Food

In the alley behind 131 Bowery Street on Oak Street lies a place that is considered by some to be a hidden gem eatery. It is a humble looking shack on a gravel driveway; it is called Bill’s Grub Hub. Bill’s Grub Hub is place for students to eat. Bill

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It is getting close to the end of the semester, and I am sure I’m not the only one starting to run low on cash. From running out of bonus bucks to watching that once wonderful refund check dwindle, many are likely looking for ways to save money to make

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Raw veganism is a diet I’ve been curious about for a while. There are numerous sources online raving about the benefits of the diet; however, there are also many that argue the dangers of the diet. A raw vegan diet combines the concepts of veganism and raw foodism. Essentially, a

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I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of meal planning. It would be so nice to be able to just grab a pre-made, healthy meal through the week instead of resorting to Hot Pockets or Chick-Fil-A like I normally do. Unfortunately, I do not have my life together enough to

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This week, I attempted making brownies from scratch. Now, I am an old pro when it comes to making brownies from the boxed mix. I will even admit to pretending that I made brownies from scratch at social events when they were really from a box to make myself seem

Music

2016 has had its ups and downs, to say the least. Besides the tragic anxiety-fest that is the United States presidential election process in the age of social media, we also lost some of the most highly-praised and culturally significant artists of the 20th century; among those lost were David

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Kanye West was spotted going incognito with a motorcycle helmet on while enjoying a BMX ride with a few friends. Although this is not the first time being spotted since his hospitalization in November, seeing him up and running again gives hope that he is recovering steadily. For those who

On Nov.  7, legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away at the age of 82. Throughout his nearly half-century-spanning career in music, he released 14 studio albums, with the last being released three weeks before his death. Like David Bowie before him with Blackstar, Cohen used his final album, You

Lady Gaga's new album, Joanne, cover (Emily Llewellyn)

Lady Gaga, known for her extravagant outfits and electronic pop tunes, recently released her fifth album, Joanne. Joanne, however, is not quite like anything Gaga has ever released before.  Instead of avant-garde pop that is marketed as abstract art, Joanne is a mix of soft-rock, country, folk, and bluegrass with

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As we all know, singing legend Beyoncé has released many top hit albums since her career in music began. Her album before last, self-titled Beyoncé, was released in 2013 without a public announcement. So for her next album, fans didn’t know what to expect. Fans also didn’t know it would be

Travel

Pumpkin patches. Corn mazes. Hayrides. Haunted houses. Hikes to watch the leaves change. These are some of the wonderful activities to do during fall; the things that make this season great. But where do you go? You may think there’s not a lot going on around here, but how could

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While I would love to update you all on all of the cool things I’ve done since I last wrote, I must confess I feel that I have not accomplished all that much. Since the night before Thanksgiving, I have been fighting off what I believe to be multiple colds

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Well, I do not know how things have progressed in Frostburg, but I can assure you that this semester has flown by in England. As we all brave the interim between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I can’t help but feel like I just arrived in the UK yesterday. I still have

The Elizabeth Tower with Big Ben in London. (Nick DeMichele)

Word travels fast across the Atlantic, and I hear Frostburg has had the first snowfall of the season. I must admit, I’m a bit jealous. One would think that England, a country infamous for its dreary weather and fog, would be cold and wet. However, much to my surprise, it

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This past weekend has been a significant one in the world of Disney with the release of their new animated film, “Big Hero 6.” The film is based off of a Marvel comic of the same name, and it is definitely evidence that Disney is taking full advantage of their

Fashion

Maleeka McCutcheon, freshman at Frostburg State University, earned the opportunity to walk at New York Couture Fashion Week in February 2016. The event is invite only, so she treasured every minute. McCutcheon was not new to the fashion world, having modeled in multiple shows and worked for Guess prior to

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New York Fashion Week is one of the four major fashion weeks in the world, and it is a semi-annual event. The other three major fashion weeks take place in Paris, Milan, and London. The concept of fashion week began in Paris when women would be hired to show off

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You’ve probably noticed as you look around campus, on social media, and at your favorite clothing stores that bomber jackets are back in a very big way. They have quickly become a must-have item in your closet for Fall/Winter 2016. This stylish, functional, and extremely versatile piece of clothing began

Gaming

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This last weekend I spent my time with The Division’s open beta, where I managed to log around six hours and experience a majority of the content in the beta-let’s be honest, the term “open beta” basically just means demo nowadays. How exactly does this game hold up to the hype?

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Valentine’s Day, it can be wonderful, or just downright the loneliest day of the year. Just because you’re lonely doesn’t mean you can’t have fun this weekend, and to help you with that I’ll be counting down my top five games to help you forget all your worries. The qualifications

Lifestyles

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If there is anything we can agree on as a global community, it is that this is the era of major technological advancements. We may not have flying cars yet, but mankind is making strives towards technology that was thought impossible even as little as five years ago, Today’s society is

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If you’re an avid Snapchat user, you’ve likely noticed the most recently added geofilter for the little town of Frostburg, MD. The Bottom Line sat down with Megan Dignan, the senior behind the filter, whose career in graphic design is sure to take off any day. Dignan, with a soft

If you’ve taken a drive down Main Street in Frostburg in the past three years, chances are you’ve noticed the old bank building on the corner of Main and Broadway, adorned with teal lettering, and filled with movement and energy. This was the home of Mountain City Center for the Arts. “Was,” 

Battling Senioritis-taken from Google images.

“Goal for the week: to not skip any classes. We’ll see if that happens or not… #senioritis.” This is a more common tweet than any institute would like to see. What is senioritis? Is that really a thing? Is this made up? According to Merriam-Webster.com, senioritis is defined as, “an

VALENGTINES

Valentine’s Day as a college student can be one of the highlights of spring semester – or not. Whether you’re celebrating with a boyfriend or girlfriend or celebrating  being single, Valentine’s Day can get very expensive. Make the most out of the day by enjoying yourself, enjoying the day, and if

Greek Life

FSU students collect trash during the Big Event (TBL/Jenna Puffinburger)

On Sunday, October 23, over a hundred Frostburg State University students, armed only with rubber gloves and green trash bags, took to the streets of Frostburg during the annual student homecoming community service effort known as the Big Event. First started in the fall of 1993 during the administration of

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