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BSU Banners Unify Campus Look, Message

[caption id="attachment_900" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="One of the banners recently installed along Birchmont Drive"][/caption] Jordan Shearer | Staff Writer | 10-19-2011 One of the new additions to campus this semester are the BSU street banners that have been constructed along the eastern side of Birchmont Drive. There are ten of them that stretch from the far end of the Bangsberg Hall parking lot to the American Indian Resource Center.  According to

Touché Gallerie Showcases ‘For The Birds’ by Senior Ian Higgins

Emily Rice | Staff Writer | 02/09/2011 Ian Higgins is currently showcasing his senior art show of paintings, free-standing sculptures and print-making in the Touché Gallerie. Higgins is a senior majoring with a B.A. in Art with an emphasis in print-making, which Higgins explains as “glorified stamps.” He became an artist because that is what he likes to do—“I have always enjoyed making stuff. I like art and I find

March Madness Predictions

Bill Stafford | Sports Columnist | 03/23/2011  The fastest month of the year has come again as everyone feverishly scribbles in their NCAA March Madness brackets. This is one of my favorite times of the year because it's interesting for me to watch hundreds of thousands of people care so much about something they had very little interest in only a few short weeks before. All kidding aside, for those

How to Take a Cheap Vacation

Kim Powell | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011 With summer just around the corner people are itching to get away from the cold weather and hit the beach. The only thing that is stopping them? Money. The best way to start saving up for a vacation is to put away a minimum of $10 from every paycheck. Over time, this will add up. Whether you know you’ll be going on a

Ask Amber

Amber Gran | A&E Editor | 03/23/2011 Dear Amber, I live off-campus. I don’t really get along with my current roommate, but she keeps asking me what I am doing about my living situation next year.  I’m not a mean person and I don’t want to flat out tell her that I’m sure as hell not living with her next year, but I’m really not sure how to say it

Q & A With Slug from Atmosphere

Jae Seifert | Photo Editor | 03/23/2011 Q: I notice you talk a lot about Lucy in your songs. Is that a kind of metaphor? A: Yeah, it started as a metaphor for the devil. And then from there people kept going, “What's Lucy?” and I kept making up new things for what it was. And then it slowly turned into all kinds of different things. It started as a