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Michala Zappia

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The Nutshell: Transitioning to Online Classes

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MISHAWAK, IN – This week, we asked students through email, “How are you feeling about the new online classes and how is it affecting your college experience?” The students have asked to remain anonymous.   “It sucks. To put it plainly and simply, that is the b... More »

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Bethel’s Women’s Soccer Serves in Guatemala

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MISHAWAKA – Ten members of Bethel’s women’s soccer team traveled with the coaching staff to Guatemala over spring break to work alongside Engadi Ministries. They worked in Zone 18 of Guatemala City, in the community of El Paraiso, a low-income area that has be... More »

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Bethel Offers On-Campus Summer Jobs

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MISHAWAKA – For many college students, summer is the best time to find work and save up for the school year; however, finding a summer job can be difficult and stressful. Students may not be aware that there are multiple student jobs available on campus for st... More »

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Bethel Pilots Compete in NAIA Swimming Nationals

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MISHAWAKA – The Pilots men’s and women’s swim team recently traveled to Knoxville, Ten. for the NAIA National Swimming Championship. The men finished the championship with eight program records, three top 20 performances and two top 25 performances. Arik Gambl... More »

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Bethel Track Team Competes in NAIA National Championship

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MISHAWKA – Bethel University’s Track team recently traveled to Brookings, S.D. for the NAIA National Championship. The men’s team finished the championship with six All-American performances and one program record. Travis Sperry broke his previous program reco... More »

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Bethel Medical Experts Discuss Coronavirus

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MISHAWAKA – The recent strain of coronavirus, which has impacted more than 76,000 people worldwide, has yet to affect Indiana and the local community. Americans have contracted the disease only due to recent travel to affected areas, and the government is curr... More »

WHO Updates on Coronavirus

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MISHAWAKA – On Dec. 31, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the first case of the Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China. The disease has since spread around the world, with confirmed cases in Europe, Australia, Africa and North America. According t... More »

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Valentine’s Day: A Short Story

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1 p.m.:  This Valentine’s Day, I find myself sitting at my desk, staring into the distance – although “distance” should be referred to by its proper name – Grant. We’ve been together for almost three months. I’ve never caught Grant staring back at me, yet I of... More »

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Athlete of the Week: Emma Jankowski

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MISHAWAKA – This week we are highlighting Emma Jankowski, a record-breaking track and field star. Jankowski is a junior exercise science major who has broken several Bethel University records and was recently named Crossroads League Player of the Week.   “I am... More »

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Wellness Center Offers Group Options

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MISHAWAKA – Relationship troubles, stress, depression and anxiety and past trauma. With these emotions swirling around in the minds of college students – all while juggling a busy schedule – it is of the upmost importance for them to take care of their mental ... More »