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Home Free Hits Bemidji

By Whitney Jackson On Saturday, December 19th Home Free will be hitting Bemidji for the holidays. The event will take place at the Sanford Center with the doors opening at 7 PM, and the group taking the stage at 8 PM. Home Free is an American a cappella group featuring five artists who originally formed together in Mankato, Minnesota in 2000. The group went on to compete in and win
Campus News

Senate disproves Police Officer coming to BSU Campus

By Kelsey Jacobson On Wednesday, November 4th, Senator Lively and Chair Berge addressed the Student Senate about having a police officer stationed on campus. At the first meeting, Lively talked about how campus safety is a top priority. While Public Safety is responsible for all campus security, environmental health and safety, Lively and Berge believed that a trained police officer would have the knowledge and background when situations would arise
Campus Student Life

It’s On Us

By Melissa Mathies [embed]https://youtu.be/wMzVb9DaoAM[/embed] Campuses across the nation are standing together to put an end to sexual abuse on college campuses. Students here at Bemidji State University have taken a stand against the issue this year and have put together a public service announcement for BSU’s fight against it. Around 20 students, faculty, and staff got together this fall and made a video in regards to the issue at hand.
Campus Student Life

Deck the dorms with… 

By Rebecca Carvell  The Holidays are quickly approaching, your dorm room is bland and you ask yourself, “how can I fix this?” For starters, if you don’t have much for “real” money you can head on down to The Lodge or C3 as some call it, and pick up some lights to string around your room using Beaver Bucks. The lights available at The Lodge are a great choice and
Columns Humans of BSU

“Where are you from and how is BSU different?”

[caption id="attachment_4330" align="alignright" width="225"] Godwin (Bruce) Ofurm, Senior, from Abuja, Nigeria[/caption] “I grew up in Abuja, Nigeria and moved here on a sponsorship for school. In Nigeria, traditionally, parents decide where the child goes to school. It is very important to obey your parents and go to the school they choose for you. Bemidji State is very different from Nigeria in a lot of ways. Eye contact was a very
Campus News

Feeding the Community

By Melissa Mathies Bemidji State’s own Student Nurses Association hopes to have started a new campus tradition: trick-or-treating not for candy, but for canned goods. “In Oak Hall, a few girls walked past,” recalled Nursing Student Kayla Chromy, “so we asked them if they wanted to donate some non-perishable food for the food shelf. They said they didn't think they had any and then realized they had just gone shopping,
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Upcoming Annual Radiothon

By Kelsey Jacobson On Thursday, December 3rd, the 27th Annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse will be broadcasted live at Lueken’s. Village Foods. In 1987, the Radiothon to End Child Abuse was started by Lou Buron and Mary Campbell at a radio station in the Twin Cities. Later, Buron and Campbell formed Omni Broadcasting in 1989. After moving to Bemidji, they saw a need for increased child abuse preventative facilities
Opinion Student Life

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone in Bemidji

By Kale Hennek Stepping out of your comfort zone can be a touchy subject for some, because your comfort zone is the place where you feel you have total control and complete familiarity with your surroundings. Admittedly, most people would rather live within the confines of their comfort zone, but people also ignore the fact that if you never leap the boundaries that have been created, you will never experience
Columns Humans of BSU

“What is the most valuable thing a teacher/professor has ever taught you?”

 Wyatt Ecklund (1st year student) said, "It would probably be speaking up for myself and knowing it is okay to be different."    Makenzie Schermerhorn (1st year student) answered, "In my 10th grade year of high school, my english teacher said "Everyone has a little bit of 'I want to save the world' in them and that it is okay if it's one person and it's okay if that is
Campus Student Life

International Program Center Shares Eurospring with Students

By Stacey Kaslon Two weeks ago, the International Program Center director, Cherish Hagen-Swanson, held informational sessions in the Ozawindib room on campus about the Eurospring experience for students planning to attend this spring and for those interested in learning more about the program. Eurospring, a five-week program, offers BSU students the opportunity to study at Oxford University while earning up to nine BSU credits. They must have a 2.5 GPA