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Veritas Issue 5 April 30

Veritas Issue 5 April 30

Veritas Issue 5 Spring 2014 April 30th Access here: http://issuu.com/veritasbc/docs/veritas_april_30__2014 Tweet


Veritas Issue 4 April 2014

Veritas Issue 4 April 2014

  Issue 4 Spring 2014 April 4th Acess here: http://issuu.com/veritasbc/docs/veritas_april_9__2014 Tweet


Veritas Issue March 26, 2014

Veritas Issue March 26, 2014

Veritas Issue 3, Spring 2014 Read Here: http://issuu.com/veritasbc/docs/veritas_march_26__2014 Tweet


Issue 2, March 5, 2014

Issue 2, March 5, 2014

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Issue 1 Feb. 19, 2014

Issue 1 Feb. 19, 2014

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Do Dorms Determine Community?

Do Dorms Determine Community?

  By Emily Nowak & Kelsey Velandria The residential life of a typical Bridgewater College student consists of heavy wooden doors, hard cold tiles, and dull brick walls. Students remain living under the control of resident life staff and many are subjected to the cruel heat of summer all year long due to insufficient heating [...]


Home is where the student is

Home is where the student is

By Emily Higgins, Taylor Prillaman, and Lindsey Barnes Bridgewater College is currently experiencing overcrowding issues due to many contributing factors. The following statistics are related to the admissions side of the overcapacity concerns. Some of the most common issues are with yield rate, retention, class sizes, accepted applications, and graduation rate. The following information comes [...]


Home Is Where the Student Is

Interviews with Chris Conte who lives in Honor House 305 and William Canter who lives in Boitnott House. Both seniors reflect on their time living in honor houses here at Bridgewater College. The following video contains interviews with student Forrest Turner, an RA at the Crimson Inn, and Bill Stovall, one of Bridgewater College’s ACs, [...]


Talking With Your Hands

Talking With Your Hands

by Brennan Gash There is a class on campus that gets much less attention than it deserves, and if you’re willing to take it and give it an honors upgrade, you also get to befriend some middle school deaf students. The class professor, Mrs. Julie Foster, teaches at a nearby middle school by day, and [...]


Home is where the student is

Video by Ellen Morris, Katie LaBranche, Jessica Reynolds, Katie Matherlee and Audrey Kordek. KCC Food? The following video explores the ins and outs of the KCC and the opinions of the student body about the food and the KCC in general. We also explored the option of having local restaurants be a part of the [...]


Veritas Nov. 20, Issue 9

Veritas Nov. 20, Issue 9

      Veritas Issue 9 Nov. 20, 2013 Read Here: http://issuu.com/veritasbc/docs/veritas_nov20-2013_issue9_final               Tweet


Orchestra Will Soon Strike BC

By: Rachel Meeks The Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform at Bridgewater College on November 25, 2013. The event will take place in Cole Hall and will be considered a convocation for Bridgewater College students. It will be from 7:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. The event is free and open to the public as well. It is [...]


Ringing the Bell: a Tradition

By Emily Higgins Photos courtesy of Special Collections of Alexander Mack Library On a chilly night about 120 years ago, students around the small Bridgewater campus could hear the sound of the bell ringing on top of “Stanley Hall,” telling them it was time to lay in bed after a long day. The old building’s [...]


Jazz Ensemble Concert: A Look into Jazz Styles

Jazz Ensemble Concert: A Look into Jazz Styles

By: Morgan Elkins The Cole Hall auditorium will once again regale audiences with musical tones from the Music Department of Bridgewater College. In what Dr. Christine Carrillo calls a “musical introduction to jazz styles,” the Jazz Ensemble will perform for convocation at 3 p.m. on November 24th. A Jazz Ensemble typically consists of trumpets, saxophones, [...]


A Solid Ending Plus ODAC Honors

A Solid Ending Plus ODAC Honors

By: Taylor Prillaman The field hockey team had a stellar season this year, ending with a 12-7 overall record. In addition to their great record, four players from the team received All-ODAC honors. Caroline Augsburger was named to the first team, Taylor Prillaman and Jennifer Tompkins both earned second team honors and Rachael Loy was [...]


Moving Forward

Moving Forward

With a season of difficulties, the Eagles still found success By: Caitlin Boles All sports teams have difficult situations that they are faced with. However, this year’s volleyball team faced a slightly tougher challenge when they had to forfeit three ODAC wins. But the Eagles still found their way back to the top. “We finished [...]


“Swallow(ed)” by Naomi J. Falk

"Swallow(ed)" by Naomi J. Falk

                          By: Ellen Morris   As a tribute to the victims affected by the tsunamis in Southeast Asia in 2004, Naomi Falk created an installation piece with hundreds of porcelain bowls filled with saltwater sitting on tiered wooden tables. This installation will be [...]


Lending A Paw

Lending A Paw

By Katie Matherlee Want to help a household pet get the food it needs this holiday season? Then lend a helping paw in Lend a Paw’s pet food drive! Lend a Paw is dedicated to bettering the lives of local animals, and the pet food drive that they are coordinating shows just how much they [...]


Moroccan Musings

Janelle Alexander The book, Moroccan Musings, is based on the life experiences of author Anne Barrialt. Anne Barrialt travelled to Morocco twice in her lifetime and thought that her experience should be shared with readers. She is an editor and art historian. Anne spends most of her time traveling as much as possible, when she [...]


Harrisonburg Holiday Parade

Emily Townsend The highly anticipated Downtown Harrisonburg Holiday Parade will take place on Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm. This year’s theme is “Peace on Earth.” Before the parade starts, Classic Carriage will be offering carriage ride tours of downtown at rates of $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-7. This activity will be [...]


Blue Ridge Legal Services

Blue Ridge Legal Services

Free legal assistance to low-income residents Photo courtesy of Blue Ridge Legal Services By Katie LaBranche When people are in legal trouble, they often turn to professionals for help.  Some people or families, however, are not able to afford such help, and that’s where Blue Ridge Legal Services (BRLS) steps in.  They provide free civil [...]


Paintings by Ellen Morris

Paintings by Ellen Morris

Though experienced in drawing, painting is something I rarely experiment with. These two pieces however, are a result of the independent study that I have been taking this fall semester. They both represent my interest in the contrast of horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines and shapes. I used the paint in Untitled 1 like the [...]


Veritas Issue 8, Nov. 13

Veritas Issue 8, Nov. 13

      Veritas Issue 8 Nov. 13, 2013 Read Here: http://issuu.com/veritasbc/docs/veritas_nov13-2013_issue8   Tweet


Veritas sponsors “Postcards for Soldiers” November 14-15, 2013

Veritas sponsors "Postcards for Soldiers" November 14-15, 2013

Members of the Veritas staff, writers, and business team will be available in the KCC lobby November 14-15 for students to write holiday cards to service men and women. These cards will be sent via the American Red Cross to service members all over the world this holdiay season. The postcards and writing materials will [...]