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Pour a cup of kindness: Treat your baristas well, or they’ll give you whole milk

Sabin Laskoski, Op Ed Columnist

February 28, 2019

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My girlfriend works at Starbucks, so I spend many of my days off sitting at the café with my laptop on the desk and my earbuds in, usually taking notes from online PowerPoints while blasting BROCKHAMPTON.Often times, however, I find myself just sitting and staring in complete awe at how rude many of t...

Cine-Men: ‘Evil Dead’ is so terrible, it’s scary

Mitchell Baltosser, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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Welcome back, Cine-men readers! For the first article of the semester, we’re bringing it back to a series we explored in 2018: “Evil Dead.” This time, we’re talking about the 2013 remake.As this is a remake, or sometimes called a reimagination, this film follows the rough outline of...

Cine-Men: The choice is yours with ‘Bandersnatch’

Mitchell Baltosser, A&E Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

What is a choice, do we really have choices? Did you pick up this paper and choose to read this, or was it simply meant to be?  This is what we here at Cine-Men are choosing to discuss with the Netflix special “Bandersnatch.”The year is 1984 and we follow Stefan Butler, young video game pr...

He said/she said: Love shouldn’t be commercialized

Micheal Schantz Op, Ed Contributor

February 28, 2019

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I am all for the celebration of Valentine’s Day. There should be a day dedicated to love and romance.  It is important to let your significant other know how much you love them and how grateful you are to have them in your life.  However, just like most other holidays, I do believe Valentin...

Travis Knight transforms ‘Bumblebee’ into the best ‘Transformers’ ever

Gabriel Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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The Bumblebee solo movie is the latest in the “Transformers” film franchise with the best reception of the series. Sitting at a 93 percent “certified fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes it’s a Christmas miracle for a series saddled with typically “rotten” scores, with the hi...

Celebrities in politics

Zoe Zajac Op, Ed Contributor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

In our current, very partisan political climate there is a large portion of the general public that is unhappy with celebrity involvement in political issues. While the trend of celebrity political involvement is very popular lately its presence is not sudden or new.     Celebrities have had...

Where Marvel could go after ‘Endgame’

Joshua Lloyd, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

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“Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters in April, bookending Phase Three of the global phenomenon we call the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Given the cosmos-shaking events from last year’s “Infinity War,” it’s almost a given that not everyone will emerge unscathed.But “Endg...

The last straw with parking and shuttle buses

Lauren Young, Op Ed Columnist

February 28, 2019

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It’s about time to complain about a new issue: parking. While this is far from a new problem amongst Bloomsburg students and faculty alike, it is a problem now more than ever with less parking being available as a result of the ongoing construction around campus.Let’s start with parking, shall ...

Why we should trash our use of Styrofoam

Lauren Young Op, Ed Columnist

March 1, 2019

Filed under News, Opinions

Styrofoam: an epidemic even worse than plastic. Styrofoam is used for so many everyday functions such as take-out containers, boxes, cups, and packing material in packages.Styrofoam never breaks down and is not recyclable. It can however break into small pieces that are small enough to choke animals should...

Huskies splash past IUP, Clarion, Lock Haven

Connor McKay, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

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The Bloomsburg women’s swim team had an impressive victory over Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven and Clarion to take the title at the Pidgeon Memorial Invitational.Bloomsburg would put up a final score of 1077, edging out their second place competition of IUP with a score of 897. The wo...

Update on Pennsylvania driver’s license requirements

Heather Comstock, BUPD Sergeant

February 28, 2019

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Bloomsburg University Police would like to update you on the current changes to the PA driver’s licensing requirements. This information is provided to help make you compliant with Pennsylvania law and clear up any questions concerning the new changes.Important changes to you PA Driver’s Licens...

Spider-Man’s brave new world

Joshua Lloyd, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

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Is this the same Sony that force-fed us the middling “Amazing Spider-Man” flicks a few years back? We can only guess that they took Spidey’s immortal words to heart – with great power comes great responsibility – and atoned for their mistakes by making one of the absolute best...

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