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Brianna Densmore

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Saint Patrick’s Day

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MISHAWAKA—This Sunday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday originally began as a way to honor the memory of Saint Patrick, who was born in the late fourth century. As a boy, Patrick was kidnapped by pirates and sold into slavery in Ireland. He eventual... More »

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First Green Club Event

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MISHAWAKA—Last semester, we told you about a new Green Club that was awaiting approval from Student Council to get started. This semester, they have received their approval and hosted their inaugural event on Feb. 18.  The activity was an environmentally theme... More »

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Grandparents Day Coming Up

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MISHAWAKA—The annual Grandparents Day event here at Bethel is fast approaching. The activities begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 15. There will be a light breakfast, a seminar, campus tours and an optional class observation, among other activities.  Parents can... More »

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Genesians Prepare for Junie B. Jones Performance

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MISHAWAKA—On March 9 at 10:30 a.m., the Genesians will perform “Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook,” by Allison Gregory, based on the books by Barbara Park, in the Everest-Rohrer Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students and children and $7 for adults; to purchase ti... More »

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Founder of #MeToo Movement Coming to Notre Dame

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MISHAWAKA– On Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, will speak at Notre Dame.   Her lecture is titled “The #MeToo Movement and the Intersectionality of Those Doing the Work and Those Getting the Credit for the Work,” and will take pl... More »

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Surviving Psychology

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MISHWAKA— Many students find that the study of psychology is intriguing, but it is also very difficult. A few years ago, a group of students set about to start a once-per-semester seminar that would help other students with tips and pointers for surviving some... More »

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When is it Too Cold for Class?

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MISHAWAKA—From 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 until 5 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, Bethel was closed due to the extreme temperatures that shattered records across the region.  But just how extreme do the conditions need to be for Bethel to close?  “It’s subject to chan... More »

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Lady Pilots Struggling, Looking for Breakthrough

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MISHAWAKA– On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Lady Pilots basketball team fell to Indiana Wesleyan University; the final score was 87 to 72. The Lady Pilots total record this season is 10 wins, 14 losses.    Mark Gardner, the interim head coach, spoke briefly with the ... More »

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Director of Athletic Services Announces Retirement

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MISHAWAKA— Recently, Tom Visker, Bethel’s director of athletic services, announced that he will be retiring in June.  Visker’s love of sports goes as far back as he can remember.   “I kind of grew up as a sports junkie,” said Visker. “It’s been… a big part of ... More »

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One Button Studio Open in Academic Center

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MISHAWAKA —The Learning Commons, in the basement of the Academic Center, is typically where students go for studying and tutoring, but now there’s another reason to visit. On Nov. 28, 2018, the Pilot Production Studio was officially unveiled.  The Pilot Produc... More »

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Stratford Festival Experience

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MISHAWAKA, IND.– Every year since 2013, John and Therese Gardner have funded the “Stratford Experience,” giving Bethel students involved in theatre an opportunity to attend the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.  If a student only sees high scho... More »

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Poster Approval

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MISHAWAKA, IND.–  From movie nights to forums, theatre auditions to concerts, the posters and flyers that dot Bethel’s campus provide useful information for students and faculty about various events and opportunities.  But those interested in hanging notices o... More »