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Students for Liberty

By Rebecca Carvell General George S. Patton Jr. said, “The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” With Veterans Day just around the corner, Americans reflect on those who have served for their country. The term “veteran” is usually assumed to mean soldier
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BSU Honors Hall of Fame Inductees

By Talaya Kautz SANFORD CENTER—The Bemidji State University Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2016-17 was honored at a luncheon Feb. 18 at the Sanford Center. BSU holds a hall of fame weekend every two years. This year, there were nine inductees, including four athletes, two John Glas Honorary Award Letter winners, two BSU coaches and one team award. The team award went to the 1966-67 men’s basketball team which
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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 of spring, the ice had just melted so it was freezing. It took us 45
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“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
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“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