Rating Trader Joe’s: Spiced Chai Tea Concentrate

One of my favorite drinks to order at a Coffee/Tea Shop is a Chai Latte with almond or oat milk. While browsing Trader Joe's, I spotted a bottle with the label, "Spiced Chai Black Tea Concentrate". The convenience of making a chai latte in your own home is way better...

Rating Trader Joe’s Foods: Cacio E Pepe 

Trader Joe’s grocery store has been around for quite some time. They engage the public with their unique products that “you can only find at Trader Joe’s”. A new fandom has arisen among TikTok where many people review different products from the store. I decided to...

Fashion Trends- Spring 2023

As the spring semester approaches, different fashion trends start and are seen all around campus. Here is a list of a few upcoming fashion trends to start shopping for in spring 2023. Oversized Oversized sweaters and hoodies have been trending for quite some time....

Tom Hanks’ Drink Of Choice Takes Over The Internet 

American actor and filmmaker, Tom Hanks, shared his interesting, preferred drink of choice Jan. 10, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The Forrest Gump star calls this beverage “Diet Cokagne”. The two simple ingredients to make up this beverage are Diet Coke and...

Fentanyl Awareness: Bloomsburg University

Many people die from overdosing on fentanyl. Some of those deaths are caused by fentanyl-laced marijuana and cocaine. Those two drugs are most commonly seen at a college party. What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is significantly stronger than heroin...

Louisiana Requires ID for Porn Sites

As of January 1st, Louisiana residents now need to submit government identification to access certain websites that contain a substantial portion of explicit material on their website. The "material" specifically outlined in Act 440 contains the following:...

Comfort Foods on a Budget

When you’re feeling under the weather or just having a bad day, comfort food might be just what you need. Exactly what is comfort food? In general terms, it’s things you eat that wrap you up in the warm hug you need. For most people, comfort food – often homecooked -...

Ye Running for President in 2024

A new challenger has thrown his hat into the 2024 Presidential Election. That man is Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. Though he unsuccessfully ran in 2020, recent events have occurred that have significantly differentiated this run from his last stint. ...

Is Hive Social the New Twitter?

Hive Social, a new social platform focusing on the simplicity of social media, focuses on the motto "express yourself without the pressure of traditional social media apps." Since Elon Musk's Operation of Twitter 2.0, users have been...

BU Be A Quitter Day 2022

BU Healthy and Husky Paws brings to campus, Be A Quitter Day 2022. This event will be occurring Thursday, November 17th, 2022 within the Husky Lounge on-campus from 12-2p.m. This event promotes quitting tobacco products and habits such as vaping, smoking cigarettes,...

2022 World Cup: Group B

England(5th) English National Team Photo: Reuters/Carl Recine England is still looking to bring it home. The World Cup has not returned to the island since 1966. This England squad has showcased they are the best England squad in terms of success so far. In 2018,...

The 10th Annual BU Drag Show Happened This Past Weekend

The Bloomsburg University Equality Alliance and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center hosted their 10th annual drag show on November 5th, 2022 at 7pm in the Kehr Union Ballroom. Every year in the fall, during the Mid-Atlantic Conference, this takes place. Trixy Valentine served...

Local Democratic Candidate Dies Day Before Election

After a prolonged illness, the democratic candidate, Ed Giannattasio, for the 109th district of Columbia County passed away on Monday. Ed was called to serve by the violent attempt to invalidate the results of the 2020 election, not because he wanted the post or the...

Shapiro’s Day One Promise

Josh Shapiro visited Bloomsburg on November 3rd, just five days out from the election. The stop was a part of Josh Shapiro and Austin Davis's Bus tour throughout Pennsylvania to rally one last push for the Governorship. As the Democrats hope to keep Pennsylvania from...

Up-and-Coming River Trail Being Built in Bloomsburg

This is a student-made press release for the Bloomsburg Mayor, Justin Hummel, which was made by Amy Carpenter who has been recently doing PR tactics work regarding the mayor as her client. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                ...

Opinion: Trump Will Win Republican Nomination in 2024

45th President Donald J. Trump (Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore) This opinion article does not reflect the opinion of BUnow, and reflects only the opinion of the author As the midterm elections inch closer and closer, people are already looking forward to 2024. Regardless...

