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Welcome to the Dog Pound: ‘Shark Tank’ style competition brings in big crowds and offers bigger prizes

Ioannis Pashakis, Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2017

     Participants flocked to Bloomsburg University’s first annual Husky Dog Pound. A daylong event that promised $50,000 in prizes to participants who could pitch the best ideas to a panel of judges.     On Tuesday, BU students from all four colleges, along wit...

Dear Cleveland: Your Logo is Offensive

Mike Klein, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017

     The Cleveland Indians recently unveiled a plan to slowly remove the infamous Chief Wahoo logo. For those of you who are not familiar with the cartoon, it is an offensive stereotypical depiction of a Native American who is in red-face wearing a headdress. The caricature has large ey...

Meet The Candidates: Kimberly Johnston

Rachel Wright, News Editor

April 19, 2017

     The fourth and final university presidential candidate Kimberly Johnston visited Bloomsburg and discussed her experience and her goals. Johnston received her Bachelors and Masters in Nursing from Penn State and then her Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Widener Univ...

The future of BU is upon us

Kendra Parke, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

      Bloomsburg University students today can look fondly at their experiences at Bloom and remember the hours they spent at the Andruss Library, the countless dinners at the Scranton Commons, the money spe...

NBA playoffs produce exciting first round: Chicago poised to upset Boston, Cavs avoid close calls against Indiana

Adam Zalewski, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

     It seems like just yesterday that basketball season was just beginning, and there was great speculation about how Kevin Durant would fit in with the Warriors, if Russell Westbrook would be able to carry a team all on his lonesome and if the Cavaliers would still have enough in the ...

New York sets example with free tuition for public schools: Low and middle-income college students can now save money in school

The Voice, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

     To the relief of New York students and any student who is considering moving to New York, the state will be the first state to begin offering a tuition-free option for those in low-and-middle-income households and who want to go to college, hopefully starting the ball rolling in de...

Softball splits double header In Philly: BU pitching staff’s 47-inning scoreless streak comes to an end

Jake McDonnell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

     On Monday, April 21, the Bloomsburg University softball team split a pair of games with Philadelphia University. The Huskies won game one, 8-0, and lost game two, 4-2. The team is 21-13 on the season with an 11-1 record against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Central ...

Its Written in the stars: Taurus Fever

Andy Bispels & Catie Kirk, Staff Writers

April 19, 2017

     Season of the Taurus is upon us! Open up your windows and let the sunshine in because this sign can at times be a little difficult to deal with. They are extremely stubborn, loathe change, and are a tad bit possessive. On a bad day, a Taurus can be overindulgent, stubborn, lazy, va...

Earth Day celebration draws crowds on the quad

Jessica Brown, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

     On Wednesday April 19 BU hosted the annual Earth Day Events on campus. The Earth Day festivities were organized and put on by Bloomsburg students. One of those students, senior Sarah Rosenbaum, explained that the events were made possible by the Special Topics Event Planning in Com...

Opportunities for University Graduates: Press Release: Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank-Fund your innovating ideas with these six grants, awards and programs

April 19, 2017

     Graduation is fast approaching—and the real world looming. Many students dream of finding a job, starting a company, or inventing something new. For students who are interested in food and agriculture, Food Tank is highlighting some unique opportunities for these new graduate...

Get out and about during this lovely weather

Morgan Mickavicz Assist. Op, Ed Editor

April 12, 2017

     The weather has finally broke, spring has officially sprung, whichever corny phrase you choose to use: it’s finally nice outside. Bloomsburg University has been celebrating the good weather by filling the quad with students doing homework or reading, impromptu games of frisbe...

Financial problems may lead to faculty layoffs in PASSHE schools

Rachel Wright, News Editor

April 12, 2017

     In the weeks since the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) made the announcement that the system and the schools were undergoing a strategic review, a handful of state universities are under a microscope as they evaluate their current financial situations and try...

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