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A World of Music at the Carl O. Thompson Memorial Concert

by Dakota Drobnicki BEMIDJI – The groups at the Carl O. Thompson Memorial Concert this Sunday rocked yet another performance at Bangsberg Hall—with a packed house to boot. The Chamber Singers and the Bemidji Choir began the festivities with sets under the direction of Dr. Dwight Jilek. The audience switched theaters afterwards to watch the […]

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BSU’s International Student Organizations Hosts First Ever Welcome Picnic

by Shane Neumann BEMIDJI— The International Student Organization (ISO) gave new international students the chance to explore new opportunities and friendships at their first-ever welcome back picnic. The picnic took place Friday Sept 14th at 5-7 PM in Diamond Point Park. Sarvika Shetty, the President of the ISO, helped plan the event and was excited for what was in store. “First we just wanted […]

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Movie Review: Love, Simon

By Kendra Hacker Love, Simon is the coming-of-age love story the world has been waiting for. Released on March 16, 2018, the movie already has a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. With powerful performances by Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Jennifer Garner, along with many others, I couldn’t help but be sucked into the movie. This […]

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The Phoenix to Host Drag Show

by Abbie Edman Some students take a break from studying for finals by going for a walk or visiting with friends, but students at Bemidji State University will have the chance to go to drag show for their study break. Hosted by the Phoenix Club, the show is 7 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 26 in Hagg-Sauer […]

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Locally Shot Film Review: No Blood of Mine

By Kendra Hacker After watching No Blood of Mine, it’s no wonder that it was awarded the Best Narrative Feature at the Frozen Film Festival in St. Paul, MN in 2017. No Blood of Mine was shot in Minnesota, making it realistic for Minnesota natives. With local locations and cities, like Bemidji and Duluth, it’s […]

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Back to Headwaters Film Festival

By Daltyn Lofstrom International student films were screened throughout both days of the Headwaters Film Festival, hosted by the Integrated Media Department at the Upper Deck March 28th and 29th. The film of the evening of the 29th, “Back to the Future,” inspired the “Back to Headwaters Film Festival” theme and layout. Debra Sea, the […]

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Hey Bemidji!

Bemidji State University’s student-run FM-90 radio station has started a new radio show called Hey Bemidji! BSU student host Madeline Hodgkins describes it as, “a political radio show where we discuss issues both nationally and on campus.” Every week the show will include guest speakers to talk about issues surrounding diversity, equality and other hot […]

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Headwaters Film Festival Presents: 10 Iconic 80s Movies

by Dakota Drobnicki For this year’s Headwaters Film Festival (Mar. 29 and 30) theme, BSU is sporting an 80s retro vibe complete with screenings of Back to the Future and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. While we wait for the festival to come, let’s take a look at some other movies that affected or reflected the […]

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Proud Mary

dir. Babak Najafi reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki There’s a minor editing mishap in this movie that is symbolic of how sloppily crafted it is. To kick the third act into high gear, Mary (Taraji P. Henson, who also serves as the film’s executive producer) drives off to reclaim Danny (Jahi Di’Allo Winston) from her ex-boyfriend […]

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Seven Movies to Fend Off Cabin Fever

by Dakota Drobnicki Want some awesome movies to kill time with that you may have missed? Try some of these on for size. I haven’t picked them off of any particular criteria or service to find them on, but we can all use the Internet here. The only thing I tried to keep in mind […]

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