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
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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
Local News Outdoors

Anglers Venture onto Ice Despite Hard-Water Hazards

by Judson Tharin Bemidji, MN—Ice anglers ventured onto area lakes over the weekend—marking the start to the ice-fishing season. “There is something about it, just sitting in the house on the lake gets me excited,” student Neil Mourning said.  “I went out to Lake Irving this past weekend.  We caught a few perch and a small walleye.  It was nothing special, but it was a good first time out.” Although
Campus Humans of BSU

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
Campus National News

Professor Brings to Light Sexual Violence at BSU

By Stacey Kaslon Recently, many women and men who have been sexually harassed or assaulted chose to come forward because of the #metoo campaign. The movement began with a tweet by Alyssa Milano that read:    Since then, the tweet has received over 69,000 responses. Not every person who responded shares their experience. Many, including fathers and other men, are simply spreading awareness and showing their support for others who
Local News

Game-On Gigazone

By Dana Flickinger Gigazone Gaming held their second annual gaming convention at the Sanford Center last Friday and Saturday, with many chances to win prizes and try out old and new gaming systems. The main event was a League of Legends tournament, which was won this year Go Next, a team from Duluth. During their first year they had 1400 people attend to play all kinds of games including card
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Chapman Challenges Students’ Ideas on Aliens and Studying Abroad

by Rebecca Carvell Dr. Alan Chapman of Oxford came to Bemidji Sept. 25 to speak to Bemidji State's students and faculty about the history of aliens and to promote Eurospring. Dr. Chapman discussed all the previous attempts that were made to get to the moon--be it by launching people or a flying machine. He also explained that this is also how the idea of anesthetics was created, when a group
Local News

Community Members Walk to Defeat Alzheimer’s

by Dana Flickinger BEMIDJI—The walk to defeat Alzheimer’s was held on Saturday. There were approximately 100 participants and 22 different teams. They had a goal of 24,000 dollars and raised about 17,000 dollars. The walk is in support of those lost and to fund research to stop further loss. It was a three mile walk starting at the Sanford Center. “Over fifteen million individuals are serving as unpaid caregivers. There
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Eurospring Professor to Speak About Aliens in America

By Rebecca Carvell Scientific historian, Dr. Allan Chapman of Wadham College at Oxford University comes to Bemidji State University to present “Aliens: 2,000 Years of History — But Do They Really Exist?” at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 in Hagg-Sauer 102. The lecture will be about why aliens fascinate people and just how far back the fascination goes. A member of the Royal Astronomical Society and presenter of the BBC television