The Bridge Unveils 21st Edition at BSU Arts Fest

The 21st edition of The Bridge, Bridgewater State University’s annual literature and arts journal, was unveiled to much anticipation on April 24 at University Park as part of the BSU Arts Fest. The staff of the journal introduced the first, second, and third place prizes for both art and literature, and the winners spoke about […]

BSU Confronts Fast Fashion With Art Installation

Walking into the Rondileau Student Union (RSU), you might do a double take. But no, that’s not a pile of dirty laundry (cue residents everywhere running to check their washers). The Aftermath (2021) is a multimedia sculpture that is on loan to BSU until May 17. The huge pile of clothing highlights the impact of […]

God Called, and He Told Us to Chill

I’ve never been great at small talk, but I’m going to give it a try: Some weather we’ve been having, huh? First, a 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook New England last Friday morning. Then on Monday, a total solar eclipse passed over the region, the last we’ll see (unless you forgot your eclipse glasses—protect your retinas!) […]

SGA To Hold Outreach Event Ahead of Elections

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting a meet and greet in the lead-up to the governing body’s annual elections. The event is to be held on April 1 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Burnell Hall room 132A. Students will have the opportunity to meet some of the candidates on the ballot and ask them […]

A Guide To Beating The Airport Blues

This past weekend, BSU’s Model Senate team traveled down to sunny, alligator-infested Florida for a competition. While I enjoyed the beautiful weather, the delayed return flight and 10 hour wait at the airport was…less than ideal. But I thought I’d make something productive out of this experience. Here’s my guide for what to do the […]

BSU Takes the Stage at the Kennedy Center Festival

Earlier this month, Bridgewater State’s theater department trekked to Central Connecticut State University for the Kennedy Center American Collee Theater Festival (KCACTF). There, students and faculty from across New England and New York had the opportunity to showcase their work and connect with others in the industry. Students competed for awards and scholarships, “but the way […]

An Open Letter to the Other Hannah Murphy

Dear Hannah Murphy,  No, I’m not talking to myself here. Our paper doesn’t have a personal ads section, so I’m abusing my power to get in contact with my namesake; the other Hannah Murphy. In some kind of cruel joke, fate has decided to bring us together at this fine public institution.  Alas, we’ve been […]

An Exit Interview With Dr. Joe Oravecz

Dr. Joseph Oravecz (he/him)—or Joe O to many students— is retiring from his position as Vice President of the Division for Student Life at the end of the Fall semester. A familiar face to almost any involved student, Dr. Oravecz heads the department that includes the CARE Team, the Center for Student Engagement, and the […]

Students Attacked in Vermont in a Potential Hate Crime

Three Palestinian college students were shot in Burlington, Vermont on November 25 in what is currently being investigated as a potential hate crime. The victims—Kinnan Abdalhamid, Tahseen Ali Ahmad and Hisham Awartani—were in Burlington for the Thanksgiving holiday visiting Awartani’s grandmother. They were walking near the University of Vermont campus on a Saturday evening when […]

Want a Career But Can’t Commit? Try an Internship

The question of what to do after graduation can be a daunting one, even for those who are still a few years from graduating. Luckily, students have access to resources that can help get them started on their post-college journey.   The doors of the Career Services and Internships Office, located in Rondileau Student Union […]