Candlelight Vigil Held for Victims of Sexual Abuse at Penn State

A candlelight vigil was held on the steps of Old Main Friday night to show support for the victims of sexual abuse, alleged to have been committed by former Penn State Football Defensive Coordinator Jerry Sandusky. This event, organized by students to show support for the abused children, was in …

BHS Panthers take on Mifflinburg in D4 Class AA Playoffs

TBD’s Biggest Panther Sports Fan, Shelly Lee, Reminds us all of The Big Game tonight at 7PM. The complete Class AA bracket can be found at Easternpafootball.com. “As we head into the District 4 – Class AA High School Football playoffs tomorrow night in Mifflinburg, watch out for Bloomsburg’s QB, …

Bloomsburg Natives Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro (Part 2 of 4)

Kilimanjaro. Africa’s highest mountain. Wishing to raise money for health care and education for the children of Kenya, the sister and brother team of Veronica and Richard Smiley, in partnership with the March to the Top Foundation, climbed Kilimanjaro this past August, raising $25,000 in the process. This is Part …

President Soltz Institutes Full Review of BU Sexual Abuse and Harassment Policies

Dr. David Soltz, President of Bloomsburg University, released the following statement to the BU community in light of the recent events at Penn State. In the letter Dr. Soltz orders of review of all BU policies related to sexual abuse and harassment. We are all deeply concerned about the handling …

May No Act of Ours Bring Shame: The Riot That Never Should Have Happened

Onward State reporter Ryan Kristobak reflects of the terrible happenings in State College, PA on the night of 9-10 November. Ryan, a Junior at Penn State majoring in Print Journalism, is from Lebanon, Pennsylvania. His original article appears here. The Bloomsburg Daily thanks Onward State for their kind partnership and …

Paterno Fired: Video of PSU Board of Trustees Press Conference

This single press release signals the end of Joe Paterno’s tenure as the head football coach at The Pennsylvania State University. Both he and President Graham Spanier were relieved of their duties Wednesday night by the Board of Trustees. Spanier will be replaced by the school’s Provost, Dr. Rodney Erickson, …