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Class Act

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Each year, the class celebrating its 50th reunion makes a sizable donation to the university. This year, the Class of 1963 donated $163,000. The class gift was presented at the annual alumni dinner held during Homecoming weekend.

Class of ‘63 members Dr. Edward J. Meaney and Mae Doherty presented the check to Dr. Brenda Molife, vice president for university advancement.

The amount was raised over a five-year period by class members in honor of the 50th anniversary of their graduation from Bridgewater.

Faculty Focus: Bullying in the NFL

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Is there such a thing as bullying in the violent sport of professional football? That’s the question sports fans, educators and commentators are pondering this week, after allegations arose out of the Miami Dolphins locker room. Player Jonathan Martin left the team, saying he’d been bullied by teammate Richie Incognito.

Rights for All

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Civil rights leader Julian Bond came to campus as the fall 2013 presidential distinguished speaker, sharing with a large audience his thoughts on the age of Obama, the Tea Party Movement, conservative politics, Washington’s current troubles, and the scourge of the narrow minded.

After a few humorous remarks and recalling how he’d visited the Bridgewater campus in the 1970s, Mr. Bond got down to business, saying the election of Barack Obama did not equal “racial nirvana.” 

Words that Matter

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Lisa J. Sullivan, ’16, is the United States winner of the Ireland Poetry Project Prize. Her winning entry, “To the Bog of Allen,” is an ekphrastic poem, which means it was written in response to another work of art. Ms. Sullivan’s poem is in response to a short video by Nigel Rolfe called, “Into the Mire.” The poem is printed below; to see the video, visit The Poetry Project’s U.S. winner.

Matinee Dance Performance

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Under the direction of Dr. Nancy Moses, professor and chairperson of the Department of Theater and Dance, Winterdance consists of advanced student choreographers who create their own pieces, develop them in the classroom and stage them in this annual dance concert. Winterdance has been a long-standing tradition at Bridgewater State University, delighting audiences for the past 26 years with the philosophy: "dance is for everybody." A matinee performance of Winterdance 2013 will be held Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium.

Annual Student Production

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Under the direction of Dr. Nancy Moses, professor and chairperson of the Department of Theater and Dance, Winterdance consists of advanced student choreographers who create their own pieces, develop them in the classroom and stage them in this annual dance concert. Winterdance has been a long-standing tradition at Bridgewater State University, delighting audiences for the past 26 years with the philosophy: "dance is for everybody." Winterdance 2013 will be staged Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium.

Winterdance 2013 Opens

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Under the direction of Dr. Nancy Moses, professor and chairperson of the Department of Theater and Dance, Winterdance consists of advanced student choreographers who create their own pieces, develop them in the classroom and stage them in this annual dance concert. Winterdance has been a long-standing tradition at Bridgewater State University, delighting audiences for the past 26 years with the philosophy: "dance is for everybody." The first performance of Winterdance 2013 is Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium.

Matinee Performance

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The Department of Theater and Dance presents its Lab Theater production of Still Waters Run Deep: Voices from Spoon River, directed by Jim Quinn, on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for students with a valid  ID, seniors and members of the military. Contact the box office at boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call 508.531.1321 for more information and reservations.

Lab Theater Production

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The Department of Theater and Dance presents its Lab Theater production of Still Waters Run Deep: Voices from Spoon River, directed by Jim Quinn, on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for students with a valid  ID, seniors and members of the military. Contact the box office at boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call 508.531.1321 for more information and reservations.

'Still Waters' on Stage

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The Department of Theater and Dance presents its Lab Theater production of Still Waters Run Deep: Voices from Spoon River, directed by Jim Quinn, on Friday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for students with a valid  ID, seniors and members of the military. Contact the box office at boxoffice@bridgew.edu or call 508.531.1321 for more information and reservations.

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