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Greek Life still facing hazing penalties

Jess Barnett, News Editor

February 28, 2019

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In the Fall 2018 semester, all Greek life was put on suspension due to allegations of hazing, which resulted in a launch of an external investigation and suspending several Greek organizations; they were told to stop all new member activities.  AASCU - Penson Center for Professional Development was hi...

New bridge construction sparks rumors of bus cancellations

Allison Reed, Contributing Write

February 28, 2019

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For the past few months, a new piece of construction has been sitting in the commuter lot new Geisinger Hospital. This large metal structure is actually the start of a new bridge being constructed behind Bakeless and McCormick that leads directly to the off-campus Honeysuckle Apartments.This bridge has bee...

Holistic Huskies: Black beans and chocolate

Micaela Hoadley, Anthropology Club

February 28, 2019

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I know, I can already imagine everyone rolling their eyes when they see the title of this article. “Of course you’re writing about Valentine’s Day! Very original.” However, there are some unique and some angsty traditions that different countries around the world have to celebrate t...

Town police investigate multiple hit-and-run cases

Julia Bagnata, News Editor

February 28, 2019

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Bloomsburg Town Police are investigating two different hit-and-run instances that occurred within the last two weeks in town.  On Monday, Jan. 28, a vehicle that appeared to be a silver Cadillac struck a pedestrian at the intersection of East Second Street and Penn Street near Carver Hall at approxima...

Women’s Track ends on a high note

Connor McKay, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

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Bloomsburg University’s women’s indoor track team ended their regular season this past Saturday at the Susquehanna University Open on a high note as they posted five Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) qualifiers.Success started for the Huskies during the 60-meter hurdles, when junior...

When the government shuts down, the rest of us pay the price

Ed Murphy, Photo Editor

February 28, 2019

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The government shutdown is pissing me off this time around. The whole concept of the shutdown blows my mind. Because the national budget cannot be passed, the whole country suffers.I honestly don’t know who to blame for the situation. President Trump? The Democrats? The Republicans? Whomever caused t...

Passing the torch: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, calls on young people to make a change

Joshua Lloyd, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

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Although Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26, 2012, his mother Sybrina Fulton doesn’t consider that the worst day of her life. Her worst day came a few days later, when she sat at Trayvon’s viewing and saw the body of her teenage son lying in a casket.The Miami teen became a household...

‘The Lego Movie 2’ rebuilds to stay awesome

Joshua Lloyd, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

It feels like it’s been forever since Emmet, Wyldstyle and the rest of the Lego gang made everything awesome in 2014. Back then, our elected officials weren’t openly stoking racism and homophobia to win votes. The man-baby who happens to be President of the United States had yet to announce his...

Michael Smith, owner of Smitty’s Steaks, passes away at 49

Julia Bagnata, News Editor

February 28, 2019

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Michael Smith, beloved owner of Smitty’s Steaks and graduate of Bloomsburg University, passed away in his home on Dec. 19, 2018. He was 49 years old.In a Facebook post on Dec. 20, Smith’s sister, Suellen Smith Lewis, wrote: “this is the hardest post I…have ever had to write,” ...

BloomU entrance gets a makeover

Jess Barnett, News Editor

February 28, 2019

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The entrance to campus located on Lightstreet Road will be under construction until April 2019. Remodeling the gateway to campus is all part of the 2014 Master Plan. This entrance, when completed, will have a new and more welcoming look.According to Eric Ness, Assistant VP for Facilities Management, “...

The Flyers are soaring: 20-year-old goaltender Carter Hart turns Flyers’ season around

Matt Rushforth, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

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The Philadelphia Flyers have won 11 out of their last 14 games to improve their record to 26-24-7 and still give themselves a chance of reaching the 2018-19 Stanley Cup Playoffs.After a shaky start to begin the season, the Flyers fired both their head coach and general manager to what it seemed like, start...

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