BSU reports two sexual assaults in one week

By Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief The Bridgewater State University Police Department (BSUPD) has issued two separate reports of sexual assaults in one week via email. According to a campus crime alert issued by Lieutenant Matthew T. Rushton, “An 18-year old Bridgewater State University female student was sexually assaulted after agreeing to meet an unknown male in […]

BSU updates safety checklist

By Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Course The Bridgewater State University Police Department will be conducting free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) courses. RAD is a basic sexual assault defense course designed for women. There are still seats available, including Nov. 4, 11 and 18. The courses are held in Burnell Hall room 132B […]

BSUPD releases ‘Safety on Campus’ security report

By Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief Bridgewater State University released its yearly publication, Safety on Campus: 2014 Annual Security report this month. According to the text, “Bridgewater State University, with a population of over 11,000, including 3,500 resident students, is both a center for higher education and a vibrant, active community. As with any community of similar […]

Bears of the week (10/29)

Men’s Colin Jepson, Junior – Soccer BSU’s men’s soccer program (13-2-1, 7-0 MASCAC) sits at first place in the conference. Behind goalkeeper Colin Jepson, BSU has won seven of eight games with the eighth being a 0-0 tie. Jepson has not let a goal by him since that streak started on Oct. 3. Jepsen has […]

BSU Football Homecoming win makes it four straight

Andrew Higginbottom Comment Staff After finishing with a losing record of 4-6 last season, Bridgewater State University (BSU) football undoubtedly turned things around in the 2015 season. Their recent homecoming victory marks four straight wins for the Bears and they now have a record of 6-2 overall, including 5-1 in the MASCAC. Senior running back […]

Tennis finishes just short of LEC Championship

Brendan Coughlin Sports Editor After finishing 7-1 in the Little East Conference during the season, Bridgewater State University’s women’s tennis team was awarded the number-two seed in the four team Conference tournament. Alison Vautrin is the lone senior and clear leader on a team that is comprised of all freshman and sophomores outside of the […]

Why Teachers Should Be Paid More Money

Breanna Palhete Comment Contributor Working long demanding hours, with little pay is not an easy task of a teacher. Teachers do not go into the teaching world for the money, they do it out of love and passion for children and their education. The average starting salary of your typical teacher is 40,000 and the […]

Humility, The Greatest of All Virtues

Gregory Plathe Comment Contributor One may often wonder, what is the most important attribute? What is the greatest characteristic that a person can possess? The answer may be surprising. One may wish to have strength, wisdom, influence or wealth; however, none of these is the greatest attribute. All truly great men are those who have […]

The many benefits of technology

Maddie Monagle Comment Contributor Many people say that technology is slowly ruining our world, but those people must not take into consideration all the benefits of technology. Technology is so important to our world, from the business world to our everyday life, we need technology. Nowadays finding a job is becoming easier thanks to technology. […]