Q&A with Dr. Colby King: Winner of the Honors Outstanding Faculty Award

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

Let’s Talk Stress #2: Stress and Sleep Deprivation – a Vicious Cycle

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

Student Spotlight: Madison Forbes

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

The Reverse Bucket List: A Remedy for Self-Doubt

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

Dannie’s Tips #1: My Pointers for Improving Nutrition

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

On High-Achievers and Mental Health: The Cost of Success

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

Proposal Submission is Open: Apply to the 2018 NCHC Conference

By: Kasey Andrade The 53rd annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference will be held in Boston from November 7-11, 2018. The theme of the conference will be “Learning to Transgress.” Inspired by the landmark essay collection, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom by bell hooks, this theme seeks to apply hooks’ … More Proposal Submission is Open: Apply to the 2018 NCHC Conference