Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption

  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

Pizza & Prof: Dr. Michele Fazio Discusses Migrant Workers and Labor Radicalism

By Danielle Clark

On Thursday, February 22nd, the Honors Program invited Dr. Michele Fazio of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke to speak at the monthly Pizza & Prof. Dr. Fazio, a BSU alumna, presented her research on the Italian labor radical figure … More Pizza & Prof: Dr. Michele Fazio Discusses Migrant Workers and Labor Radicalism

Taking a Stand: BSU Honors Students Join the Women’s March on Washington

By: Kasey Andrade The views expressed in this post represent those of the author and those featured, and do not represent the views of the Bridgewater State University Honors Program. On January 21, people around the world came together to stand up for their beliefs and raise their voices at the Women’s March. During this … More Taking a Stand: BSU Honors Students Join the Women’s March on Washington

An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

By Lauren Munroe While incarcerated in a Birmingham, Alabama jail cell, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a powerful letter titled, Letter from A Birmingham Jail (1963) in response to a group of eight clergymen that submitted a letter to a local Alabama newspaper in regards to sending a message out to the public about … More An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

Town Hall: The BSU Community Comes Together in the Wake of a Roller Coaster Election

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

Honors in Action: First Year Seminar Walking Tours

Friday, October 21, 2016–As part of the themed cluster of First Year Seminars on social inequality, the Honors Program took its 90 first-year students on walking tours in Boston and Brockton. Students were exposed to immigrant histories in Dorchester and Boston and African American history in Brockton and Beacon Hill. Honors Director, Dr. Teresa King … More Honors in Action: First Year Seminar Walking Tours

#FreeKesha

by Julia Trainor One of the most vivid memories I look back on from my middle school days is screaming the lyrics to “Tik Tok” at school dances or on bus rides with my softball team. While I was too young to attend concerts, my friends and I loved Kesha’s music, as it provided the … More #FreeKesha