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One Book Author to Speak

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Elizabeth M.  Norman, author of "We Band of Angels," the One Book One Community read for the Town of Bridgewater and Bridgewater State University, will discuss her true, previously untold account of the first American women to prove their mettle under combat conditions. Her presentation will be Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. A book sale and signing will follow her presentation. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

One Book Event

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A Sentimental Journey Swing Dance and Canteen, a One Book One Community event that observes the reading of "We Band of Angels" by Elizabeth M. Norman, will be held Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bridgewater Veterans Club. The Swing Dance will feature the music of "The Olde Kids on the Block," a group of musical retirees founded in 1991 that features the tunes of Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Stan Kenton. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar is available.

One Book Event

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One Book One Community events continue in the Town of Bridgewater as the partnership with Bridgewater State University features Elizabeth M. Norman's "We Band of Angels," the true and untold account of the first American women to prove their mettle under combat conditions. "Military Women Speak Out" is a forum that will be held at the Williams Intermediate School of Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Roles and responsibilities of women in the military from World War II to present day will be discussed.

Annual Powwow Scheduled

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A National Native American Month Powwow will be hosted by Bridgewater State University on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Kelly Gymnasium. Drumming, specialty and intertribal dancing, educational workshops, storytelling, craft demonstrations, Native vendors and Native food will be featured throughout the day. Admission is $5. Students, faculty and staff with a BSU ID may attend free of charge.

Wind Ensemble Concert

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The BSU Wind Ensemble will present a concert Thursday, Nov. 7 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium. "Dreamcatcher" will feature the music of Samuel Barber, Rolf Rudin and Thomas Duffy. The event is open to the public and the campus community.

Mid-Week Music Session

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The Department of Music at Bridgewater State University welcomes the musical community to its bi-weekly Wednesday night music sessions, which present an opportunity to join the department in a night of relaxed and supportive music making. The blues will be featured on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center, Room 004. The music department will provide light refreshments.

Week in Review at BSU 10/7-10/13

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This edition of the week in review features the thoughts of Dr. Brian Frederick, associate professor of political science on the budget crisis in Washington, a visit to WBIM’s hip-hop show, a visiting Harvard professor teaching physics with frying pans, a man who’s made a life of bringing peace to war-torn regions of the world, and more.

See more at the News & Events page. 

Faculty Focus: Countdown to...?

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The machinations  down in the nation’s capital have a lot of people scratching their head. With the government shutdown and the pending debt ceiling crisis no one’s sure what’s next.

We asked Dr. Brian Frederick, associate professor of political science, to explain what’s going on and ponder the conclusion of this epic standoff. 

(Video by Shane Lamarre, '15, University News)

Distinguished Speaker Series

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Julian Bond, civil rights leader and former chairman of the NAACP, will be featured at the next President's Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in Horace Mann Auditorium, Boyden Hall. As an activist who faced jail for his convictions; a veteran of more than 20 years of service in the Georgia General Assembly; a writer, teacher and lecturer, Bond has been on the cutting edge of social change since he was a Morehouse College student leading sit-in demonstrations in Atlanta in 1960.

The Bridgewater Triangle

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In 1983, cryptozoologist Loren Coleman published his book "Mysterious America" in which he described a 200-square-mile region in Southeastern Massachusetts with a long history of paranormal activity dubbed "The Bridgewater Triangle." A documentary on The Bridgewater Triangle will be shown on Monday, Oct. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased by emailing boxoffice@bridgew.edu or by calling 508.531.1321.

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