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Clayton Sidenbender

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2020 Spring Sports Cancelled

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MISHAWAKA—The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) cancelled the 2020 springs sports season in a March 16 press release.   “All possible scenarios that would have supported a spring sports season were seriously considered by multiple NAIA g... More »

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Holtgren Oversees Online Transition

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Like many educational institutions, Bethel University moved all classes online for the rest of the spring semester. The March 20 announcement came nine days after the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic.   “This coronavirus re... More »

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Bethel Hosts Immigration Summit

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The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) held its Regional Immigration Summit at Bethel University on March 10. The summit took place in the Rotunda of the Everest-Rohrer Fine Arts Center from 2-7 p.m.  The summit featured four panels from va... More »

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Student Council Shuffles Around Budget

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MISHAWAKA – On Monday, Feb. 24, Student Council voted unanimously to transfer multiple parts of the budget into the discretionary budget. Executive Treasurer Jacob Kersey said they are taking $375 out of the faculty advisors’ fund and $900 out of the clubs’ fu... More »

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Athlete of the Week: Kory Goodrich

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When senior Kory Goodrich entered Bethel University in the fall of 2016, he did not know if he belonged on the team. The support from his teammates kept him grounded.  “I would say the support I’ve gotten from my teammates has been the biggest thing,” Goodrich... More »

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Baseball Looks to Maintain Strong Momentum

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MISHAWAKA—The Bethel University baseball team started the season on a historic 12 game winning streak. The team’s 12-0 start is the best start since Coach Seth Zartman started coaching 17 years ago.  “One of the big things I’ve noticed coming into this fall is... More »

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Bowling Season Finishes Strong

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Bethel University’s new bowling teams garnered much attention this season for their individual performances. Freshmen Ameer Lawrence and Myles Moser each won the bowling program’s first individual tournament wins. Freshman Lauren Jackson finished in the top 15... More »

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Impeachment Sets Unknown Future Precedent

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the impeachment and acquittal of President Donald Trump, political pundits and politicians speculated the future of impeachment.   Some critics argued the Democratic Party majority House voted to impeach Trump based on little evide... More »

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Athlete of the Week: Ameer Lawrence

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Freshman Ameer Lawrence became a rising star in the Bethel men’s bowling team’s inaugural season. He won his first individual tournament at the Siena Heights University Halo Invitational on Sept. 28.   Lawrence bowled four years competitively for Bishop Noll I... More »

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Nutshell: How Did Kobe Bryant Impact You?

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With the passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant at age 41, Bethel University students and professors expressed their gratitude and grief for the man known as “The Black Mamba.”  “I am lifetime LA Lakers fan and all of my favorite players have been Lakers including ... More »

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Snowball Dance Brings in Record Crowd

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The Bethel University Student Council hosted the first school sponsored dance on Jan. 17.  While the council expected between 50 and 200 attendees, over 500 people showed up to the event.  “We had ordered food for about 180 people and we ran quickly out of dri... More »

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Student Council Raises Snowball Budget

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The Bethel University Student Council had their first meeting of the spring semester Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. After prayer and roll call the student body president, Paul Cooke, discussed updates to the dance.  The dance which took place inside Goodman Gym on Jan. 17 ... More »