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Students Explore Opportunities at the BOB

by Shane Neumann [caption id="attachment_5911" align="alignnone" width="600"] BSU Students Hunter Richardson (L) and Garret Ober (R) spread awareness for the American Fisheries Society. Interested students L to R: Sophie Arhart, Laura Kipf, Emily Wollenweber, and Kalina Cole. Shane Neumann/The Northern Student[/caption]   BEMIDJI — BSU hosted another successful Beaver Organization Bash with 70 student organizations participating. It’s ten more than they had last year. Josey Fog, the Associate Director for
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The Community Appreciates A Day At BSU

By Dakota Drobnicki [caption id="attachment_5893" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The walkway leading to Hagg-Sauer Hall fills with attendees early on into this year's Community Appreciation Day. Shane Neumann/The Northern Student[/caption] BEMIDJI – Turnout exceeded expectations at BSU’s 2018 Community Appreciation Day, with over 3,000 attendees filling the walkways between Hagg-Sauer Hall and the Hobson Lower Union. “I’m pretty impressed,” says primary coordinator Jana Wolff, “I would say each year we get more
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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
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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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“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
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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
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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
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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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Music, Mutton, and More: Music Department Preps for 49th Annual Madrigal Dinners

By Daltyn Lofstrom Bemidji State University is holding its 49th annual Madrigal Dinners November 30th through December 3rd. Four evening performances of Dr. Paul Brandvik’s “The Truth Fairy” will take place at 7 p.m. each day with a 1 p.m. matinee December 3rd. Tickets are available in the Madrigal Dinners ticket office, room 101 in Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. One can also buy online tickets or print an order form
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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