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Students United Unveils Organizational Objectives at Student Senate Meeting

by Dakota Drobnicki [caption id="attachment_5932" align="alignnone" width="600"] Students United representatives await an official introduction video prepared for the meeting. L to R: Krysta Sanders, Kayla Shelley and Carlee Diggins. Dakota Drobnicki/The Northern Student[/caption]   BEMIDJI – Students United representatives attended BSU Student Senate’s meeting on September 19th to discuss their organizational objectives for the 2018-2019 school year. Executive Director Carlee Diggins, State Chair Kayla Shelley and Vice Chair Krysta Sanders

Honors Lecture Examines Foreign Perception of U.S.

By Zachary Ruprecht [caption id="attachment_4933" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Ambikar explains how the United States is spending its foreign aid during her Honors Lecture. Photo by Zach Ruprecht.[/caption] Thursday night at Bemidji State University, Dr. Rucha Ambikar gave an Honors Lecture about perceptions of the United States around the world. The lecture, titled “The American Abroad: How the Rest of the World Sees Us,” focused on the United States’ economy, foreign
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It’s not About What You Know; It’s About Who You Know.

by Kallie Hoplin Networking is a way of forming connections. Connections between high school students and universities, students and future employers, or employees and different employers. In order to network, people need to be able to talk to strangers about their jobs and how they got there. On Thursday, November 15th, students are able to make these connections by attending Networking 101. The event is being put on by the
Campus Sports Student Life

Ultimate Frisbee, Growing Club Sport at Bemidji State

By Cole Edgell Sky high grabs, quick athleticism, and full body layouts. These exciting plays are all fixtures of one of the fastest growing sports in the United States—ultimate frisbee. [caption id="attachment_4245" align="alignright" width="300"] Beavers pose for a team photo along with members of their alumni team.Photo provided by Bemidji Ultimate.[/caption] All starting with the patent of the flying disc by Walter Frederick Morrison in 1958 and the inception of

Music, comedy and more at Great Northern Radio Show-Free for BSU students!

Story by Whitney Jackson [caption id="attachment_4024" align="alignleft" width="300"] Great Northern Radio Show producer Aaron Brown. (Submitted Photo)[/caption] Listen up, Bemidji folk! On Saturday, September 19th, the Great Northern Radio Show will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Bemidji State University Bangsberg Theater. Jam packed with music, sketches and storytelling, performers joining host Aaron Brown will include: American Scarecrows, Cory Medina, Thomas X, Berit Dybing and the
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BSU Website Anticipates Redesign

By Alyssa Muench [twitter url="" float="left"][fbshare url="" type="button"][linkedin_share url=""] [hr] The improved BSU website is set to launch mid-to-late December, after finals are over. According to Scott Faust, the director of communications and marketing at BSU, this website will be easier to manage and therefore easier to make updates. When the redesign launches, one-third of the departments across campus will be updated to reflect the new look. More of the
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BSU Grad Goes Pro

Story by Josh Koop [twitter url="" float="left"][fbshare url="" type="button"][linkedin_share url=""] [hr] Most men who are on National Football League rosters come from big colleges with large budgets and amazing multi-million dollar facilities. Yet, sometimes you see a player make the league from a smaller school. Brian Leonhardt did not get drafted when he completed his college career here at Bemidji State University. The phone call telling him that he would

Bemidji State Grapples with Appropriate Use of Technology

By David Teeples [fbshare url="" type="button"][twitter url="" style="none" float="left"] [linkedin_share url="" style="none"] [hr] Just as the semester began, rumors of a proposed policy that would ban “electronic communication devices” in the classroom sparked an online petition and a conversation throughout campus.  Student Senate co-president Kari Cooper began an online petition on that gained 147 supporters and a lengthy response from University Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr.

Bemidji Axeman-Indoor Football League Bemidji Bound

| By Jamison St. Germaine | [fbshare url="" type="button"][twitter url="" style="none" float="left"] [linkedin_share url="" style="none"] [hr] It’s here. It is finally here. Officially new in town comes the first ever Indoor Football League (IFL) team, the Bemidji Axemen. In late November, Axemen officials conducted an open tryout at the West St. Paul Sports Complex located in St. Paul, MN. Guys came in from Bethel University, Bemidji State University, other Minnesota