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Former Bethel student charged with 3 counts of sexual assault

Three female students say they were sexually assaulted last fall. By Emma Harville and Jasmine Johnson Former Bethel student and Royals running back Gideon Osamwonyi Erhabor,...

Covenant in name only

By Sierra Beilby Paul Eddy, the professor of the Covenant Relationships course at Bethel, says the goal of a covenant is to “take people who...

Double(s) trouble

By Abby Pautz Sisters Maggie and Grace Riermann have been doubles partners since childhood, going from community tennis to becoming the ITA cup champions. The...

My first solo flight

By Joshua Turek Sitting at the end of runway 21 at Branson West Airport, a Cessna 172 Skyhawk kicked up dust and exhaust while completing...

Community takes action against gun violence

A recent spike in firearm homicides leads to a discussion about possible solutions. By Molly Korzenowski A firefighter, a retired nurse, a youth sports coach, a...

After prayer and protest, student pro-life club rejected by student senate

The newly formed Bethel chapter of pro-life group Students for Life of America prayed at Planned Parenthood and recruited in Brushaber Commons before being...

News

Former Bethel student charged with 3 counts of sexual assault

Three female students say they were sexually assaulted last fall. By Emma Harville and Jasmine Johnson Former Bethel student and Royals running back Gideon Osamwonyi Erhabor,...

Community takes action against gun violence

A recent spike in firearm homicides leads to a discussion about possible solutions. By Molly Korzenowski A firefighter, a retired nurse, a youth sports coach, a...

After prayer and protest, student pro-life club rejected by student senate

The newly formed Bethel chapter of pro-life group Students for Life of America prayed at Planned Parenthood and recruited in Brushaber Commons before being...

Balancing your plate

Sodexo welcomes new district dietician Lexi Cournoyer to teach students how to make mindful food decisions. By Emma Eidsvoog Lexi Cournoyer, the Sodexo district dietitian, likes...

From College Republicans to Turning Point USA

Republican club gains new name under two leaders who want to focus on political ideas rather than political parties.  By Emma Eidsvoog Turning Point USA met...

Lifestyle

What comes next

A Bethel volleyball player shares what it feels like to lose and keep going.  By Macie Gavic The ball pounded the floor with a slap as...

One for the money, two for The Show

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to pull off the longstanding Welcome Week favorite. By Emma Harville...

The final welcome

President Jay Barnes has been welcoming new freshmen as they drive onto campus for the past 11 years, but due to his...

More than a Bible study

By Zach Walker 162 Minnesota Hispanics attended the 7th Spanish-Speaking Seminar for Pastors and Leaders March 30, with...

Built-in best friends

Halle and Hadley Rittgers share what it’s like to be twins Interview and photo by Laura Osterlund

Sports

Double(s) trouble

By Abby Pautz Sisters Maggie and Grace Riermann have been doubles partners since childhood, going from community tennis to becoming the ITA cup champions. The...

Royals football falls short of playoff hopes

Bethel’s chance at a second straight playoff appearance squashed by conference rival St. Thomas. By Caden Christiansen The Royals entered the regular season finale needing just...

Royals basketball teams split home openers, maintain winning seasons

In a pair of similar games, the women's team routed UW Eau Claire, while the men's team fell to UW River Falls. By Josh Towner...

No ordinary route

Senior wide receiver Drew Larsen is an all-conference pass-catcher. Ask him four years ago if that’s what he wanted to be and the answer...

Four years, one word

The college journey of the four Bethel senior volleyball players wasn’t easy. But they have braved it together. By Abby Pautz The four Bethel volleyball seniors...

Opinion

Covenant in name only

By Sierra Beilby Paul Eddy, the professor of the Covenant Relationships course at Bethel, says the goal of a covenant is to “take people who...

My first solo flight

By Joshua Turek Sitting at the end of runway 21 at Branson West Airport, a Cessna 172 Skyhawk kicked up dust and exhaust while completing...

Above and beyond

By Joshua Turek Let’s be honest. Our faculty and staff do not work at Bethel for the money. Many of them could choose more lucrative...

American Dream (And other things I contemplate on my way to school)

By Sierra Beilby I rise every morning at 5:30 before the sun has its coffee. I drive down 694 to student teach at Minnetonka High...

Finding my true home

By Sam Johnson If there is one thing I have learned in New York City, it’s that Minnesota will always be my home. No disrespect to...

Multimedia

Housing for all

Cabinet affirms innovation proposal for on-campus living requirement By Jasmine Johnson During the November community gathering, Innovations Working Groups presented possible proposals they could implement to...

#TFTB: What is your worst habit?

https://youtu.be/UOLSJqqGMDM In the words of Trevor Limberg, “I always say I’m going to take some time to relax, but then I’m on my phone just...

#TFTB: What is the worst date you’ve ever had?

In the words of Mikayla Gratz: “We didn’t talk at all. It was very uncomfortable. At the end I gave him knucks.” From uncomfortable movies to spilled milkshakes, Bethel students talk about their worst dates in this installment of Thoughts from the Bubble.

Welcoming the new class

A look at Welcome Week and more about Bethel's newest students.

Photo gallery: Looking for the eclipse

Nearly 100 people gathered outside Bethel's Community Life Center to receive free eclipse glasses from the physics and engineering departments.

Podcasts

Ep. 8: Life is Theatre

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss musicals, stage fright and wearing a paper bag on your head while...

Ep. 7: Life is Family

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode of Life is, our hosts sit down to discuss 13-person dinners, nature vs. nurture and...

Ep. 6: Life is Halloween

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss candy corn, scary chefs and packing your pockets with Werther's Originals.

Ep 5: Life is Fashion

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss socks, Goodwill bins and pastors wearing flip flops.

Ep. 4: Life is Games

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss Candy Land, Bible trivia and getting hit in the eyeball with a...

Former Bethel student charged with 3 counts of sexual assault

Three female students say they were sexually assaulted last fall. By Emma Harville and Jasmine Johnson Former Bethel student and Royals running back Gideon Osamwonyi Erhabor,...

Covenant in name only

By Sierra Beilby Paul Eddy, the professor of the Covenant Relationships course at Bethel, says the goal of a covenant is to “take people who...

Double(s) trouble

By Abby Pautz Sisters Maggie and Grace Riermann have been doubles partners since childhood, going from community tennis to becoming the ITA cup champions. The...

My first solo flight

By Joshua Turek Sitting at the end of runway 21 at Branson West Airport, a Cessna 172 Skyhawk kicked up dust and exhaust while completing...

Community takes action against gun violence

A recent spike in firearm homicides leads to a discussion about possible solutions. By Molly Korzenowski A firefighter, a retired nurse, a youth sports coach, a...

After prayer and protest, student pro-life club rejected by student senate

The newly formed Bethel chapter of pro-life group Students for Life of America prayed at Planned Parenthood and recruited in Brushaber Commons before being...

Balancing your plate

Sodexo welcomes new district dietician Lexi Cournoyer to teach students how to make mindful food decisions. By Emma Eidsvoog Lexi Cournoyer, the Sodexo district dietitian, likes...

From College Republicans to Turning Point USA

Republican club gains new name under two leaders who want to focus on political ideas rather than political parties.  By Emma Eidsvoog Turning Point USA met...

‘Jesus is King’ Exit Survey

Three Bethel professors, Jessica Henderson (Graphic Design), Jason Harms (Music) and Joel Frederickson (Psychology), share their thoughts on Kanye West’s newest album. By Jessica Henderson,...

What comes next

A Bethel volleyball player shares what it feels like to lose and keep going.  By Macie Gavic The ball pounded the floor with a slap as...