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Fifth Annual Undie Run Takes Place at BSU

By Bailey Wright Beavers are stripping down to their undies, literally. On Thursday April 21, Bemidji State’s Student Senate hosted its fifth annual Undie Run at 5pm. Students gathered around Lakeside Lawn to participate in a one mile run around several campus buildings. Along the mile long course there were four bins for runners to dispose of the clothing that they would like to donate. “In the past people have
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70th Annual Funtastic Dance Follies Soon to Take the Stage

By Whitney Jackson Beginning on Thursday, April 21st at 7 pm, the Funtastic Dance Follies will kick off their 70th annual performance, making the event the second longest tradition at BSU, behind the football team. The event, which will be held at the Bemidji State University Basketball Gym, will be filled with students, alumni, community members, and coaches of all ages, dancing and smiling as they entice and impress the
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Annual Walk/Run for Sexual Violence Awareness Soon to Take Place

By Rebecca Carvell On April 30th the 9th annual Walk/Run will take place at the Sanford Center. It is $30 to register at Last year the event had 90 participants and over 20 volunteers helping to run the event. Coordinator, Donna Heck, works in the Bemidji office for Support Within Reach and has said that the main goal of the event is to spread awareness and to help the
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End of the Year Motivation Boosters

By Kenzie Nordquist As the spring semester comes to a close and spring fever is in the air, it can be difficult to stay motivated to focus on school work and finish out the semester strong. There are a few things, however, that can help you strive and make the best out of the last few weeks. If you’re feeling restless and can’t concentrate on those final papers due to
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Angry Beavers Rugby Hires New Coach

By Ryan Pietruszewski Patrick Schwartz was hired last month to fill the head coaching position of the Bemidji State men’s rugby team. The Angry Beavers are a division two team that was founded in 2004. The team president and player coach, Jeff Sprunk, announced Schwartz’s hiring on March 3. Originally from the iron range, Schwartz played professional hockey in Germany before his knee blew out and he transitioned to rugby.
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Culture Shock Club–Bringing Diversity to BSU

By Kelsey Jacobson Harley Waller, President of Culture Shock, met Dr. Yongsok Kim, professor of Criminal Justice, while she was waiting for a package in Pine Hall. She saw that Dr. Kim was on his computer typing in Korean and they soon got to talking about starting a group on campus that involved students from different cultures. Dr. Kim decided to reach out to the Chinese Scholars here on campus,
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Headwaters Film Festival is One to Remember

Photos by Kristina Malterud On Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1 the Headwaters Film Festival took place on campus at BSU. The festival is a student-run initiative, with nearly 30 students on board producing the event. [caption id="attachment_4718" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hana Kim prepares for the Headwaters Film Festival to begin.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_4720" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hannah Cook and Michelle Bennett breathe a sigh of relief that all of their
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BSU Cheerleading Tryouts Soon to Begin

By Carli-Rae Manjorin Bemidji State University will be hosting tryouts next month for Football, Basketball and Hockey Cheerleading on April 30th from 12pm-5pm in the Gillett Recreation Center, on campus. In order to participate in tryouts, you must also participate in the cheerleading clinics, on April 26th, 28th and 29th from 6-8pm in John Glas Fieldhouse. New to this year is Basketball Cheer and will be an addition to Football
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CBP Offers Experience and Opportunity to Students

By Whitney Jackson The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is now hiring CBP Officers to work for one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest agencies. CBP Officers work in a fast-paced environment at more than 300 ports of entry. In making the decision to join America’s frontline, students will be given the opportunity to serve the United States by protecting our nation’s borders by keeping terrorists and their
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Ethan Fisher, Convicted Felon and Former Student Shares Experiences at BSU

By Sabrina Okeson, Sydney Young, Arica Jolicoeur, Brianna Boner, Ellen Lescarbeau, Shelana Ysen Ethan Fisher, convicted felon and former student-athlete traveled to Bemidji State University on Tuesday, March 29th to talk to nearly 300 students, faculty, and community members about substance addiction and the consequences that he faced from his decisions. BSU student-athletes were required to attend Ethan’s speech because, “Ethan was a student-athlete and he is speaking on issues