Opinion: Springfest could be more age appropriate

By Morgayne Mulkern Comment Staff It is hard to convince people that Springfest at Bridgewater State University is actually fun. While giving tours to potentially incoming students, Bridgewater State student Victoria Lemieux used to get asked what music artists the campus hosts. She had to explain that the university usually only brings in comedians. I […]

team gives campus moviefest another shot

By Sarah Walker Comment Staff After their film did not get played in last year’s Campus Movie Fest, Communication majors senior Michael Ernst and junior Anthony Umbrianna decided to give it another try. Campus Movie Fest is the world’s largest college short-film festival, giving students an opportunity to make their own five-minute film in just […]

New on netflix

The Hunger Games After Suzanne Collin’s novel The Hunger Games captured readers of all ages, the film did so in theaters last year. Recently, Netflix has added the popular action movie into their steam. As many already know, the film looks in on the future and a young adult living during these strange times, Katniss […]

saturday night live comedian to perform for springfest

By Jennifer Christensen Comment Staff Each year for Springfest, Bridgewater State University’s Program Committee hires a comedian to perform. This year that comedian is Jay Pharoah, who is best known for his skits on Saturday Night Live. According to Pharoah’s official website, the comedian is involved in his second season with Saturday Night Live. He […]

Building campus, one block at a time

By Kayla Lemay Comment Staff Geeks on campus are joining forces to build a virtual Bridgewater State University campus, and are looking for help. Minecraft, a video game in which the player creates structures made of 3D blocks is played this semester not just for entertainment, but to compete against other students on campus. As […]

Music department hosts informal jam sessions

By Molly Bello Comment Staff Every two weeks the music department puts on what they call, “Improvisational Jam Sessions.” These are informal performances for students and community members to play different styles of music and enjoy each other’s company. Donald Running is the Bridgewater State University director of bands and the organizer of these sessions. […]

Fashion pour le monde

By Molly Bello Comment Staff The fourth annual Fashion Pour Le Monde wowed students and family members as they continue to represent Boston designers in a fun and energetic way. The show was hosted by Carvens Lissaint, an actor, poet and all around performer who has performed his poetry at Bridgewater State University before. Current […]

Campus Calendar

Monday, April 8 Film Talk: Alligators, Adaptation, and Adaptation Studies Today Maxwell Heritage Room 2:00 p.m. Timothy Corrigan, film scholar and textbook author of “How to Write About Film” from the University of Pennsylvania, will speak about the Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jonze film “Adaptation.” Travels Through Castro’s Cuba Maxwell Library Heritage Room 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. […]

Near Graduates feeling the pressure of a job search

By Alexandra Puffer Comment Staff With spring commencement less than two months away, many graduating students are beginning to feel the pressures of making the most out of their remaining time as undergraduates. Graduation once was a time of great excitement and sense of accomplishment, but for some seniors graduating in May there is a […]

Bears’ Softball has hits and misses

The Bridgewater State University women’s softball team is a month into their schedule and are 8-10 and 1-1 within the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Lady Bears had their three game winning streak snapped on Wednesday when they lost to Wheaton College in game one of a doubleheader, but bounced back with 6-5 win […]