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NFL off-season: What should you expect to see? Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell, Nick Foles highlight top players who expect to be relocated in the coming months

Randy Sforza, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The NFL season concluded last Sunday when the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, to capture their sixth Super Bowl victory, which is the most by any franchise within a two-decade span.As Tom Brady and the Patriots celebrate their third Lombardi trophy in the last five years, the rest...

Wash up! Healthy Huskies on the importance of hand-washing

Natalie Wittman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Handwashing is a simple task that is often forgotten by students. Although handwashing may seem trivial, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that it plays a major role in illness prevention and reducing the spread of germs.As students, we have other activities happening in our lives ...

View from the voice: We’re living in the era of outrage

March 1, 2019

When news broke that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett had been brutally assaulted by two noose-carrying men in Chicago, condemnations and commentaries poured in from every corner of the nation. It was a narrative we all expected was true: a pair of racist aggressors, spurred on by President Trump...

The Mighty Susquehannas rock the The Study’s stage

Ed Murphy, Photo Editor

February 28, 2019

On Feb. 16, The Study was rocking again with local band The Mighty Susquehannas. The band who created their own genre of music, River Funk, kept the night moving along with the seemingly endless jam session.Their unique sound is the perfect complement to The Study. Depending on where an audience member was...

A little birdie told me…Biology faculty and students conduct animal behavior research

Gabriel Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Assistant Biology Professor Dr. Lauri Green and graduate student Victoria Roper have begun a research project to study tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) in the local area.Dr. Green, a marine ecologist, says that tree swallows are model species because they are easy to study and an indicator of how well o...

Women’s Lacrosse picked to finish seventh in PSACs

Connor McKay, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

The 2019 season for the Bloomsburg women’s lacrosse team looks promising as they were voted to place seventh in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) league’s 2019 coaches’ poll this past Wednesday.The PSAC preseason coaches poll had West Chester with the most votes for taking...

Rethinking religion: Brantley W. Gasaway speaks on progressive religious movement

Gabriel Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The Evangelical Left is an often-overlooked segment of American Christian political thought. It views President Donald Trump as a threat to achieving social justice in America via the Gospel of Jesus Christ and seeks to diversify Christian religious and political thought in America. Last Thursday evening, ...

Track and field battle at Bison Invitational: Matt Loeh, Kathleen Stevenson, Nick McGuire shine at Bucknell University

Connor McKay, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

Bloomsburg University’s Men and Women’s indoor track and field teams wrapped up their weekend at the Bison Open and Multi at Bucknell University this past weekend. The Women’s Huskies shined as three of their girls posted Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) marks on the clo...

view from the voice: Trump has normalized the chaotic

February 28, 2019

In a recent “60 Minutes” interview, former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe dropped the bombshell news that he had opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether President Trump has acted as an agent of Russia. Except it wasn’t a bombshell. The story is making its usual rounds t...

MLB free agency: Will anyone sign Harper and Machado? Phillies, Padres, White Sox remain as top contenders for the two all-stars

Joshua Evans, Sports Writer

February 28, 2019

With catchers and pitchers reporting for spring training in the next two weeks, two of the league’s biggest stars are still on the open market. Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are both consistent all stars and it’s a shock that both are free agents this late into the MLB offseason. Bryce Ha...

Lycoming pipe ruptures: New machinery expedites repairs

Ed Murphy, Photo Editor

February 28, 2019

A cracked water line between Soltz and Lycoming Halls has necessitated a new type of machinery on Bloomsburg’s campus.The area where the line has cracked is positioned next to several other utility lines including gas, electric and steam lines.Due to the tight quarters of the area, a hydro-excavation...

‘FORGOTTEN’ Asst. Dean of Students responds to commuter student struggles

Julia Bagnata, News Editor

February 28, 2019

Zipping along 5th Street in her light green Ford, she struggled to see the road in front of her. Though the conditions were poor, she knew she had to make her way through town.Suddenly, an unsuspecting driver rammed into her vehicle while pulling out of a driveway; the snow was so dense, the other driver c...

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