By Stephanie Dawber News Editor   International   Arrested Wife and Son of ISIS Leader Used as Leverage to Negotiate   Lebanese authorities arrested Saja al-Dulaimi, one of two wives married to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. She was detained with her 4-year-old son when they tried to enter Lebanon. al-Dulaimi’s arrest will be used […]


By Shawn Potter Comment Staff   Bridgewater State University’s slogan “Not to be ministered unto, but to minister,” set the stage for the domestic violence discussion. On Thursday, Nov. 20 Don McPherson spoke in the Conant Science and Mathematic building’s auditorium to a group of students and faculty regarding issues surrounding the topic of domestic […]


By Marissa Bean Comment Staff   Many changes have come to Bridgewater State University in recent months, but no change has been as important as the search for a new university president.   After a search lasting more than six months, the Board of Trustees voted for Frederick W. Clark, Jr., Esq., to become the […]

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By Kayla Lemay Editor-in-Chief   In light of the recent safety concerns brought up across campus, the Student Government Association (SGA) on Bridgewater State University’s campus held a Safety Walk on Wednesday, Nov. 19.   Anthony Hebert, SGA Vice President, a junior majoring in Political Science, invited a group of campus leaders from organizations such […]

Campus Holiday Closing Information   The 2014 – 2015 holiday closing will extend from Dec. 25 through Jan. 2. During this time period, all buildings on campus will be closed. Boyden Hall, Power Plant, University Police and the Mailroom will remain open. All other buildings and departments on campus will reopen on Monday, January 5, […]

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By Stephanie Dawber News Editor   On Nov. 19, The President’s Distinguished Speaker Series featured Shiza Shahid. The event was hosted in the Horace Mann Auditorium.   Shahid is 25 years old, a member of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List, TIME magazine’s “30 Under 30 World Changers” and most recently, Fortune Magazine’s 55 Most Influential […]

Getting in touch with celebrities is easier than before. Photo by Brooke Bigda.

By Brooke Bigda Comment Columnist   Remember those days when you were watching TV and thought, ‘how great it would be to be able to talk to your favorite characters, ask them questions and see what they’re up to?’ Thanks to the power of social media, that dream has become a reality. Popular television shows, […]

These signs are placed at crosswalks all over campus, but do they help? Photo by Brooke Bigda.

By Brooke Bigda Comment Columnist   As college students, we have a lot on our plates both on and off campus. With work, classes, projects, and never ending piles of homework, it’s difficult to really keep your mind on important issues that we tend to neglect, especially our concerns with health and safety. When it […]

The 2014-15 BSU Men’s Basketball team looks forward to having a strong season led by 5 seniors.

By Brendan Coughlin Staff Writer   Bridgewater’s men’s basketball season is under way. The team started its 2014-2015 campaign a disappointing 2-3. The three losses by the team are only by a combined five points.   The team showed flashes of greatness in a blowout win against Washington & Jefferson in the Lancaster Rotary Tip-off […]

Gifts in mason jars, such as cookie mixes, are a cheap, easy and creative option for holiday presents. Photo courtesy of, via Creative Commons.

By Chelsea Morganelli Comment Columnist   Is it even really Christmas if you didn’t do some last minute shopping? It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Too bad everyone is so busy trying to get work done before the holidays to give thought to gifts anymore. It might not even be […]


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