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“Link’s Awakening” for the Third Time

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“The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening,” the 26-year-old action, adventure RPG from everyone’s favorite, family-friendly game company, Nintendo, has gotten a brand-new look. The old title’s remaster released on Sept. 20, 2019 for the Nintendo Switch, featuring... More »

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“Just Keep Swimming” 30 Minutes away

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MISHAWAKA, IN—I felt my fins get cold, or what was that word again? Oh yes, feet. My feet were cold as I got closer to jumping into the chlorinated water. I knew what was to come: chipped nails, frayed hair, dry skin, and bleached eyebrows. Trust me, mermaids ... More »

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Introduction

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Hello Bethel University! Here’s to a new school year and new school name! My name is Josiah Hackett, and I am the new editor for the Bethel Beacon. I am excited to showcase and collaborate with the budding journalists here at the Bethel Beacon. We plan to prov... More »

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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 »