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No-Debt Field Scholar Program

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MISHAWAKA, IND— Bethel College, soon to be Bethel University in the Fall of 2019, is introducing a new program called the No-Debt Field Scholar Program. This new program is created for students aiming for no debt during their Bethel years.   Tuition can be exp... More »

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Daylight Saving Time

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MISHAWAKA, IND.– Sunday, Nov. 4, is the end of Daylight Saving Time, so do not forget to turn back your clocks!   Contrary to popular belief, it was not Benjamin Franklin who first proposed Daylight Saving Time. Although he did anonymously publish a satirical ... More »

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Instagram Trip has Best Turnout Yet

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Detroit, MI.— How can you mash up networking and photography?” This is the question Matt Stackowicz answers with his photography meet-ups. On Saturday October 20, 2018, Bethel’s Career and Calling office put on an Instagram meet-up in Detroit, Michigan.   This... More »

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Motor City Mishaps: Detroit Instagram Trip Robbery

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Detroit, MI.— Not all the experiences in Detroit were good. At the very end of the trip, a quite unfortunate circumstance occurred—the Bethel van used for the trip was broken into and robbed. Emily Sefcheck, Collin Sroka, Jocelynne Moss and Grace Hilty all had... More »

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Bethel College Drumline Gathers ‘Round the Helm

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MISHAWAKA, IND.— This past Thursday, our very own Bethel College Drumline debuted their new talent for all to hear. The crew gathered around the helm in a circle and did their best “Little Drummer Boy” impersonation. The performance began at 8 p.m. and lasted ... More »

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Campus Safety: Response to Break-Ins & Safety Tips

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Due to the break-ins that happened earlier this semester (and the recent Instagram trip robbery), the Beacon reached out to Campus Safety to find out some ways that students on campus can be safer. The break-ins mainly occurred towards the end of September and... More »

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Tip-off Madness Car Contest

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MISHAWAKA, IND.—The Tip-off Madness Car Contest was a chilling success! Well, at least it was for Keenen Boyce, the winner of the contest and car.   On Friday, October 19, determined contestants gathered in the frigid rain to face off in a long, strenuous batt... More »

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Night of the Living Scarecrow

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Note: the following story is fictitious. Any resemblance to real-life characters or events is coincidental.  Halloween is traditionally held to be a night of fun and terror, a strange mixture of mirth and fear. From costume parties to scream parks, trick-or-tr... More »

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The Haunted Acorn

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MISHAWAKA, IND. – Have you ever wondered why the Acorn is always running out of food? Why sometimes the toaster stops working? Or why the Acorn has a gate at night? Would you believe me if I said it was haunted? For years, Acorn has been serving food to Bethel... More »

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The Bethel Pond Monster

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MISHAWAKA, IND.–Early morning is the perfect time for a jog around Bethel’s beautiful campus. The sun up in the sky lines the horizon. Everything covered in morning dew. It glistens off every blade of grass. The sidewalks, damp and gray, stretch far along the ... More »