the semester, chairs Kate Elken ’19 and Matt Novak ’21, alongside co-chairs Chris Mangano ’21 and Stephen Olick-Sutphen ’22, have led nine...

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