by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Unpopular opinion: I don’t like coffee. There, I said it. *All of New England gasps in unison. Nearby cars screech to a halt. One onlooker drops her 64oz monogrammed tumbler to the ground, punctuating the momentary silence. In the distance, sirens… * Yet I maintain my stance. It doesn’t taste good, … More Caffeine: How Much is to Much?
By Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Looking for opportunities to further your academic career, gain experience in your discipline, or travel abroad? National fellowships offer a host of exciting opportunities to students with a strong record of undergraduate achievement, and the BSU Center for Transformative Learning provides extensive guidance and support for students interested in applying. Located … More National Fellowships 101: It’s Time to Consider Applying!
By: Kasey Andrade Dr. Colby King, an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department, is this year’s recipient of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award. Check out the interview below to learn more about Dr. King, including his research interests, teaching philosophy, and best advice for students! 1.) What do you want students to know about you? … More Q&A with Dr. Colby King: Winner of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award
By Danielle Clark Sleep is often something college students take for granted. We find ourselves up late writing papers, studying, or even hanging out with friends, getting less than the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. According to New York University’s (2018) Key Facts on Stress and Sleep, difficulties with sleep ranks third on … More Let’s Talk Stress #2: Stress and Sleep Deprivation – a Vicious Cycle
By: Kasey Andrade Madison Forbes ’18, an English and Philosophy double major with a minor in Classical Studies, is an honors student who has a passion for research. She studies the early modern period and its literature, looking at literary works from a philosophical and historical perspective. Specifically, her research has focused on analyzing texts … More Student Spotlight: Madison Forbes
by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Kimberly Abt has many reasons to be proud. An honors student, she is currently completing her thesis and will graduate this spring. She is also celebrating acceptances to the Molecular Cell Biology graduate programs at Dartmouth College and Brown University, and is deciding precisely where her passion for biology will take … More Student Spotlight: Kimberly Abt
By: Kasey Andrade Hannah Deane ’21, a Biology major and Chemistry minor, is an honors student who has become heavily involved during her first year at BSU. Hannah decided to join the Honors Program after attending an informational honors admissions dinner during her senior year of high school. At this dinner, she learned about the … More Student Spotlight: Hannah Deane
By Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Do any of the following statements apply to you? I’m overwhelmed with coursework /extracurriculars/job/social obligations. There aren’t enough hours in a day! I feel unproductive. I don’t feel like I’m meeting my goals in life. I suffer from FOMO- “fear of missing out.” I feel jealous of my friends or peers. … More The Reverse Bucket List: A Remedy for Self-Doubt
By Danielle Clark At 6:30am, my alarm blasts at full volume, startling me awake. Despite the fact that I’m exhausted and cranky from staying up late to complete coursework, I resist the urge to hit snooze. I roll out of bed and pull myself together before turning on my computer and making coffee. I scroll … More Dannie’s Tips #1: My Pointers for Improving Nutrition
by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief ***The views expressed in this piece are my own and do not reflect the opinions and values of Bridgewater State University or the Bridgewater State University Honors Program as a whole. Scrolling through my Facebook feed a few month ago, a New York Times article shared by a friend caught my … More On High-Achievers and Mental Health: The Cost of Success