Perspectives: Black History Month

"How I identify shapes my perceptions of everything that I do. Pairing my low SES (socioeconomic status) with being a black male has been very burdensome. I have to not only be conscious of my Blackness but my social classification as well. I know that people make preconceived notions about me. Especially when I disclose that I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. People often assume that I will behave in a certain way, because of my place of birth. Often those preconceived notions lead to hurtful microaggressions such as people...

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Abeer Syedah
A Recap from the NFL Women's Summit

The NFL Women's Summit: In The Huddle was held in conjunction with Super Bowl LII and in collaboration with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee and the Minnesota Vikings. We were thrilled to be able to attend and hear from inspiring women and men on a wide range of topics celebrating women's impact on football and sports...

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Carlee Diggins
Words from Daniela Maltais: 2017 JPS Recipient

I a Daniela Maltais, a senior attending Bemidji State University in Minnesota. I’m currently studying Biology and Psychology, and hope to get into a PhD program for Neurobiology of Disease. I am fascinated to learn about neuroimaging techniques used to study mental illnesses, such as depression or schizophrenia. For the longest time I struggled to think about my future, and what I could do with my education. This all changed this past summer, when I was able to do an internship at the Mayo Clinic...

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Aly Hagglund
February Equity Update

Campus & System

Vice Chair Lexi Byler and Board Members Kaleen Krueger and Ash Ullah Featured in Media on Affirmative Consent.

  • Affirmative Consent is a priority of the Students United Board of Directors this year. This advocacy led to Minnesota State proposing a change to the sexual assault policy to be reviewed by the Board of Trustees...
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Aly Hagglund
Scholarships For BSU Students

How much more expensive has college gotten? The average annual cost of attending a four-year public college full-time — including tuition, fees, room and board — was $6,966 in 1963-64. By 2012-13, that had more than doubled to $17,474...

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Aly Hagglund