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BSU’s International Student Organizations Hosts First Ever Welcome Picnic

by Shane Neumann BEMIDJI— The International Student Organization (ISO) gave new international students the chance to explore new opportunities and friendships at their first-ever welcome back picnic. The picnic took place Friday Sept 14th at 5-7 PM in Diamond Point Park. Sarvika Shetty, the President of the ISO, helped plan the event and was excited for what was in store. “First we just wanted to take advantage of the weather because it gets really cold very soon,” Shetty said. “This
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Creed Delivers Knockout in Theaters

By Derrick Ernst Director: Ryan Coogler │Running Time: 133 minutes │Rated: PG-13 │Genre: Drama, Sport │Notable Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad [caption id="attachment_4375" align="alignright" width="300"] Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan take to the ring[/caption] “This guy here. [Rocky pointing at Adonis in the mirror.] That’s the toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face. I think that’s true in the ring, and I
Campus News

Water Bottle Ban

By Dylan Rouse Photos By Jenny Konesky [twitter url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/03/06/water-bottle-ban/" float="left"][fbshare url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/03/06/water-bottle-ban/"][linkedin_share url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/03/06/water-bottle-ban/"]   The Student Senate recently passed a bill that will stop the distribution of plastic bottled water on campus next fall. This bill has faced criticism from some students, claiming that it will impact the availability of clean drinking water. But the water in the city of Bemidji is perfectly safe, and there is a good chance that

Back to the Basics: Winter Walleyes

Story and Photos by Andrew Persson [twitter url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/02/07/back-to-the-basics-winter-walleyes/" float="left"][fbshare url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/02/07/back-to-the-basics-winter-walleyes/"][linkedin_share url="http://www.northernstudentonline.com/2015/02/07/back-to-the-basics-winter-walleyes/"]   These days it’s easy to get swept up in the marketing overload that is the fishing industry. There seems to be an endless number of different rod, reel, tackle and bait companies that are constantly bombarding fisherman with the “latest and greatest” item that will drastically improve success on the ice. After years of new products it seems
Hockey Sports

Beaver Hockey Playoff Picture

By Andrew Persson [twitter url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2015/01/16/beaver-hockey-playoff-picture/" float="left"][fbshare url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2015/01/16/beaver-hockey-playoff-picture/"][linkedin_share url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2015/01/16/beaver-hockey-playoff-picture/"]   It is the heart of college hockey season in Bemidji and the Beavers are finding themselves battling for a position in the standings as they head into the busy finishing half of the schedule. As of the holiday break, all 10 teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) have played at least 10 games, with Lake Superior State having played
Campus News

Reconstruction of the Laurel Honors House

By Dylan Rouse Photos by Andrew Persson [twitter url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/12/10/reconstruction-of-the-laurel-honors-house/" float="left"][fbshare url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/12/10/reconstruction-of-the-laurel-honors-house/" type="button"][linkedin_share url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/12/10/reconstruction-of-the-laurel-honors-house/"] [hr] Notice anything new around campus? Construction has been taking place as renovations of Memorial Hall continue, but there is another addition to our campus that might have caught your attention. Located right across from the library is the property where the old Laurel Honors House once occupied; the house was demolished in September. The property was
Campus News

Hagg-Sauer Hall Prepares for Demolition

Photos and Story by Alyssa Muench [twitter url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/10/09/hagg-sauer-hall-prepares-for-demolition/" float="left"][fbshare url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/10/09/hagg-sauer-hall-prepares-for-demolition/" type="button"][linkedin_share url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/10/09/hagg-sauer-hall-prepares-for-demolition/"] [hr] According to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU), Bemidji State’s space on campus is underutilized. To resolve this issue, MnSCU suggests that Hagg-Sauer be demolished. A predesign was submitted to MnSCU in 2012, requesting sufficient funds to demolish and rebuild Hagg-Sauer because of the $6 million that goes into maintaining the building. Except for the

Meet Mel, Rec Center GMW

By Emilie Brouse [fbshare url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/03/18/meet-mel-rec-center-gmw/" type="button"][twitter url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/03/18/meet-mel-rec-center-gmw/" style="none" float="left"] [linkedin_share url="http://northernstudentonline.com/2014/03/18/meet-mel-rec-center-gmw/" style="none"] [hr] Mel Nygaard, Athletic Equipment Manager at the Gillette Rec Center, has been a Bemidji resident since 1985 and worked on the Bemidji State University campus for 14 years. He came to Bemidji from his hometown of Minot, ND, to coach football at BSU. He coached the team from 1994- 2010, and loved every minute of it. Mel

Local Brewery Finds Success, but Looks to Expand

By Alex Schlee [fbshare url="http://sites.bemidjistate.edu/northerstudent/2014/01/17/local-brewery-finds-success-but-looks-to-expand/" type="button"][twitter url="http://sites.bemidjistate.edu/northerstudent/2014/01/17/local-brewery-finds-success-but-looks-to-expand/" style="none" float="left"] [linkedin_share url="http://sites.bemidjistate.edu/northerstudent/2014/01/17/local-brewery-finds-success-but-looks-to-expand/" style="none"] [hr] Since their legalization in Minnesota in 2011, craft beer breweries have become increasingly popular throughout the state.  Independent brewers seem to be popping up all over, and Bemidji is no exception.  A whole slew of new businesses have rolled into town since this past summer, including the Bemidji Brewing Company, which opened its doors on the corner