The Baseball Team in Cleveland will no longer be called the Indians

A column by Jesse Frazier             After the Washington Football team removed the name “Redskins” from the franchises storied past it was only a matter of time before Cleveland removed the nickname “Indians” from its great baseball franchise. After Washington made the change in July, yesterday Cleveland announced it would remove the nickname from its […]

Why No Spring Break?

When Bridgewater State University announced details for Spring 2021 in late October, the plans included a one-week extension of winter break and the removal of spring break in early March. The biggest factor driving both decisions was the safety of the entire campus community, according to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Karim Ismaili. […]

The Totalitarians: A Review

By Grace Mastroianni FFF! FFF! FFF! Freedom From Fear! Bridgewater State University’s virtual production of The Totalitarians by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb was both entertaining and well-rehearsed! Not only did it further showcase the theatrical talents of my fellow Bears, but the determination of the school’s theater department in these trying times.  While I was originally […]

COVID-19 by the numbers in Massachusetts

On Wednesday, Massachusetts reported 4,613 new confirmed Coronavirus cases – the highest one day total since the pandemic began in February. State public health officials announced the new number of cases in Massachusetts is 225,787. The Department of Health also reported that the number of deaths rose by 46 bringing the total to 10,588, according […]

The Hard Truth About College Sports

A column by Jesse Frazier With college hoops starting this past week it had me thinking about the substantial differences between Division 1 and Division 3 athletics. Big name programs have been playing football since the start of the fall season and luckily, they will be able to have a basketball season that just began. […]