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Fighting the Darkness

By Melissa Mathies As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, it can be hard to find the energy to do the things you would normally do. Limited exposure to the light can cause a chemical in our brain called serotonin to become lower than it normally would be. Scientists say that we […]

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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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A Northern Student How-To: Apply for Internships

By Andrea Nadeau It was during the 1980s when internships really gained some momentum for young adults and today internships are becoming more and more important to have on your resume after college. Doing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door for a company or business, but it is […]

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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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Humans of BSU

By Carli-Rae Manjorin Interview with Megan Evesladge, Freshman:   Q: “Why do you think you have nine lives?” A: “I’m basically a cat, I never die. It began my freshman year of high school, I was on a paddleboat with friends and the paddleboat sank in the middle of the lake. It was the beginning […]

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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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Spring Break Vacations Not Completely Out of Reach

By Whitney Jackson With only snow in sight it’s hard not to dream of sun, sand, and surf but with spring break right around the corner, students should start planning their vacations sooner than they think. On average, it is recommended to begin vacation preparations one to four months before departure and when planning a […]

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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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