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Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" Set for BC Stage Nov. 6-10

Theatre at Bridgewater College will present William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” at Bridgewater College Nov. 6 – 10 in Cole Hall.

Performances are at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 – 9 and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 10. A talk-back and reception will follow the performance on

Nontombi Naomi Tutu Emphasizes Apartheid’s Lessons to BC Students

Nontombi Naomi Tutu Emphasizes Apartheid’s Lessons to BC Students

by Andrew Peters ’15

On Oct. 21 in Cole Hall, Nontombi Naomi Tutu, peace activist and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, shared her stories about South Africa’s exodus from apartheid.

As South Africa began to turn its back on apartheid, Tutu’s father,

Real-Life Subject of The Blind Side Relates Her Family’s Experience

Real-Life Subject of The Blind Side Relates Her Family’s Experience

by Andrew Peters ’15

Collins Tuohy, adoptive sister of Michael Oher, gave an honest account of her family’s experiences as depicted in the Hollywood blockbuster, The Blind Side, to students on Oct. 17 in Cole Hall.

Tuohy laughingly told students that she

Peacemaker Shane Claiborne to Speak Nov. 5

Peacemaker Shane Claiborne to Speak Nov. 5

Shane Claiborne’s adventures have taken him from the streets of Calcutta, where he worked with Mother Teresa, to an internship at Willow Creek, a mega-church in the suburbs of Chicago.

Claiborne – Bridgewater College’s Fall Spiritual Focus leader –

World-Renowned Master of the Sitar, Surbahar and Tabla to Perform Oct. 28

World-Renowned Master of the Sitar, Surbahar and Tabla to Perform Oct. 28

Ustad Shafaat Khan, a world-renowned Indian master of the sitar, surbahar and tabla, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

The program is free and open to the public.

The son of

BC Art Professors Showcase Work in Collaborative Project

BC Art Professors Showcase Work in Collaborative Project

by Andrew Peters ’15

Bridgewater College professors Nan Covert and Scott Jost gave insight behind their new art show Passages on display in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery during a recent artists’ talk. Photos can be viewed here.

The collaboration

Five Sports Legends Enter BC Athletic Hall of Fame Nov. 8

Five stellar former Bridgewater College athletes have been selected for induction into the college's Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Nov. 8, in the Kline Campus Center. The inductees will also be recognized the following day at half-time of the Eagles’

BC and Local Community to Raise Money to End Hunger

BC and Local Community to Raise Money to End Hunger

Bridgewater College will hold a CROP Meal from 4:45 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the main dining hall in the Kline Campus Center.

BC faculty, staff and members of the local community purchase CROP Meals surrendered by BC students and enjoy “dinner

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Curator to Speak Oct. 24

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Curator to Speak Oct. 24

Dr. James Deutsch, curator and editor at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will speak on “Magic on the Mall: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Cultural Diversity” on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at

Expedition Denali Team Members to Visit BC on Oct. 22

Expedition Denali Team Members to Visit BC on Oct. 22

In June of 2013, a team of mountaineers from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)  attempted to make history by being the first African American team to climb Mt. McKinley (also known as Denali) in Alaska.

Team members will speak on

BC Earns National Recognition for STARS Environmental Study

BC Earns National Recognition for STARS Environmental Study

Bridgewater College has earned a Bronze rating from the Association for the Advancement of  Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its completion of a rigorous 20-month, in-depth study of several areas in sustainability – education, research,

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