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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 »

Student media center lands a chopper


A recent grant from the Newsflight Organization of America will allow for the construction of a new helipad on top of the Bethel Student Media Center. The helipad will provide a safe takeoff and landing spot for a new student media helicopter. “It’s going to b... More »

Bethel celebrates 59th annual homecoming weekend


Over the weekend of Oct. 2-3, 2016, Bethel welcomed back alumni from all over the region back on campus for the annual Alumni Weekend.  Each year, the campus hosts a variety of events that both current students and alumni can take part in. Special department r... More »