Beacon Staff

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Dream season ends for Bethel basketball team


The Bethel College Pilots were on a mission to win a national championship in the final season of coach Mike Lightfoot’s career, but the dream came to an end on Saturday, March 11. The Pilots had advanced to the Elite 8 of the NAIA Division II National Champio... More »

Bethel honors Mike Lightfoot


Before the Bethel College Pilots played Grace on Saturday, Feb. 4 Bethel held a special ceremony to honor retiring coach Mike Lightfoot. During that ceremony the school announced that the basketball court in the Wiekamp Athletic Center would be called Mike Lig... More »

Lightfoot announces retirement


Bethel College Basketball Coach Mike Lightfoot announced his plans to retire during a news conference at Bethel on Thursday, Jan 5. Lightfoot has coached 30 years at Bethel and says he will retire after the 2016-2017 season. During his time at Bethel Lightfoot... More »

Bethel professors comment on active shooter protocol


The Bethel Beacon is in the midst of  a series on active shooter situations on campus, sparked by the recent Fun Tan armed robbery on Sunday, Sept. 18. Reporters talked to various professors across campus about their reactions to the robbery, if Bethel has a p... More »

Student council’s 2016 year off to a complex start


Bethel’s student council, or StuCo, is a complex organization. There are many moving parts and with elections recently finishing up, a lot of those parts are being replaced as well. To get an idea of what exactly is going on with StuCo, The Bethel Beacon has t... More »