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Breaking News: Sen. Specter Announces Party Switch to Democrat

"I have not represented the Republican Party. I have represented the people of Pennsylvania. I have decided to run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary."

Democracy Matters Holds All-Day Dialogue About Clean Elections

On Thursday, April 9, Democracy Matters sponsored an all-day dialogue at the outdoor amphitheater on campus to discuss clean elections. Watch the panels, debates, and speakers, including Dr. C. Cavanaugh, Chencellor of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Invisible Children Representatives to Present Bloomsburg with "The Rescue"

Bloomsburg University students want to let the campus know how to get involved with the Invisible Children rescue mission. Listen to what they have to say.

BU’s Accountability to be Evaluated Next Week

Bloomsburg University's fulfillment of 14 standards of higher education will be evaluated next week when a team from the Middle States Commission visits the campus. Bloomsburg's success level will affect its eligibility for federal financial support.

Chancellor to Address Economy at Democracy Matters

Cavanaugh is scheduled to speak at 11:45 a.m. as part of "All-day Dialogue" sponsored by the Bloomsburg University chapter of Democracy Matters. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. in the amphitheatre outside Scranton Commons.

FOBULA Book, Movie, and Music Sale to be Held at BU

Students who wish to re-vamp their book, movie, and music collections, but only have pocket change to work with are in luck this month. The ninth annual Friends of the Bloomsburg University Library Association (FOBULA) book sale will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22...

BU Now to Sponsor Block Party Information Session

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, BU Now will hold a block party information session in room 218 of Centennial Hall. Board members will answer questions regarding various guidelines and procedures for block party, scheduled for Saturday, April 18. Students, faculty, and community members are encouraged to attend.

Invisible Children Crusaders to Visit Bloomsburg – The Organization Says THIS is the Time

Bloomsburg University received a personal message from Invisible Children crusader, Nate, about his upcoming visit to Bloomsburg University on April 15. The video was created after he and the team missed a conference call last month with the president of the Bloomsburg chapter of Amnesty International, Sarah Beltz, and provides promotional suggestions for their visit.

FOBULA Invites Donations for Book, Movie, Music, and Video Game Drive

Don’t know what to do with all the novels, short stories, text books, DVDs, and CDs piling up?

Stopping for Directions at Road to Success Banquet

Executives from Giant Food Store gave students direction on the Road to Success last week at the Road to Success Banquet on Friday, February 20, in the Kehr Union Ballroom. The event was sponsored by the Bloomsburg chapters of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) and of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).

Obama to Address the State of the Nation

Watch President Obama address the state of the nation tonight through Facebook and CNN. Go to CNN and click on "live video" at the top left. Join in the chat on Facebook!

President Soltz Follows Up on Forum

Following last night’s forum, which was kept to just over an hour, several questions swarmed BU Now’s newsroom, so the staff contacted Soltz for a follow up.

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