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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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A Long-Running Tradition Returns This Holiday Season

By Dani Nicholson The longest-running tradition at BSU is returning this December for its 48th year. Madrigal Dinners, hosted by the Bemidji Choir and Chamber Choir, is a four-course meal with exciting and interactive entertainment. It is set in the year 1616 of the Renaissance period, complete with costumes fit for a King, Queen, and […]

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It’s not About What You Know; It’s About Who You Know.

by Kallie Hoplin Networking is a way of forming connections. Connections between high school students and universities, students and future employers, or employees and different employers. In order to network, people need to be able to talk to strangers about their jobs and how they got there. On Thursday, November 15th, students are able to […]

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Making It Count

by Stacey Kaslon, Hannah Cook, Ian Douglass, Shawn Campbell, Sean Kieselhorst, Tyrell Branchaud & Micah Friez BSU students sat crowded around the election registration table Tuesday night as three elderly women helped them through their stacks of paperwork. Two hours before the polls closed, they frantically tried to register to vote. The sound of rickety, […]

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Fifth Annual Undie Run Takes Place at BSU

By Bailey Wright Beavers are stripping down to their undies, literally. On Thursday April 21, Bemidji State’s Student Senate hosted its fifth annual Undie Run at 5pm. Students gathered around Lakeside Lawn to participate in a one mile run around several campus buildings. Along the mile long course there were four bins for runners to […]

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