BLM Survey Causes Controversy, BSU Reacts

“In your opinion, what does your local community need to do to reduce the escalation of the Black Lives Matter movement?” was the survey question that sparked an uproar of complaints from students on Twitter and on the BSU mobile app feed.  Part of an Introductory Psychology class-developed research project on “Education in Modern Society,” […]

Behind The Planning for Fall 2021

In late January, BSU announced that it was planning to return to in-person classes for the upcoming fall 2021 semester, a plan that would take the school back to pre-COVID operations for the first time since March of 2020. To begin the planning process, BSU reconvened the Safe Return Task Force in February under the […]

Spring 2021 Reading List

Well, folks, it’s been a while since my last seasonal reading list and for that, I am deeply apologetic. BUT! I have recently started a new series and I am feeling inspired to write these articles once again. “But Stef, what series is it?” you may or may not be wondering at the minute. To […]

One-Year Panniversary

It’s been one year since everything was forced to shut down, drastically changing our lives, making life difficult in the process. From Zoom university and remote working to countless businesses closing their doors – let’s travel back in time and reflect on an entire year since the shutdown began. The date is March 13, 2020, […]

BSU Baseball Update

Sports are back for the Bridgewater State Bears after being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the remainder of last spring being cancelled and both the fall and winter seasons being canceled, it was nice to have spring sports after a year off.  Here is an update on the teams first two weekends of action. Thursday, March […]

Johnson & Johnson Releases Single Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

On Sunday, February 28th, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they had granted an issue of emergency use authorization to a 1-dosage vaccine, produced by Johnson & Johnson. The vaccine provides an effectiveness rate of 66% for moderate to severe cases of COVID-19, as well as boasting an 85% effectiveness rate in […]