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Rising Need for Financial Aid Raises Questions

By Hanna Zerr Each year, billions of dollars in financial aid funds are distributed to a variety of college students across the country. Students at Bemidji State University are no exception with financial aid funds distributed to their accounts last Friday. With the rising costs of tuition and fees, more students at Bemidji State University […]

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Bemidji Comes Together to March for Change

By Andy Kucera and Shawn Campbell The Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21 brought people together as crowds across the nation marched through the streets with numbers exceeding expectations. All across the United States men, women and children marched. Some republicans, some democrats, all advocates for change. In St. Paul, it was estimated that […]

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A Commemoration of Minnesotan Women

By Andrea Nadeau With Women’s History Month upon us, we must look back to the women that shaped and inspired us—specifically, the women of Minnesota. A woman who deserves some recognition this month is Toni Stone, the first woman to ever join a men’s professional baseball team. She lived from 1921-1996 and was born in […]

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StarID Spring Change Over

By Andrea Nadeau By now every student at BSU should hopefully have received an email about the new changes coming with StarID. If you skimmed by it, or haven’t checked your email in a while, then you’ll want to keep reading. Andy Bartlett, the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing got in touch with the […]

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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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Keep Your Melon Warm

By Rebecca Carvell Love Your Melon is an apparel brand run by college students all over the United States. Their goal is to give a hat to every child that is battling cancer in America. Love Your Melon has just become an official organization at Bemidji State University and has thirteen crew members. To name […]

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The Capital’s Christmas Tree Begins its Tour

By Emilie Brouse This year’s Christmas tree for the U.S. Capitol Tour arrived from Chippewa National Forest on Thursday, October 30. It was stored and prepared for the tour at Bemidji State’s John Glas Fieldhouse. It was sent on its journey to the U.S. Capitol on Monday, November 3. The tree’s sendoff was scheduled for […]

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East Coast Rebuilds After Superstorm Sandy

Bill Stafford | Columnist | 12-04-2012 The eyes of many Americans were glued to the television Oct. 22 due to the fourth and final presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, but just south of Jamaica a low pressure system was developing into something that would steer our attention away from politics to the safety of […]

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Students will finally stop getting fliers under their doors and campaign calls during class: Election Results

11-07-12 | Edited and written by Eve Lang Reporting provided by Reporting and Writing class members:  Jamison St. Germain, Claire Tsuji, Taylor Gustafson, Danielle Carty, Anthony Nichols, Lauren DePaulis, Meghan Jewett, Emma Li, Sameli Makela, Arne Mostad-Jensen , Hope Slusar, Daniel Swenson, Andrew Paygar-Flangiah, Michael Bollinger, Kristen Holmquist, Garrett Prochask, Calissa Treat In Minnesota, two state […]

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Rick Santorum Makes a Stop in Bemidji

Jordan Shearer | Staff Writer | 2-6-2012 Sunday was an eventful day for the small city of Bemidji.  Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum came to gather the support of all those in town, making stops at St. Philips Church, Bemidji Woolen Mills, Cool Threads, and the Sanford Center where he gave a final speech. Although […]

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