Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone in Bemidji

By Kale Hennek Stepping out of your comfort zone can be a touchy subject for some, because your comfort zone is the place where you feel you have total control and complete familiarity with your surroundings. Admittedly, most people would rather live within the confines of their comfort zone, but people also ignore the fact […]

International Program Center Shares Eurospring with Students

By Stacey Kaslon Two weeks ago, the International Program Center director, Cherish Hagen-Swanson, held informational sessions in the Ozawindib room on campus about the Eurospring experience for students planning to attend this spring and for those interested in learning more about the program. Eurospring, a five-week program, offers BSU students the opportunity to study at […]

Darius Rucker Stops in Bemidji

By Melissa Mathies and Kelsey Jacobson On Thursday, November 13th, A Thousand Horses and David Nail opened for Darius Rucker at the Sanford Center. The show began at 7:30 PM and Darius Rucker took the stage at 9:00 PM. A Thousand Horses performed their latest songs from their album Southernality. They left the audience singing […]

Librarian Relieves Stress on Campus

By Stacey Kaslon With the stress of finals approaching, DeeDee Narum teaches doodling to people on campus as a way to take a mental break. A Bemidji State University librarian, Narum introduces meditative doodling to students and faculty alike every Wednesday afternoon on the third floor of the A.C. Clark Library. Meditative doodling consists of […]

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Darius Rucker—Coming to Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson and Melissa Mathies When Darius Rucker writes his songs, he tries to convey the way he lives to his fans. Over the past few years, he has been digging deeper within his country roots. Rucker was pushed as an artist into the pop world, where many country artists are led, but remains […]

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Keep Your Melon Warm

By Rebecca Carvell Love Your Melon is an apparel brand run by college students all over the United States. Their goal is to give a hat to every child that is battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon has just become an official organization at Bemidji State University and has thirteen crew members. To name […]

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Keillor’s Last Show in Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson On Saturday, November 7th, the doors of the Sanford Center opened up at 4 p.m. for the live radio broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion. At 4:30 p.m. the Sanford Center brought in a big enough crowd to fill up the entire parking lot, and had guests in search of street parking […]

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Time to Speak Up

By Melissa Mathies Have you ever wanted to be published in a widely popular book or be seen on TV? Well here is your chance, students of BSU! Chicken Soup for the Soul is promoting a contest that is open to any student currently enrolled in the 2015-2016 academic school year. They are looking for […]

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Major and Career Expo—Preparing Students for their Future

By Kelsey Jacobson On Wednesday, November 4th, 144 students stopped by the Major and Career Expo in the Beaux Arts Ballroom to meet and greet with faculty and student organizations. Last year the event was held in late October and brought in about 210 students. This year 20 student organizations participated in the event to […]

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Garrison Keillor—Final Live Broadcast in Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson On November 7th, Garrison Keillor’s live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion will be at the Sanford Center. Before the show, there will be a preshow dinner starting at 3 PM. The doors will then open at 4 PM and the show will start at 4:45 PM. When Keillor was 20 years […]

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Ultimate Frisbee, Growing Club Sport at Bemidji State

By Cole Edgell Sky high grabs, quick athleticism, and full body layouts. These exciting plays are all fixtures of one of the fastest growing sports in the United States—ultimate frisbee. All starting with the patent of the flying disc by Walter Frederick Morrison in 1958 and the inception of the game of Ultimate at Columbia […]

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Trick-or-Treating: College Style

By Nolan Brey Few traditions are as timeless as trick-or-treating. For generations, children have donned their favorite costumes and traveled door to door in their incessant quest for sugary goodness. On Thursday, October 28th, two days before Halloween, the residence halls of Bemidji State University opened their doors to trick-or-treaters from 5 PM to 7 PM. Hundreds […]

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