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Intercultural Equity & Advocacy (IEA) changes its name to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Harry Hobart, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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Formerly known as the office of Intercultural Equity & Advocacy (IEA), the renamed office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a network of offices that assists the University community with the mission to “engage with, understand, and appreciate perspectives, people and cultures that may...

Strategic planning: Committing the future of the University

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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Like any school, the University has an extensive plan for its future success. The University’s “Committing to the Future, Strategic Planning for a Stronger Bucknell” mission is an updated version of “The Plan for Bucknell,” which was unveiled about a decade ago. While the University has kept...

The University reacts to Les Moonves sexual assault accusations

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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As the #MeToo Movement continues to combat sexual harassment in Hollywood and in the workplace, University alumni and CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves ’71 is facing a slew of sexual assault accusations. Six women came forward against Moonves in a The New Yorker exposé that was published in the A...

Mold in Kress, and asbestos in Vaughn Literature Building

Emily Barlow, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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Lewisburg and its surrounding areas experienced above-average rainfalls for the months of June, July and August. The rain totals are at least seven inches above average, and humidity levels have spiked as well. The significant increase in humidity has taken a toll on various buildings on the Univer...

Generous Mellon Foundation grant to benefit the arts and humanities

Katherine Kromer, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University a grant of $743,000 to students and faculty in the arts and humanities to explore thought-provoking questions and problems pertinent to our generation. With the support of this grant, faculty in the humanities and arts will be able to develop...

“When Women Ruled the World” a lecture by Dr. Kara Cooney

Avery Blasko, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


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The Weis Center for the Performing Arts hosted its second event of the semester on Aug. 30, a lecture by Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA. Cooney discussed women who once ruled Egypt as kings and what this means in the broader context of feminism and female leadership.  ...

Fall Concert 2018: Steve Aoki featuring AJR

Fall Concert 2018: Steve Aoki featuring AJR

Emily Barlow, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2018


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The Bucknell Concert Committee announced that famed DJ Steve Aoki will perform at this year’s Fall Concert with opening act AJR. The event will be held  on Sept. 28 in the Gerhard Fieldhouse. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the concert will start at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale online and at the...

New 24/7 study space to open in Bertrand Library on Sept. 10

New 24/7 study space to open in Bertrand Library on Sept. 10

Katherine Kromer, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2018


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A new 24-hour study space will open on Sept. 10 to accommodate students who wish to study during Bertrand Library’s normal closing hours of 2-5 a.m. This new study space is to the left of the entrance of the library, where the digital scholarship center was previously located.   Plans for...

President Bravman’s contract extended

President Bravman’s contract extended

Avery Blasko, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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In April, the University Board of Trustees unanimously extended President John Bravman’s contract until June 2025. Bravman’s previous contract, which was set to expire in 2020, has been extended five years. “The Board of Trustees believes that, under John’s leadership, Bucknell will capita...

Students find opportunities to volunteer at Fall Community Service Fair

Students find opportunities to volunteer at Fall Community Service Fair

Rachel Milio, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2018


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The University hosted the Fall Community Service Fair on Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Terrace Room. Over 40 organizations attended the semi-annual event, which occurs in both the fall and spring semesters. “We love working with Bucknell students,” Joan Williams, volunteer coordinator at Ronald McDonald ...

New University app features many aspects of student, alumni and faculty life

Silvia Buonocore, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2018


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Students have come back to a new app this year to keep them up-to-date on University happenings. The home page features a new section entitled “The Weekender” at the very top, which allows students to see colorful posters advertising future events occurring on campus. There are also various quick...

Griot Institute hosts opening event for fall semester

Griot Institute hosts opening event for fall semester

Genevieve Block, Contributing Writer

August 30, 2018


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The Griot Institute for Africana Studies hosted their annual opening event from 12-2 p.m. on Aug. 25 with performances by the Soul in Motion African Dance and Drum Ensemble and the Bisonettes on the Science Quad. For almost 10 years, the Griot Institute for Africana Studies has welcomed students,...

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