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Alex Schlee | Staff Writer | 03-01-2013 For a show titled “Sax, Drags, and Rock N’ Roll,” Bemidji’s first ever drag show held last Friday, it was surprisingly deficient in both saxophone and rock music. What the misleadingly-titled show lacked in jazz and rock, though, it made up for with a profusion of drag queens, […]

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Bemidji’s First Drag Show Rocks Beaux Arts Ballroom

Alex Schlee | Staff Writer | 03-01-2013 For a show titled “Sax, Drags, and Rock N’ Roll,” Bemidji’s first ever drag show held last Friday, it was surprisingly deficient in both saxophone and rock music. What the misleadingly-titled show lacked in jazz and rock, though, it made up for with a profusion of drag queens, […]

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Library adds new computer lab

Peder Aalgaard | Staff Writer | 02-07-2013 During winter break, the A.C. Clark Library made a new addition to its first floor.  Computers were added in the lowest floor, which has so far been computer-free. They are not brand new but were moved from a Deputy Hall computer lab due to renovation being done in […]

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Twelve things college students are doing on 12/12/12 (Reading Day)

Bill Stafford | Columnist | 12-12-2012 Did you think Nov. 11 last year was a big deal? Well today is the last day in the near future where the month, day and year will match up, and, in celebration, we have here a few ways students are spending their 12/12/12 reading day at Bemidji State […]

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Comedian and performer Brian Rudo entertains students as finals approach

Alex Schlee | Staff Writer | 12-08-2012 As fall semester draws to a close, many of Bemidji State’s students have been finding their free time spent buried in coursework and study material. Those who had a little more than an hour left of their spare time to devote to leisure had a chance to see […]

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BSU Remains Tobacco Free

Tricia Tuntland | Staff Writer | 11-13-2012 According to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, there are about 824 college campuses that are smoke free, 608 of which have a tobacco-free policy. There are currently 13 colleges and universities in Minnesota that are either smoke-free campuses or have a tobacco-free policy.   As of April 2011, […]

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Students will finally stop getting fliers under their doors and campaign calls during class: Election Results

11-07-12 | Edited and written by Eve Lang Reporting provided by Reporting and Writing class members:  Jamison St. Germain, Claire Tsuji, Taylor Gustafson, Danielle Carty, Anthony Nichols, Lauren DePaulis, Meghan Jewett, Emma Li, Sameli Makela, Arne Mostad-Jensen , Hope Slusar, Daniel Swenson, Andrew Paygar-Flangiah, Michael Bollinger, Kristen Holmquist, Garrett Prochask, Calissa Treat In Minnesota, two state […]

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Bemidji Police to Crack Down on Underage Drinking

Alex Schlee | Staff Writer | 10-29-12 As with many college towns, the problem of underage drinking amongst younger students is a prevalent issue for the Bemidji Police Department. This year, the BPD will take some extra action in attempt to stifle underage drinking on BSU premises. A rumor has been going around campus recently […]

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Alison Scott & Co. play at BSU like the pros they are

Andy Ellis| A&E Editor| 10-5-12 Here’s the thing you should know about the music industry – it can be brutal.  You can spend years in the Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs making a name for yourself, gradually building a loyal fan base and receiving rave reviews on both your shows and albums from national and […]

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Sustainability Office Offers Practical Advice on House Plants

Jordan Shearer | Staff Writer | 4-25-2012 The Sustainability Office recently hosted a traditional skills workshop in which they taught students how to work with and manage houseplants.  BSU Sustainability Coordinator Erika Bailey-Johnson led the workshop.  During the event, participants learned the general characteristics of four different houseplants as well as important information regarding their […]

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