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 […]

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. […]

Opinion: Freshman Skills Math a Waste of Time and Money

By Kayla Lemay Comment Staff Would you willingly take a class that offered you no credits in order to graduate? Any student that failed the initial math entrance exam has to. FRSK102 – Introductory College Skills: Mathematics, according to the University Catalog, is an “individualized, self-paced and competency-based and covers the fundamental principles of arithmetic, […]

BSU Aviation Students Get a Rare Look Inside Logan Airport

By Jennifer Christensen Comment Staff A group of students from Bridgewater State University had the opportunity to tour Logan International Airport, the largest commercial airport in New England on Wednesday, March 27. The morning included a tour of the communication center, an information session, and a 45-minute bus tour of the airport perimeter. The opportunity […]

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. […]

Participation in Student Government Elections Remains Low

By Alexandra Puffer Comment Staff Gabriella Diniz, a graphic design major from the class of 2015, has been named the President of the Student Government Association after running unopposed. It is not uncommon for candidates to run unopposed in SGA elections, as involvement in student government and its elections continue to be scarce. Vice President […]

Students, Guest Speaker React to DOMA

By Jennifer Christensen Comment Staff With the recent attention given to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as it comes under the scrutiny of the Supreme Court, it is no surprise on a campus with a large LGBT presence, some students at Bridgewater State University feel involved. DOMA was passed by congress in 1996, defining […]