Students and professionals gather for AMA Round Table event

Kevin Burke Content Editor Last Tuesday the Bridgewater State University (BSU) American Marketing Association and The Office for Regional Partnerships held a Round Table discussion in the RCC Ballroom titled “What do employers really want from college grads?” The event’s panel held eleven executive guest-speakers, including CEOs, Vice Presidents, and Executive Directors of successful, large […]

Students and faculty respond to sexual assault

Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief On Sept. 22 Bridgewater State University (BSU) faculty, staff and students received their first Clery report for the Fall 2015 semester. According to the Clery Report issued by Lieutenant Rushton via email, “Earlier today, the university’s Title IX Coordinator received a report of a rape of a female student that occurred on […]

Stephanie Dawber announced as new Editor-in-Chief

Shawn Potter Opinion Editor The Comment will be welcoming it’s new Editor-in-Chief in the fall, Stephanie Dawber, the present News Editor for The Comment. She will be filling the shoes of Kayla Lemay, a senior who will be graduating from BSU. Dawber double majors in English with a concentration in Writing and Writing Studies and […]

BLACKBOARD TO STAY

After Bridgewater State University faculty members raised concerns about switching from Blackboard to Moodle,  the university has decided to suspend the transition from Blackboard to Moodle for the rest of the academic year.   One of the main reasons for the suspension in transition is to allow more research to be conducted to discover what […]

STUDENTS BRING GLOBAL CLASSROOM TO BSU

By Alexandra Puffer Comment Staff   The Social Justice League at Bridgewater State University is a club described as “dedicated to educating and promoting social justice on local, national, and international levels.”   Last week the group held a panel in the Moakley Auditorium titled SED Talks, modeled after the popular Ted Talks, a set […]

GRANT TO PROMOTE UNIVERSITY DIVERSITY

By Vannessa Rodriguez Comment Contributor   In the fall of 2012, Bridgewater State University began a new grant opportunity called the Promoting Diversity Grant.   There is $30,000 in this grant to be divided between student and faculty groups who would like to encourage diversity and social justice on campus.   This funding can be […]

DEMANDING CHANGE FOR GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION

By Alexandra Puffer Comment Staff   Bridgewater State University is known for its education programs and many students choose the university because they dream of becoming educators in the subject they are most passionate about. It often comes to a surprise then that Massachusetts’ students cannot study secondary education and geography together.   Macee Doyle, […]

GENERATION Z PROVES TO BE PROMISING LEADERS

By Christina Fazio Comment Staff   Generation Z. When making reference to this generation, most people, and especially people who belong to previous generations, immediately jump the gun and coin these individuals as lazy, selfish and detrimentally dependent on technology’s recent advancements.   These are the individuals who are born somewhere after 1994 and this […]