National Stress Awareness Day

The first Wednesday every November, aims to spread awareness to this thing we call stress. Every single person knows what stress is, it is all significant, no matter the levels. College students in particular are very familiar with stress. Academic, financial,...

House of the Dragon is HBO’s Biggest Series Premiere

HBO's House of the Dragon has become HBO's Biggest Series Premiere. It has even increased the Game of Thrones view tremendously allowing the numbers to be close. According to article, "Game Of Thrones Is Somehow Getting More Viewers Than House Of The Dragon", "When...

What is Christian Nationalism?

A statue of the Passion of Jesus Christ (Photo Credit: Tim Tonjes) A new movement from the political right is emerging. This movement detracts from the typical neoconservative ideology which primarily emphasizes free market capitalism and patriotism. The leaders also...

Rapper Takeoff Shot Dead in Bowling Alley 

Rapper Takeoff from trio known as Migos has been shot dead early this morning in Houston at only 28 years old.  Takeoff was only one-third of Migos along with other members Quavo and Offset. The trio had spent a lifetime together.  The trio known as Migos, first...

Weeb Weekly: Chainsaw Man Anime Gains Popularity

The plot of Chainsaw Man centers on Denji, a poor young man who enters into a contract to have his body fused with that of his beloved dog-like devil named Pochita, giving him the power to turn specific body parts into chainsaws. Denji was left with a sizable debt...

Nancy Pelosi’s Home Broken Into, Husband Assaulted with Hammer

Paul Pelosi underwent brain surgery to repair a skull fracture. “Early this morning, an assailant broke into the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and violently assaulted Mr. Pelosi,” Drew Hammill, a spokesman for the Speaker’s office, stated in a press release early...

Facing Suicide Screening & Panel Discussion

On Thursday, November 10th at 7pm, there will be a Facing Suicide Screening & Panel Discussion in the Kehr Union Building Room 230 (Multicultural Center). Every year, thousands of Americans attempt suicide. We lose so many loved ones and continue to lose them each...

BU Forensics Team Wins First Place in Ottawa

The team posing with the many awards they won. (Front L-R: Dr. Strine, Natalia Warfel, Ashley Kline, Carson Rush, Nick Sorkine, Luis Donayre Back L-R: Erik Weibel, Jondi Harley, Jared Garrison, Eric Nock, Dylan Smith, Chris Mercedes) Bloomsburg University’s Forensics...

Josh Shapiro’s Planned Stop in Bloomsburg

The Pennsylvania Attorney General and the Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro's bus tour will be in front of Carver Hall on November 3rd from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Along with Shapiro, Lieutenant governor candidate Austin Davis will also be there. The event is...

Kanye West Went Death Con 3

One name has been in the news above others lately, and that is the college dropout with a beautiful, dark, and twisted fantasy: Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. Ye recently made several comments regarding Jewish people and their alleged control of different...

The Legend of Antonio Inoki

Antonio Inoki was a legend to many in the wrestling world, specifically the Japanese wrestling world. However, his influence and his actions stretched well beyond the wrestling ring. With his recent passing, it is time to give credit and spread the knowledge of the...

Bryce Harper Leads Philadelphia Phillies to The World Series

The last time the Philadelphia Phillies appeared in the MLB World Series was 2009. On Sunday evening, that all changed. Led by star Bryce Harper, Philadelphia went on to beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 to win the series 4-1, and became the 2022 National League...

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns

  United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned from her position early October 20, 2022. This caused Truss to hold the title of Prime Minister with the shortest tenure in office at 45 days. Economic difficulties during an already turbulent time have caused...

Is Bungie Releasing a PvP Game?

Bungie Studios are the producers of the Destiny Franchise (Destiny 1 & Destiny 2). Destiny 1 has been a very inactive game since Destiny 2 launched in September of 2017. Destiny 2 is a mixture of Player Versus Everything (PvE), Player Versus Players (PvP), and...

Who Did It?

BLOOMSBURG- Bloomsburg Police received calls Oct. 8 into Oct. 9 about graffiti in students' homes. Additional calls were then made reporting burglary and vandalism. Scooter the hamster. Police believe the suspects of the crimes to be two males shown in the security...

