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Stephanie Hickner

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Former Beacon Editor Passes Away at 93

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BLUE ISLAND, Ill.–Graduating from Bethel College in 1951, Barbara Bickel spent her time on campus studying English, was the editor in chief of the Bethel Beacon, and was a part of the Ambassadors Club, Radio Club, English Club, and the Alpha Literary.   Bickel... More »

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Faculty Profile: Vicki DeBolt

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MISHAWAKA–Vicki DeBolt, D.O., a graduate of Bethel, has made the most of her skills and abilities to serve people around the world by teaching them about health. She has been teaching at the university since 2011, and currently, she is the professor of Anatomy... More »

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Students Host First 12-Hour Music Competition

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MISHAWAKA—A musical event was held this year that is slated to become an annual tradition. On Saturday, Feb. 13, nine students participated in 12 hours of practicing and composing music. These students, separated into three groups, created, practiced and perfo... More »

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Alumni Welcomed Back for I Heart BU Week

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Note to readers: the original version of this story, published in print form and distributed on Feb. 19, contained incorrect numbers for alumni attendance and donation amounts. Those numbers are corrected here.  MISHAWAKA—For the second year in a row, Bethel h... More »

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Poetry: “Hibernation”

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When snow and ice hit your window  and you’re wrapped in a nest of blankets,  All you can do is sleep.  The outside air, it hurts your body,  your lungs refuse it.  You long for nature.  Wondering how little birds don’t fly south sooner.   Even with the dawn, ... More »

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The Art Department Moves Underground

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MISHAWAKA–When the fall semester ended, the Fine Arts Department began their relocation into the basement of Everest-Rhorer. This was a significant move that required collaboration with the music and theatre departments.   The large art room is now located in ... More »

UPDATE: Civil Rights Heritage Trip Postponed

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The Civil Heritage Trip scheduled for the 2021 spring break has been postponed to the fall semester due to the threat of COVID-19.   Students were required to apply in order to be accepted for the opportunity, but final selection of the applicants has been del... More »

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Big Changes Ahead for Art Department

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MISHAWAKA- Students wishing to take ceramics in the fall 2020 semester were informed the class was would not be offered due to the Ceramics Lab’s indconduciveness to social distancing. Chad Jay, assistant professor of art, said not only was the building too sm... More »