Notes from a Wandering Artist

By: Kelsey Jacobson World famous painter Thomas Paquette returned to Bemidji State University Monday to inspire students from the Introduction to Painting class. Paquette specializes in oil painting and the many landscapes Minnesota has to offer. In the painting studio in Bridgman Hall, Paquette showcased the many paintings he did while traveling around the United […]

Memorial Hall Grand Re-Opening

Story by Kelsey Jacobson Photos by Kristina Malterud and Kelsey Jacobson Friday morning on the front steps of Memorial Hall, BSU/NTC President Dr. Richard Hanson cut the ribbon in the grand re-opening ceremony of Memorial Hall. Dean of the School of Business, Technology and Communication Dr.  Shawn Strong was the MC for the event, which included […]

Great Northern Radio Show Shines Spotlight on Arts Scene

Story by Brad Tramel Talented local artists treated a packed audience to a variety of live music, storytelling, and stand-up comedy Saturday, September 19th, at The Great Northern Radio Show’s “Back to School” show. Broadcast live on 90.5 KAXE/KBXE from the Bangsberg Theater, the traveling variety show featured music from bluesman Corey Medina, folk musician […]

Music, comedy and more at Great Northern Radio Show-Free for BSU students!

Story by Whitney Jackson Listen up, Bemidji folk! On Saturday, September 19th, the Great Northern Radio Show will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Bemidji State University Bangsberg Theater. Jam packed with music, sketches and storytelling, performers joining host Aaron Brown will include: American Scarecrows, Cory Medina, Thomas X, Berit Dybing […]

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October Events

By Emilie Brouse Thurs. Oct. 8th- Beaver Floats, 3-4pm @ HMU Terrace Lounge Late Nites in Lakeside: Bingo, 9-10:30pm @ HMU Lakeside Fri. Oct. 9th- Beaver Theater: Trainwreck, 8-10:30pm @ HMU Terrace Lounge Sat. Oct. 10th- Women’s Soccer vs. SW MN State, 1pm @ Chet Anderson Field Men’s Hockey vs. MN Duluth, 7:07pm @ Sanford […]

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Memorial Hall-A New Kind of Space

Story by Kelsey Jacobson As you walk through the big, glass doors of Memorial Hall, you see this massive reception desk that is sitting in the middle of the room. While you are walking through the hallway, you see students and faculty using the new technology in the classrooms. Then as you make your way […]

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Beaver Organization Bash this Wednesday

Story by Whitney Jackson It’s time to get involved on campus! A great way to do that is by attending the B.O.B, or Beaver Organization Bash, on Wednesday, September 2nd from 4:30-7:00 pm located on the Hobson Memorial Union Lakeside Lawn. The B.O.B is an annual event hosted by the Hobson Memorial Union (HMU) as […]

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A Glance at the Bemidji Axemen

By Brityn Kiser   Well it’s that time of year again folks. With the 2015 Indoor Football League (IFL) season recently opening for our very own professional IFL team, the Bemidji Axemen, it’s time to get on over to the Sanford Center and indulge in some snacks and beverages while enjoying a good game of […]

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The Talley Gallery—Art Traveling Through Time

By Kelsey Jacobson Photos by Andrew Persson   In Bridgeman Hall, you will find a gallery displaying many different kinds of art from professional artists around the world and in Minnesota. The Talley Gallery has been part of BSU since the ’70s. In 1975, the gallery was dedicated to Ila Mae Talley, who shared her […]

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Water Bottle Ban

By Dylan Rouse Photos By Jenny Konesky   The Student Senate recently passed a bill that will stop the distribution of plastic bottled water on campus next fall. This bill has faced criticism from some students, claiming that it will impact the availability of clean drinking water. But the water in the city of Bemidji […]

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With Love from Bemidji

By Calissa Treat   There is one day every year that is set aside just for love. It is filled with red and pink shirts, ties, heart-shaped sugar candies with “Be Mine” written on them. It seems as though there are red roses on every corner and boxes of chocolate stuffed in cases. It’s a […]

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Back to the Basics: Winter Walleyes

Story and Photos by Andrew Persson   These days it’s easy to get swept up in the marketing overload that is the fishing industry. There seems to be an endless number of different rod, reel, tackle and bait companies that are constantly bombarding fisherman with the “latest and greatest” item that will drastically improve success […]

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Big Crappies in a Small Town

By Samuel Moore   It is no secret. In Bemidji, Minnesota people are blessed with not only a beautiful place to live, but a phenomenal area to fish.  From big water walleye lakes to small hidden gems with big panfish, Bemidji has a lot to offer a hard water freak. Personally, I am unique in […]

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Beaver Hockey Playoff Picture

By Andrew Persson   It is the heart of college hockey season in Bemidji and the Beavers are finding themselves battling for a position in the standings as they head into the busy finishing half of the schedule. As of the holiday break, all 10 teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) have played […]

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