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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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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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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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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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Hagg-Sauer Hall Prepares for Demolition

Photos and Story by Alyssa Muench 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 […]

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BSU Grad Goes Pro

Story by Josh Koop 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. […]

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Bemidji State Cheerleaders put the ‘Happy’ in Happy Birthday

By Matthew Ascher On October 1, 2014 the BSU cheerleading team attended the 18th birthday of a young boy with Hurler Syndrome. The boy, Nick Bly, is a big fan of BSU and is interested in the hockey team.  “Nick’s teacher told us how big of a fan he is of Bemidji sports, and especially […]

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Students from BSU Shared Experiences during Suicide Awareness Week

By Kelsey Jacobson     On September 18th, the first thing people noticed when entering into Hagg-Sauer were students, professors, and people from the community who showed up to the event. All the seats were filled in one of the biggest lecture halls on campus, yet there was not enough room to contain them. Some students […]

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