Overwatch 2: Everything You Need To Know

Overwatch 2 has landed in the fray! Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play, cooperative action game where every match is a 5v5 battlefield brawl. Overwatch 1 and 2 were created by Blizzard Entertainment. The setting is an optimistic future. As you engage in combat all around...

Alex Jones ordered to pay near $1 Billion to Sandy Hook families

On October 6th, a Connecticut jury began deliberating just how much far right conspiracist, Alex Jones, will pay the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting for claiming the shooting was a hoax.  In April 2013, just 4 months after the shooting,...

Breaking Down Libertarianism with Tom Anderson

"I believe in individual liberty, free markets, and human dignity." ~ Thomas Anderson Thomas Anderson is currently running for State Representative. On November 8, 2022, Edward Giannattasio, Robert Leadbeter, and Thomas Anderson are running in the general election for...

Weeb Weekly: Hunter x Hunter

Welcome back to Weeb Weekly! This week I will be covering a classic anime that is making a strong comeback next year, Hunter x Hunter. This is the manga that holds the biggest hiatus of all time. You can watch this on Crunchyroll, Netflix, and Hulu.   Gon Freecss...

The Excitement of Halloween: Costuming!

Planning costumes has been a huge participation for Halloween amongst all ages. One of the biggest vendors when it comes to purchasing Halloween costumes specifically is Spirit Halloween. There are many other vendors for costumes including but not limited to Walmart,...

How Do Ramen Noodles Really Affect Your Body?  

One of the most popular foods amongst college students is the quick and easy Ramen noodles. Add some water, flavoring packet, and noodles into a bowl, then just microwave for about 3 minutes and you're all set. It doesn’t get easier than that. One of the most...

Unique Traditions in Pennsylvania for the Whole Family

Founded by William Penn in 1682, Pennsylvania boasts a diverse and lengthy history, studded with the influence of many cultures. With the fifth largest population in the United States and 67 counties that span a wide array of topographies and communities, Pennsylvania...

Bloomsburg Fair Discounted Student Tickets

“SPECIAL BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY STUDENT DISCOUNT!”-BU Students List An opportunity was emailed through the BU Students List this morning, students have access to discounted Bloomsburg Fair tickets. Use this discount any day! Scan QR code, purchase online, and show...

Weeb Weekly: Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood 

Welcome back to Week #2 of Weeb Weekly with Carly Busfield. Last week, I decided to talk about what I was currently into. Yet, for this week’s panel, I want to talk about the Anime that got me started only a couple years ago. That masterpiece is Fullmetal Alchemist...

TrapStar Turnt Popstar: May He Rest in Paradise

The rapper known as PNB Rock, real name Rakim Allen, was shot and killed at a restaurant in Los Angeles. The shooting took place September 12th afternoon, Rock was driven to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:59pm. The shooting occurred after a post was...

Operation London Bridge: Queen Elizabeth II has Died

70 years after her reign, Queen Elizabeth II passed away. Buckingham palace confirmed the Queen's death on September 8th at the age of 96 years old. Early Thursday Buckingham Palace announced that the Queen was under medical supervision stating that health...

Los Angeles Chargers Play-off Catastrophe

The Los Angeles Chargers versus the Las Vegas Raiders was a highly anticipated game to close out the 21'-22' NFL season. Both of these teams sat upon a 9-7 record with a win securing a playoff spot; However, if the game ended in a tie, both opponents would make the...

Fun, Food and Fantasy: An Interview With Brian Knoebel

Photo Credit: Knoebels Amusement Resort https://open.spotify.com/episode/5uTT54T1PVVMCw2vWrp7lY?si=7NsZAlNFSLuBMnJb2f-bpg&dl_branch=1 Knoebels Amusement Resort opened on July 4th, 1926. Now in the park's 95th season of operation, park owner Brian Knoebel joins the...

‘We want D.I.S.’: Student-led protest unfolds on campus

After the separation of two black administrators---something the university has still yet to comment on---a recent sexual assault on Upper Campus, the death of four students and a circulating video of an athletic trainer and student mimicking a slave auction, students...

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins at BloomU

October is Hispanic Heritage Month at Bloomsburg University of PA, and it started with this week's Kickoff Celebration at Kehr Union's Multicultural Center. Students from H.A.B.L.A.S., the Spanish club on campus, S.O.L. (Student Organization of Latinos) and Aqui Y...