The Optimist

Lotus on a budget

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The 26th Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival is planned to run from  Sept. 26 until Sept. 29, as the downtown Bloomington area will be alive with music and people in the streets. While paying for passes may be a concern for...

A Guide to South Bathrooms

John Law, Editor

September 27, 2019

For most students, the decision over which bathroom to take care of your business in is one of the most important choices they’ll make all day. There are few bathrooms that have a perfect combination of sinks, stalls, urinals, isol...

BHSS vs Southport preview

BHSS vs Southport preview

September 25, 2019

Which smacks harder? (Chick-fil-A vs. Joella’s)

John Lyles and Thomas Like, The Dream Team

September 19, 2019

A clash of the titans is taking place in the United States: Popeyes vs. Chick-fil-A. Unfortunately, there are no Popeyes locations in Bloomington; however, we found another rival chicken joint to compare: Joella's. The newcomer...

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