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Sex and Sundaes

“Don’t not have sex, have safe sex” was the message given by Jessica Havel, President of Lifestyle Educators as the organization passed out sundaes to students today in the Hobson Upper Union. The Bemidji State University Lifestyle educators hosted Beaver Treats today to help connect with students and talk about safe sex. Sexual Responsibility Week […]

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The Student Center for Health and Counseling—A Place for Students to Turn to

By Kelsey Jacobson With Sexual Responsibility Week right around the corner students are once again reminded of how important it is to be safe. The Student Center for Health and Counseling on campus, located in Cedar, wants students to know about their free birth control options and STI Testing. This year’s Sexual Responsibility Week will […]

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Countering Violent Extremism

By Nolan Brey The Department of Homeland Security’s website describes an initiative called, “Countering Violent Extremism.” The goal of this initiative is to “understand violent extremism, support local communities, and support local law enforcement.” The DHS aims to do this by identifying what risk factors lead to extremist ideologies, and to provide outreach programs to […]

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Why Relay?

By Bethany Erickson Photos by Samantha Glover and Lauren Sustad Cancer can be one of the scariest things a person can go through in their life.  The search for cures is a seemingly never ending process that is being pursued by scientists and doctors everywhere—so what can other people do to help? That’s where Relay […]

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BSU Intramural Hockey Team–The Sharpshooters–Take to the Ice

Photos by Kristina Malterud Captions by Whitney Jackson   With BSU’s spring intramurals well underway, students take to the ice to relieve stress, have some fun, and engage in a little friendly competition. (Above) The Sharpshooters’ Captain is forward Cole Grandgenett. Grandgenett is a candidate for running the intramural program next year as a grad […]

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Career Services — Leading Students in the Right Direction

By Kelsey Jacobson Students from BSU will get the chance to market themselves to future employers while finding internship opportunities or jobs at the Minnesota State Universities Job and Internship Fair this February. The event will consist of over 160 employers from business, government, and industry-related jobs, and all will be ready to connect with […]

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The Sound of the Strike

By Whitney Jackson The summer before Sam Peterson’s seventh grade year of school he was given a coupon for a free game of bowling for every day during the hot, homework-free months. Soon later, Sam had joined a small league and began learning how to curve the ball with one hand in order to get […]

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Headwaters Film Fest — Calling all Students

By Kelsey Jacobson BSU student Erika Huff has fond memories of working on last year’s Headwaters Film Festival. “On the last day of the Film Festival, in the closing ceremonies, we all walked on stage to be recognized. I felt so accomplished at what we did. Not one of us could have done it without […]

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Senate disproves Police Officer coming to BSU Campus

By Kelsey Jacobson On Wednesday, November 4th, Senator Lively and Chair Berge addressed the Student Senate about having a police officer stationed on campus. At the first meeting, Lively talked about how campus safety is a top priority. While Public Safety is responsible for all campus security, environmental health and safety, Lively and Berge believed […]

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It’s On Us

By Melissa Mathies Campuses across the nation are standing together to put an end to sexual abuse on college campuses. Students here at Bemidji State University have taken a stand against the issue this year and have put together a public service announcement for BSU’s fight against it. Around 20 students, faculty, and staff got […]

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