Friday, 2 of December of 2016

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 […]


Chicago Cubs take the 2016 World Series: This WAS the year!

108 years of pain. 108 years of doubt. 108 years of wondering if the North side of Chicago would ever bring home a World Series championship trophy. There was hope back in 1945, when the Cubs last made it to the Series, but inevitably fell short. There was hope in ’03, but the world instead […]