By Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief When I started dating my boyfriend, any conversation about making plans together included him asking me, “When will you be done with your school work?” “What do you mean by ‘done?’ There is no ‘done,’” I’d answer. Three years, at least a dozen research papers and 0.65 Honors theses later, he … More Need to finish what you started? Here’s how.
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 Danielle Clark Does the thought of all your daily stressors make you cringe? Coursework, projects, jobs, a social life, family responsibilities, romantic relationships—it all adds up! Students, myself included, often neglect important parts of health, like getting enough sleep or maintaining a nutritious diet, in order to keep other parts of their lives running. … More Let’s Talk Stress #1: What is stress? How can I manage it?
On Wednesday, March 15, Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan hosted a Pizza & Prof on the importance of conscious consumption. Students who attended learned about their place in the economy, how their actions foster economic outcomes, and how to align their consumption with what what they value. An overarching theme of the discussion was that with … More Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption
by Danielle Clark The advertisement on Honors social media read “Circulate the love,” inviting students to donate to the spring semester blood drive. The Honors Student Congress, along with the Honors Program and the American Red Cross hosted the blood drive, which took place on Valentine’s Day in the RCC Ballroom. Of the 67 people … More Circulate the Love
by Danielle Clark Being involved on campus and maintaining a good academic record can be a bit of a challenge. The following tips are ways you can try to balance out your busy life being involved in various activities and being an academically successful student. 1. Have a good support group of people you can … More Involvement and Academics: How to Balance Them Out
By Clifton Robinson Earlier this semester, the Zeta chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the honors society for the computing and information disciplines was founded at Bridgewater State University. Last semester I was doing random research online about different honors societies based on my majors: computer science and mathematics. I saw that there were only four … More BSU Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Founded by Honors Student
by Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Empathy. Compassion. Inclusivity. Bipartisanship. These were just a few of the words scrawled by students and faculty on posters lining the RCC Ballroom last Wednesday during a Town Hall event for the BSU community to discuss the results of the presidential election. Plucked from an array of many others like them, … More Town Hall: The BSU Community Comes Together in the Wake of a Roller Coaster Election
By Eric DeBenedictis The First Year Honors Residential Learning Community, located in Scott Hall, offers an opportunity for new students to get involved, meet other honors students, and challenge themselves academically. Resident Assistants Benjamin Feldman (left) and Stephanie Janeczek (right) work together to act as mentors for these students, and provide them with the guidance … More Building Community: An Interview with Honors RLC Resident Assistants
By Danielle Clark “Please Donate Blood Today,” read a sign outside the Dunn Conference Suite on October 26 and 27, drawing in donors to the annual Honors Program and Honors Student Congress Blood Drive. This was Honors’ third year hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on campus. From the welcome table just outside the … More Halloween Blood Drive Comes to a Close