Campus Local News

UPDATED BREAKING NEWS: Bemidji Police Department Investigating Possible Abduction within 2 Blocks of BSU

by Stacey Kaslon At 9:54 a.m. today, the Bemidji Police Department sent out a press release stating that they were actively investigating a possible abduction within two blocks of Bemidji State University on Sept. 26 at 7:35 p.m. in the area of 26th Street NW and Calihan Avenue. Upon arrival to the scene officers spoke with the juvenile witness who stated that he had been outside at approximately 7:30 p.m.
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The Phoenix to Host Drag Show

by Abbie Edman Some students take a break from studying for finals by going for a walk or visiting with friends, but students at Bemidji State University will have the chance to go to drag show for their study break. Hosted by the Phoenix Club, the show is 7 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 26 in Hagg-Sauer 100. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for general admission. In its fourth year
Campus News Student Life

BSU Says Yes to Affirmative Consent

by Stacey Kaslon Approximately, 100 BSU students and student leaders gathered last night in Hagg-Sauer 100 for the Affirmative Consent Panel sponsored by BSU Student Senate and Support Within Reach Sexual Violence Resource Center. Moderated by Student Senate President Aash Ullah, the panel featured Support within Reach Prevention/Volunteer Coordinator Emily Schlecht, Director of Housing and Residential Life Randy Ludeman, Health Education Coordinator Jay Passa, Student Center for Health and Counseling
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Locally Shot Film Review: No Blood of Mine

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUqSFOfawXE[/embed] By Kendra Hacker After watching No Blood of Mine, it’s no wonder that it was awarded the Best Narrative Feature at the Frozen Film Festival in St. Paul, MN in 2017. No Blood of Mine was shot in Minnesota, making it realistic for Minnesota natives. With local locations and cities, like Bemidji and Duluth, it’s easy to catch local’s attention while incorporating facts about Minnesota’s history throughout the movie.
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Back to Headwaters Film Festival

By Daltyn Lofstrom International student films were screened throughout both days of the Headwaters Film Festival, hosted by the Integrated Media Department at the Upper Deck March 28th and 29th. The film of the evening of the 29th, “Back to the Future,” inspired the “Back to Headwaters Film Festival” theme and layout. Debra Sea, the four-year advisor for the Headwaters Film Festival, commented on the diversity of the films, “The
Campus News

BSU Opens Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

[caption id="attachment_5813" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A student studies for her next class in the new center. Photo by Sarvika Shetty.[/caption] By Kendra Hacker The BSU Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion had its official opening Jan. 11 at the Upper Hobson Union with a ribbon cutting. Located between the Student Senate offices and the Union information desk, this student-led initiative was originally thought up 11 years ago, but it wasn't until
Campus News Outdoors

Bird Watching Club Migrates to BSU

[caption id="attachment_5736" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Birdwatching Club member Aaron Ogle.[/caption] By Skye I. R. Iwanski “…BWC is one of the most goofy and welcoming clubs on campus,” according to one of the founders, Nolan Brey. The club has only one meeting total, in March, the purpose of which is to elect officers for the next year. The objective of the club is to provide a community of folks who
Campus Local News

College Democrats to Host MN Governor Candidates in Forum at BSU

The newly formed College Democrats at Bemidji State University will be hosting the Democratic Farmer-Labor candidates for the 2018 Minnesota governor's race in a public forum at 6 p.m. Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in BSU's Beaux Arts Ballroom. Open to students, faculty, and staff of BSU as well as the public, the first forum of its kind in Bemidji will feature candidates answering pre-prepared questions for half
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COCO

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjudmcSxzpc[/embed] dir. Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki Before I begin talking about Pixar’s newest film, let me express my displeasure with Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, the 21-minute TV movie that Disney jammed in front of the main attraction. Although decent enough on its own, for me it served as a cruel reminder of why a Frozen 2 just does not seem like a good idea—the staleness of
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JUSTICE LEAGUE

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cxixDgHUYw[/embed] dir. Zack Snyder (reshoots dir. Joss Whedon) reviewed by Dakota Drobnicki At the moment, I’m in a pretty wonderful screenwriting class led by mass communication professor Virgil Bakken—if you’ve got a script in you somewhere, consider giving it a go some time in the future. It’s under the MASC umbrella. In this class, one of the most notable philosophies we were taught about screenplay writing is to avoid telling