Furry Friends: Would You Want Them in Your Dorm?

Students at Bloomsburg are faced with the obstacle each fall of turning their lackluster dorm rooms into a homey atmosphere that they will spend the next two semesters in.Rugs, televisions, microwaves, and refrigerators are...

University’s Equestrian Team Competes in First Horse Show

The Bloomsburg University Equestrian Team (BUET) attended its first horse show competition at Briarwood Stables in Readington NJ, on September 27th taking 8th place overall as a team. The show, co-hosted by East Stroudsburg University...

Special Cigarettes NOT Covered by Smoking Ban

In a world where electronics and technology have taken control and altered our entire culture, is it really outrageous that there is now such a thing as an electronic cigarette?

Dodging the Smoke Police

Being a smoker, I took it as a compliment that the university placed the concrete ashtrays on East Second Street sidewalks. Right next to these ashtrays, there are signs that say “no smoking beyond...

Just Stay Home This November

Today, I am here to encourage all Bloomsburg students NOT to vote this Fall.Now before the firing squad lines up in our “comments” section, let me explain. I do in fact believe that it is important for the Bloomsburg community to vote. In fact, I urge all of you to do your research and decide which homecoming candidates are best suited to be our king and queen (Cheap plug for my friend Sheila Martin). Also, no student should neglect to fill out their Bloom Idol ballot each Thursday night.

A Lack of Enthusiasm is no Excuse – Vote!

I agree that it feels like the integrity of my vote has degenerated. I wish I could be wildly excited about my choice for president, but the reality of world is that in a month, the next president of the United States will be chosen, and it will be McCain or Obama.

The Search for a Superstar Continues: Bloom Idol

The mood was calm, yet there was definitely a presence of nervous excitement in the air as the contestants waited in line for their last chance to impress the judges. This past Tuesday night,...

Visiting Artist Pamela Marks at the Multicultural Center

"Camouflage patterns found in the everyday images of war and the objects of popular culture have seeped into my consciousness and influenced this series of Dazzle Paintings. I found a strong visual relationship between camouflage and the emerging patterns of organic form in my previous paintings. Camouflage, an abstraction of nature and a powerful symbol, has a rich history that has involved artists since its inception..."

Bloomsburg Women’s Soccer Team Beats Mansfield

Lauren Hess’s (East Greenville/Upper Perkiomen) goal in the 71st minute lifted the BloomsburgUniversity women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Mansfield on Tuesday night.

“Walt Whitman, The Making of the Poet” a Review

"The Making of the Poet" was good for a number of reasons. A creative writer himself, late author Paul Zweig doesn’t write with the dry language of most biographers. His writing is unique and to the point. Dare I say - He cuts the B.S.