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Freshmen adjust to Bethel

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Freshman are beginning to find their way around Bethel, many times to the amusement of Upperclassmen, who like to forget the fact that they themselves were once Freshman as well. Freshman Orientation began with a bang on Saturday, Aug. 21, as incoming students... More »

The Row House residents relocate

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The women of the Row House have a new home in the townhouses of Logan Village. The eight residents of the house migrated to Logan Village after the burglary that occurred in their home on Sept. 7. The girls have been understandably shaken up after an intruder ... More »

Row House burglary

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 During the early morning hours of Sept. 7, the Row House, one of Bethel College’s perimeter housing units for women, was burglarized.  The intruder is believed to have broken into the house through a basement window. The thief then crept upstairs where he sto... More »

Spiritual Emphasis Week

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Spiritual Emphasis Week is well under way here at Bethel. On Monday, Clint Ussher began the week with a call for Christians to wake up and start living out their faith in a more radical way. Ussher has continued to speak at both morning and evening chapels thr... More »

Yearbook transitions from print to digital

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This year’s student yearbook staff is in charge of changing the face of the Bethel College yearbook. They will make the transition from a printed book to a DVD book. Due to budget decisions, Bethel decided to discontinue printing of the college’s yearbook “Hel... More »

Students learn about 5Star

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This week students met to learn more about 5 Star and how they could get involved. 5 Star is an organization that recruits college students who volunteer to run an after-school program at local middle schools. During these after-school meetings, the youth are ... More »

Students travel south for the semester

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On Wed., Sept. 1, at approximately 9 a.m. a group of students said goodbye to their fellow friends and classmates as they drove off in a charter bus toward Chicago to catch a plane headed for the Dominican Republic. This group of students will be gone for the ... More »

New administrative structure

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There’s a new administrative structure  at Bethel College  this year. Four new deans were hired  to serve as heads of the new divisions. Previously, the system was broken down into separate schools. With this new structure, the only remaining school is the Sch... More »

Dr. Norman V. Bridges: a life well-lived

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After accepting the position of president of Bethel College, Dr. Norman V. Bridges, Ph.D., inherited an educational institution struggling to survive. But during his 15 years in office (1989-2004), the college became highly recognized and flourished, creating ... More »

Bethel ranked 16 by US media group

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Bethel College jumped up four spots this year, ranking them number 16 out of 94 schools, among the Midwest’s Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the 2011 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. Media Group. This is the highest spot Bethel has ever earned. Each... More »

Former Bethel president honored at sacred convocation

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On Wed., Aug. 25, Bethel honored the college’s former president Dr. Norman  Bridges who recently passed after a long battle with cancer. The Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center welcomed a steady stream of friends and family during the prelude. Vocalist Cind... More »

New school year begins

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On Thursday, Aug. 26, Bethel officially opened its doors to a new school year. Some students—such as athletes, freshmen and student orientation leaders—moved onto campus a full week before school began. Boxes, bags and crates of various sizes cluttered the cam... More »