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Hey Bemidji!

[caption id="attachment_5828" align="alignright" width="300"] Hey Bemidji! Host Madeline Hodgkins, left, interviews Lillian Greenawald, right, about gender.[/caption] Bemidji State University’s student-run FM-90 radio station has started a new radio show called Hey Bemidji! BSU student host Madeline Hodgkins describes it as, “a political radio show where we discuss issues both nationally and on campus.” Every week the show will include guest speakers to talk about issues surrounding diversity, equality and other
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Headwaters Film Festival Presents: 10 Iconic 80s Movies

by Dakota Drobnicki For this year's Headwaters Film Festival (Mar. 29 and 30) theme, BSU is sporting an 80s retro vibe complete with screenings of Back to the Future and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. While we wait for the festival to come, let's take a look at some other movies that affected or reflected the culture of the 1980s. 1. The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Would the all-time best Star
Hockey Sports

Lady Beavs Take on SCSU Huskies for Final Home Series

By Matthew Sauser Women’s Hockey -- Bemidji State University seniors took the ice at Robert H. Peter Rink at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN looking to finish the year strong against the St. Cloud State University Huskies. Game 31 of the women’s collegiate hockey season for the Beavers kicked off with forwards Emma Terres, Paige Beebe, and Clair DeGeorge; defenders Mak Langei and Alexis Joyce; and Goalie Lauren Bench.
Campus News

“Relationships, Communication and Boundaries” with Diane Long

By Kendra Hacker This week, Sexual Responsibility week took over BSU, providing a series of student-centered events that are focused on empowerment training. Diane Long, a self-defense lecturer, spoke Tuesday night in Hagg-Sauer Hall 100 about relationships, communication and boundaries to over 100 students. Long had an interactive presentation that helped students learn to communicate their likes and dislikes and how to interrupt harassment- whether it be experienced directly or
Local News Outdoors

BSU Students Hit the Icy Water at Brrrmidji Polar Plunge

Story by CJ Baumgartner, Andrew Kucera, Eric Marvel, Ashley Reynolds, Tucker Swanson, Josephine Terry, Judson Tharin (students in Media Writing II class) Bemidji, Minn.— When Bemidji State University graduate student Alex Kong’a first heard about people willingly jumping into the frigid lake for the Brrrmidji Polar Plunge, he thought it was a crazy idea. But his fiancé Shelby Harden didn’t think it was so crazy. Harden, who’s from Alabama, was

C.K. Dudley’s Express Celebrates Its Grand Opening

by Dakota Drobnicki [caption id="attachment_5767" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The new C.K. Dudley's Express promotes the festivities. PHOTO: Sarvika Shetty.[/caption] Looking for a new place around campus for good food? Give C.K. Dudley's Express a try sometime— you just might be pleasantly surprised. People who live close to campus are likely familiar with Beaver Mart: a convenience store on the corner of 15th St and Bemidji Ave, adjacent to both Wollman's Coffee
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Proud Mary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ1Zcv54USA dir. Babak Najafi reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki There's a minor editing mishap in this movie that is symbolic of how sloppily crafted it is. To kick the third act into high gear, Mary (Taraji P. Henson, who also serves as the film's executive producer) drives off to reclaim Danny (Jahi Di'Allo Winston) from her ex-boyfriend Tom (Billy Brown), with Tina Turner's version of "Proud Mary" blaring on the soundtrack.

Seven Movies to Fend Off Cabin Fever

by Dakota Drobnicki Want some awesome movies to kill time with that you may have missed? Try some of these on for size. I haven't picked them off of any particular criteria or service to find them on, but we can all use the Internet here. The only thing I tried to keep in mind with compiling this list was to keep them all pretty recent. It's amazing how allergic
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All The Money In The World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXHrCBkIxQQ dir. Ridley Scott reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki Consider it a Christmas miracle that this film is even out there and available to see right now. If you haven't been caught up with the behind-the-scenes drama regarding Ridley Scott's newest thriller, maybe you remember its first trailer featuring Kevin Spacey as the oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty. His performance was supposed to be Sony's big centerpiece for awards season, a
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBXVM7oUPVk dir. Carlos Saldanha reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki When The Force Awakens came out two years ago, 20th Century Fox dropped Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip as its only direct competition. It was just as vapid and terrible as the first three, but it made a decent chunk of change from overly protective families and kids that dragged their parents kicking and screaming to it. Earlier that year,