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Wildfires Ravage the West Coast

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Wildfires are burning across 4.5 million acres in Oregon, Washington and California and destroying more than 700 structures, rekindling a long-time debate: Is climate change real, and if so, how does it play into the current wildfires?  The fires burning the W... More »

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Bethel Hosts Concert Featuring Isaac Pittman

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MISHAWAKA–Musician Isaac Pittman was scheduled to join Bethel University for a spring chapel last school year; however, due to COVID-19 and students going home, that chapel was cancelled.  Thankfully, Pittman was willing to be flexible on the contract and come... More »

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Student Council Undergoes Changes

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MISHAWAKA—The Student Council serves Bethel’s community in a variety of ways; from planning events, to choosing the senior gift, to appealing for changes to policies, they serve as voices and representatives of the student body. This year the council looks a l... More »

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Bethel Still Planning for Summer in Spain

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MISHAWAKA–Bethel’s semi-annual Summer in Spain program is still being planned for next year and will begin May 27, 2021. This 6-7 week trip gives students the opportunity to travel to Spain to see museums, cathedrals and cultural exhibits and earn nine Spanish... More »

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COVID-19 Disrupts Bethel University Student Summer Jobs

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MISHAWAKA – Every summer, Bethel offers students the opportunity to work full-time on campus. Due to disruptions in normal operations because of lockdowns across the country, there is some uncertainty as to whether these summer job opportunities are still bein... More »

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May Term Continues, Moves Online

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MISHAWAKA- With many changes happening around Bethel’s Campus, May term and summer classes have been added to the pile.   According to Jeanne Fox with the registrar, May term is a 3-week session during the month of May where a student can take one course.   “T... More »

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Two Bethel Departments Change Their Names

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MISHAWAKA – Bethel’s Academic Policies and Curriculum Committee approved name changes for two departments in a meeting on April 2.  The Sign Language Interpreting Department was renamed to the Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting. The reason f... 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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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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Coronavirus Affects Bethel and Local Community

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MISHAWAKA- Coronavirus is attacking the health of thousands of individuals across the globe and impacting businesses, communities and our healthcare systems.  “[Coronavirus is] a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person ... More »