October 2013

Keep Halloween Safe and Fun

October 30, 2013

  Many people enjoy celebrating Halloween with family and friends – decorating, dressing up, giving out candy and going to parties. According to market researcher IBISWorld, consumers are ready to spend around $6.86 billion dollars this Halloween. Adults spend approximately $1.2 billion on their costumes and another $1 billion on children’s costumes and let’s not […]

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Student Health 101

October 29, 2013
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Student Health 101 is a comprehensive online health magazine that provides relevant, important information about health and wellness in an easy to use, interactive format. Student Health 101 is used by colleges and universities throughout the country, with an edition specifically for Bridgewater State University students.The magazine covers a variety of topics including articles about […]

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Do You Fear Missing Out?

October 21, 2013

Social media sites are undoubtedly useful in allowing people to network with individuals around the world, stay connected with friends and family, and be updated with the latest news breaks. It’s fun to see what people are up to on a daily basis through their pictures, status updates, and tweets, and many social media users […]

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Why do people drink?

October 17, 2013
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Have you ever given thought as to why you choose to drink or not?  Evaluating what exactly is driving your drinking decisions is very important. Why do something if you don’t even know why you are doing it in the first place? Stress Let’s face it, college is stressful. It is important to have the […]

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Project PACK

October 16, 2013

By: Cara Jordan ’14 , a BSU Peer Educator  Every 2 ½ minutes, somewhere in the United States, someone is sexually assaulted. (calculated based on the National Crime Victimization Survey 2004) Bridgewater State University’s Outreach Education department has partnered with local volunteers to assist in collecting items to donate for the non-profit organization, Project PACK. When […]

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Reflections on BSU’s Student Leadership Summit

October 10, 2013

On October 4th, 2013, Bridgewater State University and Stonehill College collaborated to put on the fifth annual Student Leadership Summit. This year, BSU hosted the event and offered both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to develop leadership skills through various workshops. Students could choose to attend three workshops from a variety of themes, or […]

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My Student Body

October 9, 2013

What is My Student Body? My Student Body is a site that provides courses on alcohol and drugs to college students nationwide. All BSU students with freshmen class standing are required to take and pass the My Student Body Essentials Alcohol and Drug Education Course, which includes alcohol and drug post-tests. Where do I go […]

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