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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beaver Treats Shares a Sweet Treat with Students

By Joey Scanlan Many students flocked to the Terrace Lounge on Thursday afternoon for some homemade brownies and vanilla ice cream sponsored by the department of information technology at BSU as a part of the weekly Beaver Treats event. This is the second year that Beaver Treats has been a staple at the BSU Hobson […]

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Honors Lecture Examines Foreign Perception of U.S.

By Zachary Ruprecht Thursday night at Bemidji State University, Dr. Rucha Ambikar gave an Honors Lecture about perceptions of the United States around the world. The lecture, titled “The American Abroad: How the Rest of the World Sees Us,” focused on the United States’ economy, foreign aid, military spending, environmental issues and leadership. Nearly eighty […]

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The Pluses and Minuses of a New Grading System

by Sabrina Okeson One semester after Bemidji State University implemented the plus-minus grading scale, concerned students and faculty have spoken up in hopes of repealing the new system. In April 2016, the BSU Student Senate issued a survey about whether to issue the change. 55 percent of the 200 surveyed students responded in favor of […]

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