February 15, 2008
Issue 8 

Yesterday, the unthinkable happened again. A gunman, carrying a shotgun and two handguns, walked into a lecture hall full of college students and opened fire. In mere seconds, the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb was catapulted into chaos.
As the horrific news blared across news channels, I was reminded once again of the importance of remaining vigilant in our efforts to protect the safety and vitality of campus life.

President Quistgaard's Message to the University.

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New Hires
Campus Notes lead
On Feb. 5, BSU ran the first campus-wide test of its new Connect-ED emergency alert system.
BSU tests Connect-ED
BSU Logo
Business Manager Jerry Winans is the recipient of a 2007 Outstanding Service award from MnSCU.
Winans honored by MnSCU
Campus Notes lead
A ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open Linden Hall was held on Feb. 4.
Linden Hall gallery
A list of of home varsity intercollegiate athletics events at BSU in the next two weeks.
Athletics Events
Performance lead
A complete list of upcoming performances for the Department of Music and
Department of Theatre
Performance Calendar
Campus Notes
Campus Notes lead
A brief look at the actions and activities of your BSU colleagues.
Campus Notes
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