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BU Baseball Stays Hot, Sweeps Winston-Salem

First published on March 7th by the Bloomsburg University’s campus newspaper, The Voice. Baseball broke out the brooms against Winston-Salem this past weekend. Well-timed scoring and sensational pitching were the ultimate deciding factors in the sweep against Winston-Salem University this…

North Carolina Repeals Discriminatory Bathroom Bill…Sort of

Some are calling it a win; others are referring to it as a “shell piece of legislation.” North Carolina passed a bill on Thursday, which partially repealed the controversial bathroom law, House Bill 2 (HB2). What the new bill does…

“The Blood of Emmett Till” Presents Horrible Truth

On Aug. 28, 1955, two white men lynched 14-year-old Emmett Till. This was in response to him allegedly whistling at a white woman by the name of Carolyn Bryant Donham. Donham was the wife of one of the murderers. The…

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Join in Musical Protest against HB2

BUnow recently posted an article about different music industry artists cancelling concerts that would have been held in North Carolina due to the HB2 bill recently passed discriminating against the LGBT community, particularly transgender individuals. Since that article has been…

Music Industry Taking Stand Against HB 2 with Cancelled Concerts

Recently, North Carolina has passed the HB 2, or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act which prevents transgender individuals from using a public restroom that corresponds with the gender they identify as. It forces them to use the restroom…

Megalodon Shark Tooth Found on Beach in North Carolina

Anyone who has ever watched Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week (aka the best week of the year) is familiar with the Megalodon, the massive shark dubbed sea monster that roamed the ocean waters around five to 15 million years ago….

Racism and News Coverage Controversy Surrounds Chapel Hill Shooting

Even though Chapel Hill police said the dispute was caused over a possible ongoing parking issue, people all over the world are speculating whether the victims Muslim religious beliefs are at the root of the issue.

Disagreement in the Wake of North Carolina Coal Ash Spill

On Feb. 2, a drainage pipe running under a waste pond collapsed, releasing 82,000 tons of coal ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water into the Dan River, affecting parts of North Carolina and Virginia. The accident ranks…