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Music, Mutton, and More: Music Department Preps for 49th Annual Madrigal Dinners

By Daltyn Lofstrom Bemidji State University is holding its 49th annual Madrigal Dinners November 30th through December 3rd. Four evening performances of Dr. Paul Brandvik’s “The Truth Fairy” will take place at 7 p.m. each day with a 1 p.m. matinee December 3rd. Tickets are available in the Madrigal Dinners ticket office, room 101 in […]

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Professor Brings to Light Sexual Violence at BSU

By Stacey Kaslon Recently, many women and men who have been sexually harassed or assaulted chose to come forward because of the #metoo campaign. The movement began with a tweet by Alyssa Milano that read:    Since then, the tweet has received over 69,000 responses. Not every person who responded shares their experience. Many, including […]

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Game-On Gigazone

By Dana Flickinger Gigazone Gaming held their second annual gaming convention at the Sanford Center last Friday and Saturday, with many chances to win prizes and try out old and new gaming systems. The main event was a League of Legends tournament, which was won this year Go Next, a team from Duluth. During their […]

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Chapman Challenges Students’ Ideas on Aliens and Studying Abroad

by Rebecca Carvell Dr. Alan Chapman of Oxford came to Bemidji Sept. 25 to speak to Bemidji State’s students and faculty about the history of aliens and to promote Eurospring. Dr. Chapman discussed all the previous attempts that were made to get to the moon–be it by launching people or a flying machine. He also […]

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Community Members Walk to Defeat Alzheimer’s

by Dana Flickinger BEMIDJI—The walk to defeat Alzheimer’s was held on Saturday. There were approximately 100 participants and 22 different teams. They had a goal of 24,000 dollars and raised about 17,000 dollars. The walk is in support of those lost and to fund research to stop further loss. It was a three mile walk […]

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Eurospring Professor to Speak About Aliens in America

By Rebecca Carvell Scientific historian, Dr. Allan Chapman of Wadham College at Oxford University comes to Bemidji State University to present “Aliens: 2,000 Years of History — But Do They Really Exist?” at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in Hagg-Sauer 102. The lecture will be about why aliens fascinate people and just how far back the […]

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Bemidji Comes Together to Promote Suicide Prevention

By Dana Flickinger BEMIDJI—On Saturday, the 11th annual Suicide Prevention run, walk and skate was held at the Sanford Center in honor of those lost to suicide as well as to prevent further incidents. The BSU women’s hockey team and the nursing department volunteered at this event where there were about 200 participants. Kelly Brevig […]

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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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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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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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