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Corey Bridgeman

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The Nutshell: What are Your Plans for Spring Break?

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MISHAWAKA – The time has come for another Nutshell for The Beacon. This week, we asked Bethel students what their plans are for Spring Break.  Corbin Knight, a freshman Christian Ministries major, said, “I have no plans for Spring Break!”  Destiny Dodd, a fres... More »

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A Dude Reviews Dude Week

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MISHAWAKA – Dude Week has finally come to an end, and it’s time to look back at all the pan-dude-monium that took place.  On Monday night, Feb. 10, a slip and slide ran the length of one of Oakwood’s halls. The innovative gentlemen of Oakwood accomplished this... More »

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Taking Small Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

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MISHAWAKA – Playing video games can be both a hobby and a profession; however, since both hobbies and jobs take up sizeable portions of an average person’s life, it would be a good idea to balance out those rather inactive hobbies or professions, like video ga... More »

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Bethel Boys Celebrate Dude Week

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MISHAWAKA – Dude Week has arrived, meaning that all the boys’ dorms on campus are about to get a lot more rambunctious.  The Dude Week dates this year are Feb. 10-14. During this time, the residents of Oakwood-Slater Hall, Manges Hall and Founder’s Village wil... More »

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Byleth Released to Super Smash Brothers Ultimate

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MISHAWAKA – The newest member of the Super Smash Brothers Ultimate roster, Byleth, has finally been released for players.   My first few hours with this controversial character can be described in four words: “surprisingly and overwhelmingly enjoyable.” I was ... More »

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Looking Back on GO Week

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MISHAWAKA – With the end of Bethel’s Go Week, it’s time to reflect on the chapel services featured as part of the conference.  On Monday, Jan. 20, Bethel chapel-goers sat in on a panel about the history and modern interpretation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. ... More »

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Super Smash Brothers Ultimate: The Byleth Controversy

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MISHAWAKA – Fans of the popular Nintendo fighting game, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, are divided on their opinions of the newly released downloadable character.  On Jan. 16, Masahiro Sakurai, the game’s Lead Developer, gave a video presentation to introduce ... More »

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Facebook Bans Deepfakes

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MISHAWAKA – Facebook’s recent ban of deepfakes, a type of video editing which transforms the subject into something unrecognizable, is a step towards combatting misinformation for the upcoming 2020 election. However, policymakers are concerned the ban doesn’t ... More »

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A Closer Look at Course Evaluations

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MISHAWAKA—As the fall semester closes, Bethel students are undoubtedly receiving a slew of emails, reminding them to fill out the evaluations for the courses they’ve just about completed. Some students are ready to jump on the course evaluations to make their ... More »

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Pokémon Sword and Shield is Released

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I may be an 18-year-old adult male, but I am a five-year-old boy at heart. The importance of this is that I often find myself enjoying things that are childish in design. I fully acknowledge that. However, I posit that a game like Pokémon is so timeless that a... More »

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Bethel Hosts “Paraphrase” Open Mic Night

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Paraphrase, Bethel’s open mic night, took place on Nov. 15, opening up the auditorium to a plethora of students wishing to share their artistic talents in a stress- and judgement-free zone. This passion project of Stephanie Ferrell, Bethel’s graduate assistant... More »

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Review: Luigi’s Mansion 3 is Frighteningly Fun

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 was released on Oct. 31, the spookiest day of the year, for the Nintendo Switch. The much anticipated third installment to the long-running series certainly became much more enjoyable when played next to the Halloween haul of sweets. Nothing ... More »