BSU OUTREACH PROMOTES 24 HOURS SMOKE FREE

During a particularly stressful day on campus, it is almost too easy for college students to light up a cigarette and let their worries go up in smoke.   What they may not realize, however, is that as soothing as the dose of nicotine may seem to be to the frenzied mind, it is actually […]

NEW ON NETFLIX

The Joneses (2009) You’ve heard the phrase “Keeping up with the Joneses.” Well, what if the Joneses were actually a fake family made up of salespeople, and the entirety of their perfect, flashy lives is a lie? That is the basis for this film starring David Duchovny and Demi Moore. A great commentary on America’s […]

LILLY’S TRENDS OF THE WEEK

Volunteering It’s that time of year for bringing family together and being in a food coma for days. But what we do not realize is that some people do not get that experience. This upcoming holiday season, try to volunteer at your local soup kitchen or homeless shelter. They are always looking for volunteers, even […]

PROFESSOR SPOTLIGHT: JASON EDWARDS

Most people refrain from laughing and smiling at 9:15 in the morning, but this is not the case with Dr. Jason Edwards and his Thursday morning foundations of communication class. Edwards, an Associate Professor in Communication Studies, is known to use humor and pop culture references to evoke class participation and maintain his students’ interest. […]

BENEFITS HIDDEN WITHIN HOBBIES

As a society, we spend way too much time doing things we don’t like.   There’s only 24 hours in a day. We spend this time at jobs we hate, classes we hate, around people we hate. And at the end of the day, we’re generally too tired and stressed out to do the things […]

PLENTY TO BE THANKFUL FOR AT BSU

November is the perfect time of year to reflect upon all of the privileges, people and opportunities we have been presented with before the year is over.   While frequent Facebook statuses indicate Bridgewater State University students are most grateful for class cancellations and for getting a parking spot that is not in Tower, there […]

SGA UPDATE OF THE WEEK

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Bridgewater State University has been busy this past week.   During their meeting on Tuesday, November 12, Patrick Cronin, Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology, was invited to speak about the new BSU student portal and website. He acknowledged the several renovations being made to the […]

POW WOW ‘WOWS’ BSU

Native American culture is both fun and fascinating, and it was proven this week at the powwow held in the Kelly Gym on Sunday, November 17.   This is the fifth year of the Native American Powwow, and was sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity, Office of the Executive President, U.S. Ethnic and Indigenous […]

HUMAN REMAINS DISCOVERED IN BRIDGEWATER

Burned human remains were found in a barrel off of Titicut Street in Bridgewater, last Wednesday night.   According to the Brockton Enterprise, the remains were found in the woods on Bridgewater State Correctional Facility property.   The Department of Correction Complex contains the Bridgewater State Hospital, the Massachusetts Treatment Center for the sexually dangerous, […]