Bemidji State students carved and painted pumpkins on Wednesday in the lower Hobson Memorial Union. A couple dozen students attended the event and wore masks while also observing social distancing.

BSU seniors Zane Carlson, left, and Caity Garten dispose of their pumpkin guts on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
BSU seniors Zane Carlson, left, and Caity Garten dispose of their pumpkin guts on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji State senior Zach Konsor carved a chicken into his pumpkin on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji State senior Zach Konsor carved a chicken into his pumpkin on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji State students paint a white base layer onto their pumpkins on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji State students paint a white base layer onto their pumpkins on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

Bemidji State freshman Caitlin Smith paints “trick or teach” onto her pumpkin on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. Smith plans to major in education. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)
Bemidji State freshman Caitlin Smith paints “trick or teach” onto her pumpkin on Wednesday in BSU’s student union. Smith plans to major in education. (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)