TOP 5 TRENDS OF THE WEEK

By Lilly Devine Comment Contributor Pumpkin Spice Lattes – Tis’ the season for apple picking, costume shopping and of course, pumpkin everything. Coffee shops have been taken over by this trend and Bridgewater State University students are the victims. Starbucks in the Maxwell Library has been advertising pumpkin spice lattes since the first week of […]

JONASSON RAISES LEVEL OF PLAY TO LIFT UP LADY BEARS

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff Coming into this season, junior forward Erica Jonasson was not expected to become a main offensive weapon for the Bridgewater State University women’s soccer team. However, in her second season with the Lady Bears, Jonasson has made a surprising leap to lead the team in goals scored with seven. “The […]

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 […]

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, […]

IPAD NOT WORTH STUDENTS’ MONEY

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff     It’s my great pleasure to tell students in Bridgewater State University’s College of Education and Allied Studies (CEAS) how much they are being screwed over.     On June 25, Lisa Battaglino, the Dean of CEAS, sent an email to Bridgewater State students whose major or minor fell within this college, informing […]

BEARS’ OFFENSIVE FIREPOWER CARRIES THEM TO WIN

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff  The Bridgewater State University football team showed it had enough firepower to compete in a shootout against William Paterson University Saturday afternoon at Swenson Field.     The Bridgewater State offense clicked right from the start, as they racked up 458 yards of total offense for a 41-24 win to improve to […]

Behind The Scenes On Stage Makeup

By Molly Bello Comment Staff   A big part of theater is the makeup. Stage makeup can transform an actor into any character whether it be human or animal or inanimate object. Every actor must wear makeup in the shows. CJ Hawes, a theater major, graduating in the fall of 2014, has taken the role […]

Students Attribute Social Media to Finding Jobs After Graduation

By Alexandra Puffer         Comment Staff In Junior High School not many students put much thought into the impact their social media profiles and presence online would have on their future careers. Years later employers are researching job candidates online, investigating future employees based on their Google searches, and scrambling to find recent graduates who […]

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. […]