Jazzfest Moves Beyond Setbacks to Put on Annual Concert

By Kristina Malterud BEMIDJI–Guest artists Corey Christiansen and Aaron Hedenstrom joined the Bemidji State University Jazz Band, Blue Ice, on the main stage in Bangsberg Hall this Saturday for the 38th Annual JazzFest. “We teach day in and day out and try and get across musical concepts like a normal teacher does,” said Scott Guidry, […]

Bingo Bridges Generation Gap in Bemidji

By Joey Scanlan Regardless of age, bingo events in Bemidji bring people together. With many locations around town offering bingo events, bingo proves to be an entertainment of choice. Bemidji State University offered a “Grocery Bag Bingo” for students last Wednesday. “This event started two years ago,” said Ana Apostolou, BSU senior. “I don’t remember […]

Student Alumni Association Bridges Gap Between Students and Alumni

By Seth Friborg Last Thursday, The Student Alumni Association met to discuss the upcoming events they have planned for the spring semester at Bemidji State University, including Happy Mondays. Starting on Monday Feb. 6, the SAA will be hosting a free coffee event in Deputy Hall for faculty and students alike, called Happy Mondays. “Mondays […]

NTC Hosts Blood Drive for Local Hospitals

By Ellen Lescarbeau BEMIDJI—The Northwest Technical College hosted a Memorial Blood Center drive on Wednesday afternoon with over 40 people donating. All of the blood that Memorial Blood Center collects from donors goes to hospitals in the area helping and saving the lives of people undergoing surgeries or recovering from accidents. “If there’s nobody to […]

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Rumors to Rest: Women’s Hockey Team Staying Put

By Talaya Kautz Rumors have been circulating around Bemidji State University about the women’s hockey team relocating to the John S. Glas Fieldhouse. The John S. Glas Fieldhouse was home to the BSU men and women’s hockey teams for 43 years, and in 2010, the Sanford Center gave the Beavers a new place to call […]

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Line 3 Pipeline Abandonment and How It Affects Us

By Shelana Ysen Dozens gathered in Hagg Sauer 112 at BSU Thursday night as area residents received information, voice their concerns and learn to take action on Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline abandonment. The pipeline, which was constructed in 1961, runs from Alberta to Wisconsin and spans nearly 300 miles through northern Minnesota crossing three of […]

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BSU Opens 24-hour Computer Lab in Decker Hall

By Sharif Black Bemidji State University Information Technology Services announced on Jan. 23 that a 24-hour computer lab in Decker Hall is officially open for students. In an email sent out to students a few days before the opening day of the lab, they explained what was all included, “Over the past few years, ITS […]

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Students Compete in First Annual Beaver Freeze Ice Fishing Tournament

Photo story by Shawn Campbell & Andy Kucera Fishermen and women from all across campus competed in the first Bemidji State University annual ice fishing tournament hosted by the Outdoor Program Center Saturday Jan. With the weather on their side, 65 fisherman competed for a variety of prizes totaling to over $1,000. The tournament was […]

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Working Toward a Sustainable Future

  By Jessica Dalen The Bemidji State Student Senate was tabling at Lakeside last week for students to take part in a survey to establish a consensus on views of solar energy for the campus as well as inform students of the sustainable energy resources that the school already has in place.  Bemidji State University’s […]

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Beaver Treats Shares a Sweet Treat with Students

By Joey Scanlan Many students flocked to the Terrace Lounge on Thursday afternoon for some homemade brownies and vanilla ice cream sponsored by the department of information technology at BSU as a part of the weekly Beaver Treats event. This is the second year that Beaver Treats has been a staple at the BSU Hobson […]

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Brides Visit the Bemidji Bridal Expo

Photostory by Preston Pung & Joey Scanlan The annual Bridal Exposition took place Sunday at the Sanford Center featuring businesses from caterers to florists to travel agents–all to help brides get ready for the big day.

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Rising Need for Financial Aid Raises Questions

By Hanna Zerr Each year, billions of dollars in financial aid funds are distributed to a variety of college students across the country. Students at Bemidji State University are no exception with financial aid funds distributed to their accounts last Friday. With the rising costs of tuition and fees, more students at Bemidji State University […]

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