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Editorial: Chilling at the jazz coffeehouse

 - Philip Arndt and Clayton Sidenbender

Editor’s Note: The Bethel College jazz ensemble and jazz combo performed at their annual jazz coffeehouse on Friday, March 16. Two of our own staff attended the event, and below, they relate their experiences at this unique event. Philip Arndt:  Upon entering ... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “A Wrinkle In Time”

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As I was watching Disney’s latest fantasy film “A Wrinkle in Time,” there was a part of me thinking this wasn’t going to end up in what I like to call the “Live-Action Disney Big-Budget Barrel.” That’s the domain of Disney movies that, despite their huge budge... More »

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D.C.’s Take: ‘Game Night’

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Any typical night spent hanging out with your friends may involve drinking, meaningful conversations and playing fun games like charades or Pictionary, to name just a couple. And, of course, make sure nothing goes wrong during the night, otherwise, just like t... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “Black Panther”

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Just like last year, 2018 is going to be a huge year for comic book movies. And when you think about it, it’s shocking that we never had a comic book focusing on Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s creation Black Panther. If “Black Panther” doesn’t get people excited, I... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “The Cloverfield Paradox”

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If you were watching Super Bowl LII, you probably watched a quick TV spot from Netflix for the next film in the unexpected “Cloverfield” franchise. “The Cloverfield Paradox” was available for streaming on Netflix right after the game. I can say that’s probably... More »

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Bethel faculty, staff and students comment on upcoming net neutrality vote

 - Wesley Lantz, Joshua Goodwin, Emily SeCheverell, Clayton Sidenbender and Philip Arndt

On November 21, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai announced that the FCC will be taking a vote on December 14 on whether or not to repeal the Obama-era rules regarding what’s known as “net neutrality.” Net neutrality refers to a set of ... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “Wonder”

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Never did I think this year would have multiple movies that have the word “wonder” in the title. We already know “Wonder Woman” was basically a masterpiece, but the new family film “Wonder” takes the word to new heights. Based on the New York Times bestseller,... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “Lady Bird”

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Greta Gerwig has always been a very underrated actress, especially for her work in indie films such as “Frances Ha” or “20th Century Women.” She’s also the type of girl you just want to have coffee with and just talk about…really, anything cool. But now, she’s... More »

D.C.’s Take: “Daddy’s Home 2”

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Never bring high expectations to comedy sequels. Why’s that? Because a lot of times, they don’t end up being better than or even just as hilarious as their predecessors. It’s really tough for Hollywood to bring back that initial audience to enjoy the same char... More »