AT the Relay For Life event held at Bridgewater State University, Austin Laffan (far right), who survived his battle with testicular cancer, walks with others during the survival lap of the event. Submitted photo.

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff Everything can change in a day and for Bridgewater State University sophomore Austin Laffan it will be a day he will never forget. Laffan, who is an athletic training major, has the date July 19, 2011, etched in his mind because that is the day Laffan was diagnosed with testicular […]

CELEBRATION TIME: The Lady Bears have plenty to celebrate as they have turned up their play in recent weeks and are making some noise in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference. BSU Athletics - Photo

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff The Bridgewater State University softball team knew it would take time to click this season with 12 freshmen overhauling the roster. The only thing they did not know is how long it would take. The Lady Bears have found their answer though, as just a little more than halfway through […]

Junior Brian Espinosa gained All-American status during the indoor season this year and is looking to duplicate his success now in the outdoor season. Jeremy Foote - Photo.

By Greg Dudek Comment Staff For Brian Espinosa, he would rather count his blessings than the number of accolades he has received over the past few months. The junior sprinter and jumper for the Bridgewater State University men’s outdoor track and field team has ridden a wave of excellence, but credits a driven focus on […]

Senior starting pitcher Kenny Pennini has helped revitalize the Bridgewater State University baseball team in the past week with strong performances on the mound as the Bears are now 8-11 overall after a slow start. Jeremy Foote - Photo.

By AJ Pascuzzo Comment Staff   The Bridgewater State University baseball team has started off slow, but looks to get their season back together. After an up-and-down start, the Bears have won their last three games to improve to 8-11 and 3-1 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC). This year intends to be […]

The Task Force to end Homelessness event took place on campus last Friday.
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By Elizabeth Sekkes Comment Staff On April 4, the Institute for Social Justice held their seventh annual spring forum as part of the President’s Task Force to End Homelessness. The event focused on regional homelessness, and various ways that the student body could serve the homeless. It also centered on ways in which to end […]

By Stephanie Dawber Comment Contributor For seniors Monica Cable and Tony Conde, the class social work 432 is more than just a typical class. The entire course focuses on social work practice with communities and organizations. Together, these seniors have declared their mission to provide substance use awareness by creating a sense of community support […]

Senior Cody Farrell has learned a lot in his four seasons with the Bears and he is intent on passing his knowledge along to the underclassmen on the team. Jeremy Foote - Photo.

By Emily Hayes Comment Staff For the seniors of the Bridgewater State University men’s tennis team, their time to play for the Bears is coming to a close with almost half of the season in the books. Senior Cody Farrell is one of those players trying to make the most out of his senior season. […]

By Lilly Devine Comment Staff Budgeting money can be hard while in college but with the new app called, it’s a breeze. is a free web-based personal financial management service and is available for Apple and Android users. With this app you can see what’s happening with all your accounts such […]

Sharif Abdelal commutes to his classes.
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By Elizabeth Sekkes Comment Staff For any Bridgewater State University student, a long day filled with classes can be very exhausting. For a commuting student, however, things become even more complicated. In addition to worrying about waking up early enough to beat traffic to arrive at class on time, commuting students with busy days full […]


Ryan Manning Junior, Baseball Manning’s play helped the Bears secure a doubleheader sweep of Westfield State University on Saturday. Manning went 5-for-8 combined in the two games and came up with the game-winning RBI in the opener of the doubleheader with a single to push the Bears to a 2-1 comeback win. Amber White Senior, […]


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