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Lack of Engagement Plagues BU Students

This article has also been featured by the same author in The Voice, a student-run newspaper. Click here to view. Students at Bloomsburg University have expressed over the course of the last year a noticeable change in the student body….

BU holds press conference with student media

Editor’s note: Readers are encouraged to submit questions they’d like answered in future press conferences to BUnow. Bloomsburg University held its first press conference with student media on Friday, April 3 to address various concerns of the student population amid…

Gwen Stefani Keeps Her Head High Despite Cheating Scandal

Gwen Stefani has been making headlines recently more than ever before (well, since she wasn’t “no Hollaback girl”) with her new music and spot judging on the hit show, The Voice. However, what is catching everyone’s attention most recently is the…

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s “Hotline Bling” Performance and New Romance

On Oct. 27 during The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, we discovered that country singer Blake Shelton does not know Drake’s music very well. During the episode, Fallon had the coaches of The Voice, Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, and Adam…

The Story of Block Party 2009

Our goal was to give you the most complete and accurate portrayal of the Block Party experience. Our victim was Joe Arleth. His mission: Enjoy the day just as he would normally, but document the entire experience. Here is his final report.


While BU Now’s student staff is excited by a future one student editor describes as “unimaginable,” some college media pioneers involved in the site’s launch seem surprised by apparently aggressive challenges to its development from several faculty and campus media since its launch in April 2008.

Rendell pushes for reform of districts

PA Governor Ed Rendell unveiled a proposal which he believes will save money and help the state’s public schools attain success. Perhaps the biggest part of Rendell’s plan is consolidating the states 501 school districts into 100 much larger districts

The Over-Awesome/Under-Noticed Awards

I wasted no time in compiling the most comprehensive list of under-appreciated awesome things ever. I then narrowed my list to five, because it doesn’t do to appreciate under-appreciated things too much, as that makes for boring articles.

“Twilight” dazzles audiences

Amazingly comical, the full cast works together in an amazing team. The mood keeps your attention, from funny to sad and back to heartbreakingly beautiful.

“Zack and Miri Make a Porno” … Kevin Smith + Seth Rogan = how did no one think of this before?

In “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” the two life-long friends played by Seth Rogen (like you don’t know who he is) and Elizabeth Banks (you may remember from “40-Year-Old Virgin,” as well as recent roles in “W.” and “Role Models”) are having some trouble paying their bills…