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Lady Beavers Earn Home-field Advantage

by Shane Neumann BEMIDJI—On Monday Nov. 5, the Bemidji State Women’s Soccer secured their second straight NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Championship bid, only this time things will be different. Last year, the team received a #5 seed and had to play their games on the road. This year, the team received the #2 seed in the Central Region, which earned them the right to host the first and second
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The First Snow for Northern Minnesota Arrives

By Shelby Haney BEMIDJI--Snow fell for the first time on Thursday, October 4th, leaving Bemidji-ites fearful for what the upcoming winter may bring. The most recent snowfall in October was October 30th of last year. But don’t worry, you won’t have to trade your sweaters in for a winter coat and gloves just yet. According to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks North Dakota, Minnesota is currently in a
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Bemidji Police Department Announces Investigation Update

by Stacey Kaslon The Bemidji Police Department announced in a press release today the identity of the student who passed away Sunday, Sept. 30 outside of Tamarack Hall to be Isaac Jon Morris of Cokato, MN. After detectives and BCA Crime Scene personnel investigated the room at Tamarack Hall, it appears that Morris accidentally fell from a seventh floor window. Preliminary autopsy report indicates that Morris died of "significant internal
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BREAKING NEWS: BSU and Bemidji Police Announces Investigation into Death on Campus

by Stacey Kaslon At 6:15 a.m., Bemidji State University sent out a press release to all students stating that a person died on campus early in the morning on Sept. 30 outside of Tamarack Hall. The Bemidji Police Department and other law enforcement officials are on the scene and investigating into the situation. BSU assures students that "there is no imminent danger or other safety threat to our students, faculty
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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 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
A&E Local Movie Reviews

Locally Shot Film Review: No Blood of Mine

[embed][/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
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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
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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