Getting Candid with Trustee Giles

University Trustee Francis Giles (he/him) spoke with students on October 10 about his career as a documentary photographer and journalist. At the event hosted by LGCIE, Giles opened up about his role as trustee, how his career got started, and his creative inspiration.  Giles served in the Vietnam War as a paratrooper. Encountering anti-war pamphlets […]

Latinidad At Hispanic Culture Night

Approaching the final days of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Lewis Gaines Center for Inclusion and Equity held a Hispanic culture night, celebrating the month and different communities within the Latine community. The event featured other groups such as Men Integrated in Brotherhood, Mi Gente, the ICAA and Sisters Scholars Inc..  The word of the night […]

BSU Community Prepares for Homecoming ’23

With Homecoming right around the corner, the yearly questions from curious students about what Homecoming really means to people and what it’s all about arise once again. Alexis Rawell works in Alumni Relations here at BSU and is a major part of Homecoming planning. Rawell sat down with The Comment to discuss the importance of Homecoming and […]

Students React to BSU Snapchat and YikYak

Two social media applications that have proven integral in keeping college students connected are Snapchat and YikYak. Once enrolled at BSU, students can add their school email to Snapchat and post freely on the joint class story. Since no admin is observing the story and it’s an unofficial BSU social media, students have free reign […]

PickleFest Fall ’23

Program Council shakes up the community with their brand new “PickleFest” held on October 9, 2023. The organization filled the Rondileau Student Union large ballroom with pickle-themed decorations, DJ’ed music, and lots of hungry students! The event was centered around a make-your-own pickle station. There were jars for students to take and fill with ingredients […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Block Party!

In celebration of Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month, Divina Hernandez (she/they) and La Sociedad Latinx (LSL) will be hosting a block party on October 6, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event will take place on Stonehouse lawn across from East Campus Commons. Hernandez hopes to bring her Puerto Rican culture to Bridgewater, and […]

Men Integrated in Brotherhood Returns to BSU

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic caused the downfall of many campus organizations, but Men Integrated in Brotherhood (MIB) is ready to make its impactful comeback to campus. In an interview with President Alex Vieira (he/him) (’24), The Comment received some insight into the journey of MIB’s revival. Men Integrated in Brotherhood is a collective […]

Fall ’23 Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

September marked the beginning of fall recruitment for the 10 Panhellenic organizations here at Bridgewater State. In regard to the Fall 2023 recruitment, Greek life has made a significant change. Former Sigma Chi President Jared Lang (he/him) shares, “First-semester freshmen are now allowed to join Greek organizations, which greatly increases our potential new members.” Sigma […]

Wałęsa Speaks at “Dialogues in Democracy”

Editor’s note: President Wałęsa speaks Polish and used a translator during his lectures. Quotes are transcribed as faithfully as possible.  Former Polish President Lech Wałęsa visited Bridgewater State University on October 3, making him one of the most prestigious guests the campus has hosted to date. His appearance was financed by a donation from alumni […]

Telehealth at The Wellness Center: Expanding Healthcare Access

Telehealth is the practice of providing healthcare services via technological or digital platforms. BSU’s Wellness Center first started using telehealth in 2020 during COVID-19. The implementation of telehealth in the few years since has greatly improved students’ access to mental and physical healthcare. Dr. Chris Frazer, Executive Director of The Wellness Center, (he/him) has discussed […]