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This Week in History: Past Pandemics

Tristan Dzoch, BU History Club

April 23, 2020

Pandemics have created disaster all throughout human history, from ancient times to the modern day. Today, COVID-19 has created confusion and panic across the globe, with many Americans being ordered to stay inside their homes...

This Week in History

Tristan Dzoch, BU History Club

February 27, 2020

This week is the last week of African-American History Month, and it is definitely important to recognize its long history. February is commonly recognized as African-American History Month in the United States, with every president...

14 Valentine’s Day fun facts

Gabrielle Reyes, Features Editor

February 13, 2020

Every year, we celebrate Valentines day because it is something that has been done for years. We don’t thnk twice as to why. Who started this controversial day? Do people actually celebrate this holiday? We thought it would...

This Week in History

Tristan Dzoch, BU History Club

February 13, 2020

On Feb. 15, 1898 the USS Maine was destroyed in a mysterious explosion killing more than half of the crew. At the time, the Maine was thought to have been destroyed by a mine that Spain was “responsible” for planting. The...

This Week in History

Tristan Dzoch

January 30, 2020

After being in operation for around five years, Auschwitz was finally liberated by the Soviets on January 27th, 1945.  Auschwitz was one of the largest of a series of concentration camps created by the Nazi regime to exterminate ...

Come visit Bill’s Old Bike Barn in Bloomsburg

Gavin Fox, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

The only indoor covered bridge in the nation was an accident. That isn’t to say that the bridge was unintentionally built. Rather, the bridge was an elegant solution to a mild problem. The bridge lies in Billville, Pennsylvania;...

This Week in History

Isaac Osburn, BU History Club

November 14, 2019

This past Monday, Nov. 11th 2019, was the 101st celebration of Veterans Day. However, most people studying history would know that the 11th day of the 11th month was also considered Armistice Day by most of the international community....

This Week in History

Meghan Dickson, BU History Club

November 7, 2019

This past Tuesday, November 5, was election day. This current election was for local officials for Bloomsburg and hopefully, all or most of you voted.  In the United States, every presidential election is held on the first...

Last Week in History

Meghan Dickson, BU History Club

November 7, 2019

During this past weekend, I was at home carving pumpkins with my cousin, to decorate my house for the upcoming Halloween holiday. During the carving, my cousin and I began to wonder why we carve pumpkins in the first place. Why...

Last Week in History

Tristan Dzoch, BU History Club

October 31, 2019

Today, the United Nations (UN) is the largest and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. There are currently 193 member states of the UN, clearly one of the most recognized organizations in the world. Every...

The beloved Carver Hall shown above in all of its glory. The golden top we look for directions in the night was added in 1900. This building homes the offices of the President and Provost of the University.

Building a reputation

October 3, 2019

This Week in History

This Week in History

September 26, 2019

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