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Students protest anti-LGBTQA group: Anti-transgender group causes a ruckus on campus

Rachel Wright, News Editorr

April 26, 2017

         On Monday afternoon the religious organization The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) held a protest against the transgender movement on campus. ...

Live Another Day: Put down the cigarette and take a deep, clean breath

Morgan Mickavicz, Assist. Op Ed Editor

April 26, 2017

     In the past few weeks, I’ve seen several people in my community pass away from disease and other health-related issues. In the past few years, I’ve seen many people from my school, town, and family pass away from freak accidents, disease, and other causes. We have seen ...

Scholarship recipient makes history

Jessica Brown, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

     Alexandra Miller, a senior at Bloomsburg University, was recently awarded the Fulbright Scholarship, making her the first Bloomsburg University student to be given this prestigious honor. With this scholarship, she will be traveling to Argentina as part of the scholarship program.&...

The Ugly Truth Behind Show Animals: Animals in popular attractions are often abused by tourists and handlers

Morgan Mickavicz, Assist. Op Ed Editor

April 26, 2017

     A recent opinion article in the New York Times written by Vanessa Barbara outlined her experience in the Amazon and the endangerment to dolphins she witnessed there. Barbara witnesses individuals restraining and riding dolphins, harassing them and even lifting them out of the water...

Meet BU softball’s Taylor Winkelman: Winkelman discusses her success on the season, why she chose BU and more

Evin Hartsock, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

Bloomsburg softball’s Taylor Winkelman steps up to the plate during BU’s April 17 match-up with Philadelphia University. Winkelman had an RBI single in the 8-0 win.      The Bloomsburg University...

Final preparations

Tinamarie Munsell, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2017

     Finals week can be one of the most stressful time in any college student’s life. The following are some tips and strategies to doing well on your exams. The earlier you start, the better you will feel.1. Create a study guide     Many professors already pro...

BU represents at March for Science

Rachel Wright, News Editor

April 26, 2017

     “What do we want? Science. When do we want it? After peer review.” Chants rung through the streets of Washington D.C. as an estimated 40 thousand scientists and supporters rallied on the National Mall on Earth Day for the March for Science.     The e...

The Wall no longer blocks budget debates

Taylor Ploeger, Op Ed Editor

April 26, 2017

     Mr. Trump once again graced the world with a tweet Tuesday morning, “Don’t let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL. It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc.”     While he still firmly believe...

Huskies’ slugger Benson talks success: BU baseball’s Tyler Benson gives insight on plate productivity

Evin Hartsock, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

Junior Tyler Benson begins his run to first after a hit against Seton Hill on March 5. Benson finished the game with 2 hits and an RBI in 5 at-bats.      The Bloomsburg University baseball team has had a rol...

“Gender Appropriate” should be thrown away: Be who you are, Act how you want

Arianna Erdman, Managing Editor

April 26, 2017

“You’re a man, you can’t be crying! Toughen up!”“You’re a woman, you can’t lift that! Get a man to do it!”“You have a [insert genitalia] so you have to stay the gender and do the things that we tell you go along with that part! You don’t like it? ...

BU softball dominates doubleheader: Seniors Parker and Tomaschik combine for 21 strikeouts in sweep

Jake McDonnell, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Senior pitcher Mallory Tomaschik struck out a career-high 15 hitters on Monday. She has an 1.88 ERA and 114 strikeouts this season.       The Bloomsburg University softball got dominant pitching performances...

A Blue Day

Joshua Lloyd, A&E Editor

April 26, 2017

Austin, Jesse and Jeffery Allem (left to right) got their start as a “classic basement band,” learning music as a family in their home near Philadelphia.       Love sang out at the Scranton ...

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