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Ambush alert


Well it’s that time of year again. The annual campus-wide Ambush competition is underway. Signups are done and all challengers may retrieve their weapons and specs through this Friday, Feb. 25. Get ready ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for war. May the best Ja... More »

Students reflect on extraordinary day


The following are writings from students about the events on campus Wednesday, Feb. 16. Jordan Hall There was a point in time when it became clear that this was not an ordinary chapel. It started off like any other service. Prayer and announcements gave way to... More »

After revival: what’s next?


It’s been almost a week since Bethel’s campus was rocked by a 7 hour chapel service. Since Feb. 16, 2011, dubbed a “revival” by students and faculty, the dynamics of the school have changed slightly. Students have been meeting for prayer and worship on their o... More »

Over 30 new discipleship groups start on campus


In response to last Wednesday’s extraordinary chapel service over 30 new discipleship groups have been created.  Shawn Holtgren, Vice President for Student Development, made the announcement in chapel Feb. 21. Sign-ups for the groups commenced early afternoon ... More »

Dude week draws to a close


“Dude Week” has officially drawn to a close. The week, which entailed five days in which residents from the Oakwood Slater Hall are encouraged to give up internet, video games, or movies in order to have more fellowship amongst each other and grow closer as a ... More »

Revival on Bethel’s campus


Has a fresh flood of revival swept over the campus of Bethel College? On Wednesday, Feb. 16 chapel started as usual at 10 a.m. The speaker was Jeff Kling, a former Bethel student who flunked out of school and found God later in his life after a fight with canc... More »

Chapel sparks flood of testimony


Bethel students are sharing their testimonies on the Chapel stage this afternoon, more than four hours after Chapel normally ends.  Students remain inside Chapel, listening and praying. The extended Chapel service has forced the cancellation of some afternoon ... More »

Academic calendar puzzling this year


Spring break is less than two weeks away, and with students still reeling from “Snowpocalypse ’11,” it’s not really feeling like spring around here. Unless you plan to head to an exotic locale, your spring break will probably be spent indoors—shivering. A clos... More »

Un semestre que cambia la vida


For ten Bethel students, this semester is their first one of the school year in the United States. From September 1 to December 16 they called the Dominican Republic home. For fifteen weeks abroad, new adventures, “riceandbeans” and team bonding filled their t... More »

Bethel blood drive is a success


Bethel hosted another blood drive Feb. 10 with the American Red Cross in the Goodman Gymnasium. The Red Cross collected 102 units and there were over 25 deferrals. “We always have a good turn out here,” said Lorrie Wright one of the Red Cross’s collection tech... More »

Snow causes problems for Dining Commons roof


If you have visited the Dining Commons (DC) lately you have without a doubt witnessed six large posts and caution tape near the dessert bar. These precautions are due to a large amounts of snow accumulation on the DC’s roof. “The heavy snow load caused some sa... More »

‘Cinderella the Musical’ on stage this weekend


Bethel’s theatre department is bringing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella the Musical” to life Thursday, Feb. 10 through Saturday, Feb. 12. Stage crew, production and tech teams, and almost 30 cast members have been hard at work since November on one of th... More »