Breanna Palhete Comment Contributor Even though you may be covered with adequate student health insurance during your time in college, you wouldn’t want to end up getting sick and missing important classes, or events. However, getting sick when in college may seem like the inevitable: illnesses spread quickly and they could last up to a […]

Melanie Tummino & Riana Quinn Staff Writers Starting on Sept. 28 there have been announcements involving the coordination of the conversion of the Central Steam Plant, located near the Science and Math Center, and the construction that will take place prior. Although the work being done is necessary and beneficial to the community, it will […]

Marissa Bean Campus Life Editor The fall semester just began, but it is never too early to start thinking about winter and spring breaks. Bridgewater State University (BSU) offers an alternative break program for students to participate in service trips during their time off from school. According to the program’s page on the Intranet, the […]

Molly Hurley Staff Writer Bridgewater State University is still responding to the aftermath since Thomas Masse, a freshman at BSU, is being charged with possession of child pornography and distribution of a child in the nude. Court records show that Masse accessed this material using apps such as Tumblr and Kik. Masse would then delete […]

Emma Johansen Staff Writer Dr. Arthur Goldstein, the Dean of the Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics, will be retiring at the end of the academic year. Goldstein joined Bridgewater State University at the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year as the first Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. He was the first Dean […]

Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief International NATO says Russian ground troops in Syria Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian Civil War seems to be increasing. According to CNN, NATO’s secretary general confirmed a second incursion by Russian planes into Turkish airspace and Russian ground troops were in present in Syria. Best-selling authors donate book profits to Syrian […]


Kevin Burke Content Editor “Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful movie review.” Here it is: The greatest movie of all time. Don’t try to argue with me. I’m right, and you’re wrong. Casablanca (1942) is an American treasure that was set in and released during World War II, and stars Humphrey […]

Gregory Plathe Staff Writer Are you aware of what is going on in the world? Or, are you being deceived? Are you distracted from the truth? It is often the case that deception arises not from externalities, but from within our very minds; we are plenty capable of deceiving ourselves. It is our own ignorance […]


Emma Johansen Comment Contributor …the supermoon lunar eclipse Bridgewater, and rest of the greater Boston area, was fortunate enough to have a clear night on Sept. 27, allowing for perfect viewing of a rare lunar eclipse. The eclipse occurred during perigee full moon. During perigee, the moon is the closest it can be to the […]


Brendan Coughlin Sports Editor It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. Bridgewater State University’s (BSU) women’s volleyball team had a clean sweep of four games last week, extending their current win streak to five. Bridgewater competed in both the Springfield College Invitational and the Wildcat Invitational hosted by Johnson & Wales University (R.I.) […]


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