BSU GAMING FOR YOUTH MARATHON

by Dakota Drobnicki BEAUX ARTS BALLROOM–Beginning at noon on Mar. 25, The BSU Gaming & Entertainment Enthusiast Klub–or GEEK club–will host their third annual Gaming For Youth marathon in the Beaux Arts Ballroom. It will be a 24-hour event where attendees can bring games of all types (video, board, card, etc.) and play with other […]

Talley Gallery Hosts the Six McKnight Artists

by Jessica Dalen BRIDGEMAN—Bridgeman Hall’s Talley Gallery at BSU started a new show that is open to the public Feb. 22 to Mar. 21. This current show features the Six McKnight artists. The McKnight artists are part of a traveling show involving ceramics. Artists are put together by the Northern Clay Center located in Minneapolis. […]

Bemidji Kids Fight the Frost

By Ellen Lescarbeau SANFORD CENTER—Over a thousand children gathered at the Sanford Center on Feb. 19 and 20 for the “Fight the Frost” fundraising event hosted by the Bemidji YMCA and Games Galore. The indoor carnival featured more than 20 child-friendly obstacle courses and games provided by Games Galore, including blow-up bouncy houses, giant slides, […]

BSU Honors Hall of Fame Inductees

By Talaya Kautz SANFORD CENTER—The Bemidji State University Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2016-17 was honored at a luncheon Feb. 18 at the Sanford Center. BSU holds a hall of fame weekend every two years. This year, there were nine inductees, including four athletes, two John Glas Honorary Award Letter winners, two BSU coaches […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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