Powering Nukes to Programming at Bridgewater

Tom Foley Every person who comes to Bridgewater State, whether as a student or faculty, has a story that led them here, a life they lived before becoming a bear. For some, it’s straight forward, graduating from high school in the spring and coming to their number one choice, BSU, that same fall. For others […]

Reimagining Student Engagement at BSU

By: Tom Foley Staff Writer   If you consult any study on student retention, the findings are almost always the same; schools who continually engage and involve their students beyond the usual freshman experience see a higher retention rate. Currently, student engagement at BSU falls to two offices: the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership […]

Have You Heard About SGA?

by: Grace Mastroianni Democracy, what a wonderful thing to have! The Student Government Association at BSU, fondly referred to as SGA, is the place to go for all of your student needs. You’ve probably heard of them, maybe gone to some of their events, or maybe even walked by their office in the RCC. SGA […]

POLL: BSU Voter Turnout

On Super Tuesday, Bridgewater State University students were asked how they casted their votes. Specifics were asked to find out whether they early voted, sent in an absentee ballot, went to the polls the day of, or did not vote at all. Students had a variety of answers to these questions with 6% of responses […]

Highlighting Bridgewater’s ROTC

Bridgewater’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a dedicated group of bright college students who commit their daily lives to making a difference on and off campus. Bridgewater State University ROTC is a satellite school of Boston University ROTC. In addition to Army ROTC, Bridgewater State University does offer Air Force ROTC and Marine […]

Annual BSU Powwow

  Tom Foley Staff Writer On Sunday, November 17th, BSU hosted the eleventh gathering of it’s annual powwow, organized by the university’s Native American Indigenous Studies Program. Derived from the Algonquin word for “medicine man,”  which European settlers would use to address any gathering of natives, a powwow is “a social gathering, intertribal in nature, […]

A Bear on Beacon Hill

If you’ve lived in a residence hall on campus over the last few years, you may know her as a Resident Assistant; if you’re involved in Greek Life, you may know her as the President of the sorority Gamma Phi Beta; on the off chance you’re a state senator, you’ve probably seen her at work […]

PRSSA May Be Just What You Need

Are you an underclassman seeking an extracurricular on campus or a senior, like myself, realizing an internship isn’t in the cards? If you don’t know about BSU’s student chapter for The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) you may have just found exactly what you’ve been missing. Whether you’re studying communications or undeclared, this […]