Jay Wladkowski: The Star of the Diamond

If you have looked on the BSU athletics website, you have probably seen star outfielder Jay Wladkowski. A senior, Wladkowski was the Bears’ student-athlete spotlight for April. Wladkowski is batting .299 with a .895 OPS. He also has four home runs this year, 30 runs batted in, and 13 extra-base hits.  Wladkowski’s 2022 season is tied for the most at-bats […]

Red Sox Off to Great Start

The Red Sox season has officially begun, indicating that spring has truly arrived. The Red Sox started at 3-2 in the young season. The Sox started the season with a series split in Seattle against the Mariners, delivering manager Alex Cora his first opening-day win as a manager. The Red Sox’s victory was their earliest […]

Student Athlete Profile: Equestrian Rider Samantha Burke

Equestrianism is a sport that often goes unnoticed in college, especially when larger teams like football or soccer dominate the conversation. But two of BSU’s riders are proving that it can still be a mane event. Senior Samantha Burke and junior Emily Desmond recently advanced to the IHSA Zone One Championship, which was held at Mount Holyoke […]

Where Is Paul Now? (Foolish Edition)

For those who are curious, the hunt for former Beatle Paul McCartney is on! The superstar has not been seen in months. For those who are not aware, there was a rumor back in the 1960s that he had died and was replaced with a look alike. The rumor persisted into 1967. Supposedly, the Beatles sent […]

The NFL Free Agency Craze

NFL Free Agency opened on March 11, and the first couple of days proved to be a whirlwind of news. Top quarterback Kirk Cousins signed a massive four-year, $180M contract with the Atlanta Falcons, who had a major need for a signal-caller after running with Desmond Ridder and Taylor Heinicke last season. The Miami Dolphins […]

Mayorkas Impeached

On February 13, 2024,  Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas (he/him), was impeached by the United States House of Representatives. Mayorkas is being impeached for a “breach of public trust” and “willful and systemic refusal to comply with the law” by House Republicans, led by Speaker Mike Johnson (he/him, LA-04). The vote […]

Grassi and Bradbury Both Reach 1,000 Points in Historic Season

Two BSU Women’s Basketball stars, Kylie Grassi and Sydney Bradbury, recently reached the milestone of 1,000 points for their careers this season. Grassi and Bradbury are the 20th and 21st players in BSU Women’s Basketball history to reach the achievement. Grassi reached the milestone on January 10 against MCLA in a resounding 71-33 victory. In […]

Patriots Receiver Kayshon Boutte Arrested for Illegal Gambling

New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte was arrested for illegal online gambling after an investigation by Louisiana State Police. Boutte allegedly placed 8,927 illegal wagers, including six on Louisiana State University football games. LSU is Boutte’s alma mater, where he was drafted in the sixth round of the 2023 draft by the Patriots. He […]