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Public Safety Reports 1/31-2/7

Compiled by Sara Lee | News Editor | 2-9-2012 1/31 Property, Found A BSU ID was turned into the Public Safety office, and its owner was able to retrieve it. Maintenance Public Safety was notified of broken glass in the tunnel leading to Oak Hall. The glass was swept up and disposed of. 2/1 Property, Found A BSU ID was turned into the Public Safety office. Property, Lost Public Safety
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Public Safety Reports 11/22-11/27

Compiled by Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-29-2011 11/22 Larceny, Theft A backpack was reported stolen from the H2O room in the Hobson Union.  Property, Found A key was turned into the Public Safety office. Maintenance Maintenance was notified about a faulty door in the Rec. Center. Tampering, Motor Vehicle Public Safety and Bemidji Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had been tampered with in what
Campus Local News

Public Safety Reports 11/14-11/21

Compiled by Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-22-2011 11/14  Property, Found Public Safety received a found ID and key card. The property was returned to its owner. Maintenance Public Safety responded to Tamarack Hall for a report of an elevator not working. Maintenance was notified. 11/15 Property, Found Public Safety received a found MN driver's license. Maintenance Public Safety received a report of a Tamarack Hall elevator not working
Campus Local News Outdoors

Ducks Unlimited Holds 2nd Annual Student Banquet

Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-19-2011 BSU’s Ducks Unlimited chapter held its second annual student-only banquet Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the American Indian Resource Center. Scott Anderson, Ducks Unlimited’s representative for the Bemidji chapter, explained that proceeds from banquets go to the preservation, restoration, and creation of wetlands in the Pothole Region, an area of land that stretches from Northern Alberta to Iowa. “The money goes to a part
Campus Local News Student Life

Public Safety Reports 11/7-11/13

Compiled by Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-15-2011 11/7 Vehicle Accident, Hit and Run Public Safety took a report of a minor hit and run, property damage accident that occurred in the Cedar Hall parking lot.  Alarm, Fire Public Safety responded to a fire alarm in Tamarack Hall. The cause of the alarm was burnt food. Assist, Person Public Safety took a report of a possible smoke smell in
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Public Safety Reports 10/30-11/6

Compiled by Sara Lee | News Editor | 11-8-2011 10/30 Assault, Physical Public Safety and Bemidji Police took a report of a fight that had occurred outside Tamarack Hall. Both parties were located and conduct charges were forwarded on both. Maintenance Maintenance was notified of an electrical problem in the Library. 10/31 Larceny, Theft A BSU ID card was reported stolen. Property, Lost A wallet was reported lost. Weapons, Possession
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State Budget Deffecit Affects More Than Just BSU

Sara Lee | Staff Writer | 02/02/2011 BSU is one of many Minnesota universities with mass amounts of financial stress due to the state’s $6.2 billion deficit. Not much can be done to prevent the financial crisis because of the current economy, and all 32 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) schools are left to deal with the subsequent monetary shortages. Last November, Vice President of Mankato State Rick Straka
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The Ojibwe Web Archive Project

Sara Lee | Staff Writer | 01/19/2011 The Ojibwe language has been on its way to extinction since after WWII, but Bemidji State’s Professor of Ojibwe Anton Treuer and Shared Vision, a Bemidji local organization, have high hopes of revitalizing and restoring this fading language. The two have formulated a plan to achieve their goal through young reader and history books, as well as a newly launched Ojibwe web archive.
Campus Local News

Maki Reveals Legislature’s Issues with Budget Crisis

Sara Lee | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011  More recalibration updates were presented to students and faculty by Bill Maki, Vice President for Finance and Administration, on March 17. Maki discussed BSU’s current budget status, as well as the effects state legislature has on the University deficit. As of now, Minnesota’s projected budget is currently a billion dollars less than the expected $6 billion. “It had been a $5 billion deficit
Campus Local News

Maki Reveals Legislature’s Issues with Budget Crisis

Sara Lee | Staff Writer | 03/23/2011 More recalibration updates were presented to students and faculty by Bill Maki, Vice President for Finance and Administration, on March 17. Maki discussed BSU’s current budget status, as well as the effects state legislature has on the University deficit. As of now, Minnesota’s projected budget is currently a billion dollars less than the expected $6 billion. “It had been a $5 billion deficit