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Maintenance Proceeds With Summer Projects

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Since most students living on campus moved out, the Grounds and Maintenance Department is left with more time to focus on summer projects.   “There’s hardly any times ever where our dorms kind of sit empty,” Shawn Holtgren, Vice President for Student Developme... More »

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The Importance of Practicing Social Distancing

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MISHAWAKA – Just two weeks ago, college students from all over the country celebrated spring break, ignoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and neglecting warnings from health care officials and the authorities to practice social distancing.   In Florida, though s... More »

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2020 Spring Sports Cancelled

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MISHAWAKA—The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) cancelled the 2020 springs sports season in a March 16 press release.   “All possible scenarios that would have supported a spring sports season were seriously considered by multiple NAIA g... More »

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Campus Activities Continues to Engage Students Online

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MISHAWAKA- Campus Activities continues to build community through online platforms to keep students on and off campus engaged.   Anna Letens, Student Engagement Coordinator, main job is to keep students engaged, and campus Activities happens to fall under that... More »

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Traveling Students Share Their Stories

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MISHAWAKA – Two students share their experiences coming back to Bethel University as travel bans — nationwide and state orders — come into play due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).   Hannah Mihut, English and philosophy double-major, and Maryann Brandt, Worship ... More »

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Trump Signs Coronavirus Relief Bill

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MISHAWAKA – On March 27, President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. This bill is intended to aid those who are experiencing unemployment during the pandemic. It is also intended as a stimulus for the government. The bill offers $1,200... More »

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Holtgren Oversees Online Transition

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Like many educational institutions, Bethel University moved all classes online for the rest of the spring semester. The March 20 announcement came nine days after the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic.   “This coronavirus re... More »

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Animal Crossing: Not as New Horizons

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MISHAWAKA – Yet another review of Animal Crossing is on the horizon, as that is all I have played in the intervening week of self-isolation.  Yes, I am still playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and still having a great deal of fun doing so. Keep your eye-ro... More »

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The Nutshell: Transitioning to Online Classes

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MISHAWAK, IN – This week, we asked students through email, “How are you feeling about the new online classes and how is it affecting your college experience?” The students have asked to remain anonymous.   “It sucks. To put it plainly and simply, that is the b... More »