Saturday, 21 of January of 2017

DC’s Take: ‘A Monster Calls’ gets a B

If anybody thought that this past summer’s movie “The BFG” was charming and pretty much whimsical, then “A Monster Calls” takes that feeling in a totally different direction. The movie is based on the novel by Patrick Ness, who also wrote the screenplay. Director J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible” and the upcoming “Jurassic World 2”) brought […]


What does it look like to be a transfer student at Bethel College?

(Editor’s note: the opinions expressed in editorials such as the following are the opinion of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Beacon staff.) I have begun to look back on the events surrounding my years in college, just as every college senior seems to do when graduation approaches. Though I share […]


Photo Essay: Cubs throw a party for the ages

Cubs throw a party for the ages Nov. 4, 2016 will forever go down as the day the Cubs held the largest gathering in U.S. history.  In fact, it’s reported that over 5 million observers lined the streets of Chicago to witness this once-in-a-lifetime experience. By now, everyone, even those who don’t rigorously follow sports, knows that […]


Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States

The votes are in, the counting is done and the title has been bestowed. Donald Trump is now the President-elect of the United States, to be inaugurated come January. After a majorly touch-and-go election night, Trump took the highest office in the land.  It took well into Wednesday morning, but Trump defeated his political opponent […]


Poll times and locations for Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Illinois.

Indiana: Polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. To find a polling place, registered voters can visit https://indianavoters.in.gov/PublicSite/Public/FT1/PublicLookupMain.aspx?Link=Polling to find a polling place by registration.   Ohio: Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. To find a polling place, registered voters can visit http://voterlookup.sos.state.oh.us/voterlookup.aspx?http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/pollinglocation.aspx?page=3988 to find a polling place […]