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C.K. Dudley’s Express Celebrates Its Grand Opening

by Dakota Drobnicki [caption id="attachment_5767" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The new C.K. Dudley's Express promotes the festivities. PHOTO: Sarvika Shetty.[/caption] Looking for a new place around campus for good food? Give C.K. Dudley's Express a try sometime— you just might be pleasantly surprised. People who live close to campus are likely familiar with Beaver Mart: a convenience store on the corner of 15th St and Bemidji Ave, adjacent to both Wollman's Coffee
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Fire Safety Demonstration

BSU FYRE students watch what happens when water is poured onto a grease fire at the Kitchen Fire Safety demonstration in front of the Student Center for Health and Counseling Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Members of Bemidji Fire Department put on this demonstration on campus to inform students about how to respond and prevent a kitchen fire while cooking. (photo by Stacey Kaslon)
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BSU Hosts 5th Annual Mental Health Awareness Panel

by Stacey Kaslon As a part of Suicide Prevention Week, Bemidji State University will host the fifth annual Mental Health Awareness Panel for students and faculty on campus at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 in Hagg-Sauer 100. The goal of the panel sponsored by the Student Center for Student Health and Counseling, Lifestyle Educators, Psychology Club, Evergreen Youth and Family Services, and TXT4Life is to raise awareness among students, staff and
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A Northern Student How-To: Pack and Study

By Bethany Erickson During finals week you really should be focused on the tests you have left to take and be spending time with the people you won’t see again until next fall.  When you’re not focused on these things though, you also need to think about packing up all of the stuff you managed to fit into your shoe-box of a room. Balancing all of this can be stressful,
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MOD Squad Provides Services for Dogs and Owners

By Kelsey Jacobson MOD Squad, a program led by volunteers working with dogs who exhibit behavioral problems, began in June 2014 locally in Bemidji. The program was able to get off the ground due to a grant Great River Rescue received from the Best Friends Animal Society . The Director of Great River Rescue, Brandon Mustful, did research about the MOD Squad in , Waukesha, WI at the Humane Animal Welfare
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Graduating Seniors Give Advice to Underclassmen

By Ellen Lescarbeau With the school year coming to a close, most students are anxious and excited. For some, the end of the school year means moving on to the next step in school. For others, it means moving on to the next chapter of their lives. Some graduating seniors offered up some wise words of advice for the underclassmen that will soon be in their shoes before they know
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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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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 zapevent.com. 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.