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University offers "dark comedy" Nov. 5-7

Bluffton University fall theatre production described as 'dark comedy'
How far is too far for a parent to go for their child? Audience members may have a new appreciation for that question after attending Bluffton University's performance of the play Bright Ideas by Eric Coble Nov. 5-8.

Director Dr. Melissa Friesen describes the play as, "a dark comedy which satirizes the ultra-competitive parenting culture as it follows a young couple trying to get their child into the 'ultimate preschool.'

Community educator presents Nov. 3 Forum

Alexander Leslie, community educator and campus liaison from the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, will present "A Human Issue: Eradicating Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence," Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall as part of Bluffton University's Forum series. The forum is free and open to the public.

Pennsylvania pastor minister-in-residence

Pennsylvania pastor Kathy Keener Shantz was a guest at Bluffton University as part of the minister-in-residence program, Oct. 13-15. Shantz, pastor at James Street Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pa., and attended classes, met with President James M. Harder, several faculty and administration members, and attended a luncheon with the Pathways Scholars. In addition she gave the chapel message on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Cross-cultural experiences told in Forum

Bluffton University students share cross-cultural experiences

Bluffton University students who participated in cross-cultural experiences during the 2008-09 academic year will share those experiences with the public at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Founders Hall, as part of Bluffton University's weekly forum series. The events are free and open to the public.

Oct. 31 university's fall instrumental concert

Bluffton University will hold its annual fall instrumental concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, in Yoder Recital Hall. The concert will feature the Jazz Band and the Concert Band. It will also be the debut performance of the Bluffton University Chamber Winds. The concert is free and open to the public.

Family Day Oct. 31 at university

Bluffton University will celebrate its annual Family Day on Saturday, Oct. 31. Family Day is an opportunity for relatives of current students to come and enjoy a day filled with activities on campus.