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“Relationships, Communication and Boundaries” with Diane Long

By Kendra Hacker This week, Sexual Responsibility week took over BSU, providing a series of student-centered events that are focused on empowerment training. Diane Long, a self-defense lecturer, spoke Tuesday night in Hagg-Sauer Hall 100 about relationships, communication and boundaries to over 100 students. Long had an interactive presentation that helped students learn to communicate […]

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BSU Students Hit the Icy Water at Brrrmidji Polar Plunge

Story by CJ Baumgartner, Andrew Kucera, Eric Marvel, Ashley Reynolds, Tucker Swanson, Josephine Terry, Judson Tharin (students in Media Writing II class) Bemidji, Minn.— When Bemidji State University graduate student Alex Kong’a first heard about people willingly jumping into the frigid lake for the Brrrmidji Polar Plunge, he thought it was a crazy idea. But […]

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BSU Opens Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Kendra Hacker The BSU Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion had its official opening Jan. 11 at the Upper Hobson Union with a ribbon cutting. Located between the Student Senate offices and the Union information desk, this student-led initiative was originally thought up 11 years ago, but it wasn’t until recently that the idea […]

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Bird Watching Club Migrates to BSU

By Skye I. R. Iwanski “…BWC is one of the most goofy and welcoming clubs on campus,” according to one of the founders, Nolan Brey. The club has only one meeting total, in March, the purpose of which is to elect officers for the next year. The objective of the club is to provide a […]

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College Democrats to Host MN Governor Candidates in Forum at BSU

The newly formed College Democrats at Bemidji State University will be hosting the Democratic Farmer-Labor candidates for the 2018 Minnesota governor’s race in a public forum at 6 p.m. Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in BSU’s Beaux Arts Ballroom. Open to students, faculty, and staff of BSU as well as the public, the […]

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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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Anglers Venture onto Ice Despite Hard-Water Hazards

by Judson Tharin Bemidji, MN—Ice anglers ventured onto area lakes over the weekend—marking the start to the ice-fishing season. “There is something about it, just sitting in the house on the lake gets me excited,” student Neil Mourning said.  “I went out to Lake Irving this past weekend.  We caught a few perch and a […]

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Students for Liberty

By Rebecca Carvell General George S. Patton Jr. said, “The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” With Veterans Day just around the corner, Americans reflect on those […]

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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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