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MOD Squad Provides Services for Dogs and Owners

By Kelsey Jacobson MOD Squad, a program led by volunteers working with dogs who exhibit behavioral problems, began in June 2014 locally in Bemidji. The program was able to get off the ground due to a grant Great River Rescue received from the Best Friends Animal Society . The Director of Great River Rescue, Brandon Mustful, […]

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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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70th Annual Funtastic Dance Follies Soon to Take the Stage

By Whitney Jackson Beginning on Thursday, April 21st at 7 pm, the Funtastic Dance Follies will kick off their 70th annual performance, making the event the second longest tradition at BSU, behind the football team. The event, which will be held at the Bemidji State University Basketball Gym, will be filled with students, alumni, community […]

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Annual Walk/Run for Sexual Violence Awareness Soon to Take Place

By Rebecca Carvell On April 30th the 9th annual Walk/Run will take place at the Sanford Center. It is $30 to register at zapevent.com. Last year the event had 90 participants and over 20 volunteers helping to run the event. Coordinator, Donna Heck, works in the Bemidji office for Support Within Reach and has said […]

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Ralphie May Ready to Make Bemidji Laugh

By Melissa Mathies Ralphie May has been making people laugh since he was 13 years old. He always knew that performing was something he was born to do. “Yeah. I got into it early,” he said. “I was good with jokes, jokes liked me and I liked doing them.” May’s favorite part of performing is […]

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Get Ready to Laugh, Bemidji!

By Melissa Mathies Ralphie May, famous comedian from Tennessee, will be coming to the Sanford Center in Bemidji on April 9th to perform his newest show “Ralphie May: Unruly.” The comedian who is known for his crude comedy style will be performing at 7 p.m. that night. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Ralphie […]

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Local Tattoo Artist Finds Her Niche

By Kelsey Jacobson Mindy Bjork, a junior tattoo artist, recalls the day she received her temporary license to work alongside Mike Wiltse, owner and senior artist of Your Mom’s Tattoo Atelier. To celebrate, Bjork let Wiltse tattoo a jellyfish on her leg. “When I get a tattoo from him, it’s a treat,” said Bjork as […]

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Bemidji Fusion–A New Kind of Healthy

By Kelsey Jacobson Amanda Weeks, a Herbalife Independent Member, has lost 34 pounds and has been able to keep it off for the last three years. For the past two years she has been a health coach. Weeks says the reason why she wanted to become a Health Coach is because she believed in the […]

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A Heads Up on the Festival of Nations

By Andrea Nadeau & Jessie Battistini The Festival of Nations is coming up on April 13th this year, falling on a Wednesday and beginning at 4 pm, lasting until 8 PM. There is a bit of change from last year when it was on a weekend, but this change will hopefully attract more students to […]

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Vinyl is Making a Comeback

Story and photos by Kelsey Jacobson When it comes to music, students these days are wanting to get their hands on vinyl records. They want to hear their favorite bands with true, raw sound instead of the new and advanced technology of today, such as cellular devices. Vinyl is starting to make a comeback and […]

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