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Winston Snyder

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Bethel Soccer Ends Season

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MISHAWAKA, IN—Bethel University Men’s Soccer ended their season by falling just short of the Crossroads Championship Tournament by a tight one-score, overtime loss to Huntington, a team rivalry game. The coaching staff was not available for comment on the game... More »

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Measles Makes Immune System More Vulnerable

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MISHAWKA, IN—Measles, once a rarely encountered viral infection in the United States, is making a comeback.   Measles is a viral infection which can be immunized against by receiving the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. However, with the alarming tren... More »

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Intramurals Kick it into High Gear

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MISHAWAKA, IN—Student athletes are not the only ones who can play sports on campus. Intramural sports provide all students with the opportunity to play in a moderately competitive environment. This year, there are plenty of opportunities to participate in and ... More »

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Three Ways to Stay Healthy This Fall

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MISHAWAKA, IN—With the changes in weather come flu season: decreasing sunlight, a decreased motivation to exercise, and et cetera. All of these can combine to make quite the miserable fall season. How can someone who wants to drink all those pumpkin spice latt... More »

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Bethel Finds Ways to Limit Plastic

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MISHAWAKA, IN—Most would agree that Bethel has a visually pleasing campus. Lots of trees and flowers with plenty of birds, squirrels, and other creatures make it feel very natural and green. However, Bethel uses a lot of single-use plastic. Not only does Bethe... More »

Plastic Bags Strangle Student

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MISHAWAKA—Plastic waste has been in the news recently. It is being touted as one of the great monsters afflicting the world and the environment today. What may not have been said was just how real of a monster plastic can be.   The problem started at the begin... More »

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Theater Department Undergoing Staff Changes

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MISHAWAKA—There have been many staffing changes this year all across the school and even the Theater Department has not been immune. Just recently Johan Godwalt, Associate Professor of Theater Arts, chose to resign. This resignation came as a surprise and much... More »

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President Throws A Pumpkin Party

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Falling leaves, flannels, pumpkins, apple cider, and bonfires are things that evoke pleasant memories of fall. In just a few weeks, all of this will come together when Bethel University’s own President, Greg Chenoweth, hosts a fall festival. Partnering with Ca... More »

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Bethel Professor Gives Art Presentation

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MISHAWAKA, IN—This Tuesday, October 15, Bethel’s own Kari Black, Adjunct Professor of Ceramics, will be giving a presentation for the Art League. This organization supports the South Bend Museum of Art, a local, accredited museum and location for artists to sh... More »

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Meet the Bennetts

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MISHAWAKA—Meet Johnny (’17) and Annie (’16) Bennett, Bethel graduates and a recently married couple who have come back to Sailor and the dorms they each served in as RAs, to be the new Resident Directors. Annie graduated in 2016 with a degree in Sociology and ... More »

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What is your opinion of Spiritual Emphasis Week?

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MISHAWAKA—Welcome back to the Nutshell! This is where the Beacon staff poses a question to you, the student body, and publishes your answers.   This week we asked you: What is your opinion of Spiritual Emphasis Week?  “As a senior student at Bethel, I have see... More »