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 […]

WHY GMO’S MATTER

By Kayla Lemay Comment Staff   Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, have become a pretty big deal as of late.   We’ve been hearing a lot about them, including last week’s front page article about GMOs being in the Naked juice offered on campus. But what exactly do GMOs have to do with college students? […]

IRAQ WAR VETERAN AND BSU STUDENT HAS NO LIMITS

By Connor Berube Comment Staff   Iraq War veteran and Bridgewater State University student Greg Reynolds is lucky to be sitting in the classroom.   Reynolds is in excellent physical condition and can even do push-ups one-handed. More times than not, he can outlast people who dare to challenge him in a push-up contest using […]

SGA DISCUSSES SEMESTER EVENTS

By Elizabeth Keeling Comment Contributor   The Student Government Association at Bridgewater State University is preparing for several upcoming events happening around the university that they are supporting, sponsoring, or hosting. One event occurring soon is the grand opening of Weygand Hall on October 2, a new residence hall located on East Campus behind Crimson […]

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 […]

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 […]

CLASS LOCATION CHALLENGE

By Morgayne Mulkern Comment Staff       After perusing various state college websites in the University of Massachusetts system, I realized that Bridgewater State University stands out as one of the few Massachusetts state colleges that does not post their class locations until months after class registration.     This can be very frustrating because while it is […]

Military Couples Marry Sooner Rather Than Later

By Elizabeth Sekkes Comment Staff It should come as no surprise that young military couples are deciding to get married before one or both of those involved leave for active military service. After all, as horrible as it may sound, the end results of the military term are not guaranteed to be favorable.   There […]

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. […]