CUTCO A HIRE AND FIRE JOB FOR MANY STUDENTS

By Morgayne Mulkern Comment Staff              Cutco Cutlery, the branch of vector marketing that sells kitchen knives is a scam. This company has offices in Bridgewater and many other locations, and I am constantly watching my friends and other students around me apply for Cutco jobs and regret their decision soon after. Also, I, like […]

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, […]

BSU FIELD HOCKEY RELIES ON MISKIV

By Lilly Devine Comment Contributor   Life after Shelby Farland hasn’t been too bad on the Bridgewater State University field hockey team. With a major void needed to be filled with Farland’s absence due to graduation, senior forward Demi Miskiv has taken on the role as the team’s leading goal scorer.   Miskiv currently leads […]

NEW UNIVERSITY WEBSITE HAS MIXED REVIEWS

By Elizabeth Keeling Comment Contributor      Students at Bridgewater State University are trying to adjust to a new BSU website, which separates the site that anyone can access from a site only available to students and faculty.     However, on the BSU site that everyone can access (the “internet”), there is a description of why it was […]

WINTER COMMENCEMENT NO MORE

By Vannessa Rodriguez Comment Contributor       Over the summer, it was announced that Bridgewater State University would no longer hold a winter commencement.     According to a university-wide email, the cancellation of winter commencement is due to growth and expansion of the university.     There will now be two separate ceremonies in the spring that will be […]

BLACKBOARD STILL USED DESPITE ALLEGED SWITCH TO MOODLE

By Elizabeth Sekkes Comment Staff       Last spring, students and faculty at Bridgewater State University prepared for another major change across campus, the total transition from using Blackboard to Moodle.     As the fall semester has unfolded, it has become apparent that the supposed switch never did occur. While a definitive reason as to why has […]

NEW PROGRAM HAS SOME BSU STUDENTS BUYING IPADS

By Jennifer Christensen Staff Writer       Recently, the College of Education and Allied Studies at Bridgewater State University has enacted a new program. Propel-BSU is a program that affects all juniors, seniors and graduate students within the college of education and allied studies. According to the university website, each student falling under this category will […]