BSU Website Anticipates Redesign

By Alyssa Muench 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 […]

Reconstruction of the Laurel Honors House

By Dylan Rouse Photos by Andrew Persson 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 […]

Wily Winter Coyotes

By Andrew Persson Now that the deer season for rifle hunters has come to an end, many sportsmen will be hitting the hard-water to start putting early season fish on the ice. However, for those who would rather have a gun in their hands than a fishing rod, there is still one great hunting opportunity–coyotes. […]

Fall Feathers: October Turkey Hunting

Story and Photos by Andrew Persson Fall is an extremely busy time for any hunter, and once the month of October hits almost all game species are being sought after by Minnesota’s sportsmen. Between chasing deer, geese, ducks, grouse and many other animals, it is hard to imagine that there is time for people to […]

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Finally Ending the Stress of Finals

By Emilie Brouse December is a month of anticipation for many pursuing a college degree—both the excited and nervous kind. Most look forward to the approaching winter break, more than ready for a much-needed hiatus from their studies. But oftentimes, the positive emotions for the month ahead is accompanied with a stress level that is […]

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BSU Nursing Students Camped Outside for Homeless Awareness Week

By Kelsey Jacobson On Monday night, a group of 15 nursing students battled it out in the cold to help bring awareness to a problem that is seen in Bemidji—homelessness. The nursing students came dressed for the cold weather from head to toe. Each was prepared with blankets, sleeping bags, tents, and food when 6 […]

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Switchfoot Comes to Bemidji

By Kelsey Jacobson The band Switchfoot will be performing their new album release, Fading West, on November 9th at the Bemidji Sanford Center. Switchfoot was a contemporary Christian band, but in 2003 they changed to mainstream, alternative rock with their album, The Beautiful Letdown, which went platinum. “Calling us ‘Christian Rock’ tends to be a […]

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Charting the Future

By Dylan Rouse The power of higher education has more significance today than ever before. The future looks bright for those who are on track to graduate, but our state colleges and universities are facing a defining moment in the future of all Minnesota residents and students alike. Charting the Future is a roadmap for […]

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Lynda.com is Now Available to All BSU Students, Free of Charge

By Anthony Orttel According to Robb Carothers, Technology Integration and Support Supervisor for BSU, Lynda.com offers video lessons on the most popular software titles and success skills. Lynda.com is a very hands-on learning tool. “If you’re like me, you learn by doing,” said Carothers. Lynda allows students to watch and follow along with training sessions […]

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Deer Camp

By Andrew Persson There’s a certain chill in the November air that lets Minnesotans know that firearm deer season is just around the corner. Every fall nearly half a million hunters hit the woods in search of the state’s most sought after game animal, and this year it will take place starting November 8. Deer […]

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The Capital’s Christmas Tree Begins its Tour

By Emilie Brouse This year’s Christmas tree for the U.S. Capitol Tour arrived from Chippewa National Forest on Thursday, October 30. It was stored and prepared for the tour at Bemidji State’s John Glas Fieldhouse. It was sent on its journey to the U.S. Capitol on Monday, November 3. The tree’s sendoff was scheduled for […]

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Freshmen, Sophomores and Undecided Students Explore what BSU Has to Offer

By Kelsey Jacobson On October 29, the Major and Career Expo had students thinking about their futures at BSU. They met with advisors of different departments and were encouraged to make decisions about what they were looking for in their education. Nancy Haugen, Associate Director of Career Services, recalled that the event was first introduced […]

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Leaves of Change

By Calissa Treat Changing leaves, is the number one sign that autumn is here. Besides the fact that the leaves probably want to pack up and head out before layers of snow blanket them, there are other reasons why the leaves change color. There are three types of pigments that are involved with the leaves […]

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2014 Homecoming Royalty

By Whitney Jackson Bemidji State University’s Homecoming Coronation was Monday October 13, 2014 in the Beaux Arts Ballroom. Brittany Hull, a junior originally from Litchfield, Minnesota, was crowned queen just minutes before Randall Riehl, also a junior, and from Bismarck, North Dakota, was crowned king in front of the roughly 500 guests that attended the […]

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