Since 1983 the U.S. government has officially recognized the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther Jr. with an annual national holiday in January. Bucknell honors Dr. King's impact annually by inviting the campus community to attend the annual MLK Beloved Dinner. The 2012 MLK Beloved Dinner focused on Dr. King's influence on social justice. || Learn more about the annual celebration of MLK day.
Soul Mash-Up is a semi-formal night hosted in the Weis Center Lobby on February 18, 2012 from 7 to 9 PM to raise funds for the MSS Alternative Spring Break Trip. That night was filled with music that incorporates famous artists from the past with contemporary blues-inspired artists, delicious food that alludes to Memphis and the South, and a photo-booth.
(-Photos taken by Edward Louie)
The Civil Rights Alternative Spring break trip offersBucknell students the rare and exciting opportunity to explore the ongoing legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. During the trip, student and faculty/staff leaders investigate historic sites, museums, colleges and archives, interact with key historical players of the movement, and receive special behind-the-scene tours.
This is a new international program created by ISS, MSS, BSG's Committee on Diversity, Alumni Relations and CDC that designed for students who plan to study, travel, and work abroad or are interested in other cultures. It took place on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 5:30-7:30pm at Terrace Room, ELC. Students visited over 20 countries in one night, enjoyed free international cuisines, and learned about the cultures, and social norms of various countries around the world.
On April 7th, the Students for Asian Awareness at Bucknell, commonly known as SAAB, hosted their annual Asian Gala, a night of food and entertainment from multiple Asian countries at Larison Dining Hall from 6:00-8:00pm. Dinner and dessert buffet of 15 dishes from various Asian countries, including Japan, India, China, Korea, and others were served. Musical and dance performances were showcased, including Cultural fashion show, Chinese water festival dance, Korean fan dance and many others!
The Black Student Union at Bucknell University hosted the annual Black Arts Festival from April 14 to 17. A dance workshop, poetry slam, block party and fashion show were among the festival's many events.
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