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Month: November 2019

Art Inspires Fashion

For years art and fashion have gone together hand-in-hand, even when fashion was overlooked as a form of art. Fashion is one of the purest forms of artistic expression and designers often turn to famous, widely known works for inspiration….

How Different Countries Celebrate Thanksgiving

Japan Japanese celebrate something called Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinro Kansha no Hi), which is celebrated on Nov. 23 every year. The significance of the day is to commemorate labor and production and giving each other thanks. Children in elementary school…

A Stretch or a Reach: Roswell, N.M.

Author’s note: These theories have some truth behind them, but many, including myself, believe that cover-ups were at play. Alongside the plot of a popular series on The CW, Roswell, N.M. is a real place that hosts a lot of…

The Show Must Not Go On

L Brands, owner of Victoria’s Secret, announced on Thursday, Nov. 21 that they will no longer be hosting the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The fashion show has been aired annually since 1995, but many people think it is time…

Climate change protesters disrupt Yale vs. Harvard football game

Demonstrators took to the field in New Haven, Conn. yesterday afternoon during the annual Yale-Harvard football game. The protesters, made up of students from both universities, disrupted the game at halftime and delayed the game by about 20 minutes. The…

Bloom United: United in Recovery

Over the past several years, the opioid epidemic in America has swollen to magnitudes large enough for the Department of Human and Health Services to classify it as a public health emergency. It’s estimated that in 2018, 10.3 million people…

Columbia University climate activist group launches hunger strike

Members of the Columbia University chapter of the climate activist organization called Extinction Rebellion have gone on a hunger strike that began on Monday. Students participating in the hunger strike have started a sit-in occupying the university’s Butler Library. The…

First Bloomsburg Student Nominated for MTI Award

Photo credit: Micah Wagman Kali Morgia, a junior theater and mass communications major, was recently nominated for the Musical Theatre Intensive (MTI) Scholarship award for her role in Bloomsburg University Players’ musical, “Be More Chill.” Morgia, who played the Squip…

Cops at Commons

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Local law enforcement officers from Bloomsburg University and the surrounding communities joined students for meals at the main dining hall last Wednesday.  Cops joined students for lunch between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and for dinner between…

I Don’t Know

Embracing Oblivion It was a few Mondays ago now that I had a very important conversation with myself. I was on my way to a 4:30 math class, a relatively painless commute from my dorm just a building or two…