Music Ensembles Announce Auditions for this Fall

By Dani Nicholson Singers and instrumentalists at BSU, rejoice! The musical ensembles on campus are holding auditions this fall and are eager for new members. The choir ensembles include the Bemidji Choir, Damenstimmen and Musikanten. For those more inclined toward instruments, there is the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Blue Ice (jazz band). All of […]

SNATCHED

dir. Jonathan Levine by Dakota Drobnicki Ask your mom about Goldie Hawn if you’re too young to know who that is. Back in the 80s and 90s, she was one of the biggest comedic actresses in Hollywood, with a long string of box-office hits like Private Benjamin, Overboard, Bird On A Wire, and my personal […]

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD

dir. Guy Ritchie by Dakota Drobnicki If someone were to stumble across these first couple film reviews and it was their first impression of me, they might think I could call a movie the “best/worst movie ever” at the drop of a hat. In my Guardians 2 review last week, I claimed that it would […]

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

dir. James Gunn review by Dakota Drobnicki Released against a blockbuster landscape dominated by the Avengers, the first Guardians of the Galaxy was a surprise hit that Hollywood needed. It opened the door for mainstream comic book films to take more risks and drift from the grittier, more realistic aesthetics set by the Dark Knight […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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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