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Opinion Piece: Recycling on Campus

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MISHAWAKA—The benefits of recycling are endless. They range from keeping straws from killing sea turtles, to stopping plastic soda can holders from suffocating dolphins and sea lions. Recycling also helps to stop deforestation by assisting the demand for raw m... More »

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The Nutshell

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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: How do you plan to study for finals?  Hannah Graham – Freshman Sign-Language Interpreting maj... More »

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Bethel Professor Tells Sabbatical Story

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MISHAWAKA—On Friday, March 22, Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, associate professor of communication, shared her sabbatical story. She was originally scheduled to speak on February 1 but chose to post-pone the event due to the unusually frigid temperatures sweeping t... More »

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91st Academy Awards Recap

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It’s been a long and tiresome journey, but we have finally gotten through this Oscars season. That means we are right on the doorstep of Hollywood’s biggest night: The Academy Awards. The 91st Academy Awards took place on Sunday, February 24 on ABC. For me, it... More »

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“What are your plans for Spring Break?”

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MISHAWAKA— Welcome back to the Nutshell! Each week, the Beacon staff poses a question to you, the Bethel student body, and publishes your answers.  This week we asked you: What are your plans for Spring Break?  Christina Bilyak – Freshman, “I’m probably going ... More »

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What is one of your favorite Christmas traditions?

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MISHAWAKA, IND.– Welcome back to the Nutshell! Each week, the Beacon staff poses a question to you, the Bethel student body, and publishes your answers.  This week we asked you: What is one of your favorite Christmas traditions?  Arcadia Woods – Sophomore Bioc... More »

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D.C.’s Take: All 18 Marvel Movies Ranked!

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With “Avengers: Infinity War” coming out next Friday, and pretty much kicking off the summer movie season, it might be the right time to take a look at the 18 films that have already come out in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Nearly every film brought so... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “A Quiet Place”

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Imagine if you were in the world of recent thriller “A Quiet Place.” You have to stay silent in everything you do in order to keep yourself and others alive. I don’t know about you, but as someone who normally doesn’t say that much, staying quiet to not attrac... More »

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D.C.’s Take: “Ready Player One”

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I wish I was born in the 1980s. Whether it’s with film or music, I do appreciate what that decade has to offer. But can an entire movie, helmed by a genius filmmaker, handle all that greatness? I think it can. The highly anticipated fantasy adventure “Ready Pl... More »