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Far From Home: Massachusetts

A quick look at new Bethel arrivals from across the nation and overseas. By Rachel Blood Lindsey Hunt, an incoming freshman from Massachusetts, is returning to...

Bethel faces backlash for George Floyd scholarship

Hundreds of Bethel alumni and community members took to social media to express their disapproval, and some their support, of a new scholarship for...

Quarantine tourism: The Great Lakes

During a time of limited travel due to coronavirus, there are still plenty of local places to visit in Minnesota this summer. By Vanna Contreras https://youtu.be/ZBq5PM6GZVw Video...

The Egg, Ep. 12: August 3, 2020

Inspired by TheSkimm, longer than the e-announcements, created with your short attention span in mind. By Jaimee Hood Although life at Bethel will look different this...

Finding a job in a post-pandemic world

Bethel’s Office of Career Development and Calling provides some tips for recent graduates and job-seekers in 2020.  By Rachel Blood & Jaimee Hood Although nationwide unemployment...

The Rankings: Sports Attendance

A series of lists ranking the MIAC schools with Bethel in different ways. By Ally O’Neil Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postponed cross country, football, soccer and...

News

Far From Home: Massachusetts

A quick look at new Bethel arrivals from across the nation and overseas. By Rachel Blood Lindsey Hunt, an incoming freshman from Massachusetts, is returning to...

Bethel faces backlash for George Floyd scholarship

Hundreds of Bethel alumni and community members took to social media to express their disapproval, and some their support, of a new scholarship for...

Quarantine tourism: The Great Lakes

During a time of limited travel due to coronavirus, there are still plenty of local places to visit in Minnesota this summer. By Vanna Contreras https://youtu.be/ZBq5PM6GZVw Video...

The Egg, Ep. 12: August 3, 2020

Inspired by TheSkimm, longer than the e-announcements, created with your short attention span in mind. By Jaimee Hood Although life at Bethel will look different this...

Finding a job in a post-pandemic world

Bethel’s Office of Career Development and Calling provides some tips for recent graduates and job-seekers in 2020.  By Rachel Blood & Jaimee Hood Although nationwide unemployment...

Lifestyle

What To-Do: Grab Some Popcorn

Some of the best shows that Netflix has to offer. By Laura Osterlund With summer in full swing, many people have a fair amount of extra...

We won’t be the same

From India to Arden Hills, seven members of the Bethel extended community share how the pandemic has impacted employment, education and family. By The Clarion...

“Let’s spend some time”: Aastha Gill

A graduate student from India reflects on the benefits the lockdown brings: time to spend with her parents, exercise more and practice her vocals....

“You can get a hold of me whenever”: Dan Rotach

A Bethel adjunct professor used to spend almost every weekend building LEGOs with his grandson. Although the pandemic changed that routine, the two still...

“People want to do good”: Paige Cornwell

A Seattle Times reporter reflects on covering the early stages if COVID-19 as well as how the pandemic has shifted the lives of thousands...

Sports

The Last Dance exit survey

By Clarion staff The Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” explored the iconic player and Chicago Bulls team that dominated the 90’s. The Clarion has...

The last inning

By Emily Rossing The Bethel Royals softball team, just like all other spring sports across the nation, saw their season end much earlier than expected...

23/23 vision

This week’s episodes of The Last Dance used father/son bonding, baseball and “total bullsh*t” as fuel for the Michael Jordan fire. By Jared Martinson Move over,...

Between two foul poles

By Emily Rossing Someone had seen it first on a phone. Rumors quickly started to circulate around the bench. Unease was tangible for those in...

Jordan, the Mamba and Monte Carlo

This week’s episodes of The Last Dance were all about gambling, Team USA and trying to figure out how B.J. Armstrong still looks like...

Opinion

I have to learn how to mow the lawn

By Emma Harville  I spent most of my childhood watching Barbie movies and asking my dad to kill the spiders on my ceiling. He’d give...

Bethel can’t be a colorblind campus anymore

Clarion articles from decades past shed a unique light on Bethel University's response to significant events in American history. In past publications, The Clarion...

The Last Dance exit survey

By Clarion staff The Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” explored the iconic player and Chicago Bulls team that dominated the 90’s. The Clarion has...

In India, we’re stuck too

By Hersh KURUKSHETRA, Haryana — The sounds of birds chirping force me to stop looking at my laptop screen and step outside of my house....

23/23 vision

This week’s episodes of The Last Dance used father/son bonding, baseball and “total bullsh*t” as fuel for the Michael Jordan fire. By Jared Martinson Move over,...

Multimedia

24 hours with a teen artist

I spent the day following Kiersten, my 17-year-old sister, around the house. I learned more about what she likes to do and how she’s...

Who are you thinking about?

In this final installment of the #TFTB Quarantine series, Bethel students share who and what they're thinking about during this the pandemic.  Video by Jessica...

First thing after quarantine?

Are you hungry for some Golden Corral? Want to play leapfrog with friends? Bethel students talk about what they are going to do once...

What’s been stressing you out?

Are you pulling your hair out because you can't buy half-priced apps? Does your dad ask you to help with way too many projects...

How are you passing time?

Have you been binging Tiger King? Baking unnecessary amounts of chocolate chip cookies? Staring at the wall? Bethel students share how they pass the time...

Podcasts

Ep. 29: Life is Moms

Home-cooked meals, locker decorations and shattering a glass table with a headspin. Special guest segments from new student podcasters!

Ep. 28 Life is Boring

Watercolor painting, Christmas music and watching cows give birth at the State Fair.

Ep. 27: Life is Social Media

"The Hangover," Instagram doppelgangers and pooping in the McDonald's PlayPlace.

Ep. 26: Life is Sounds

Wooden animals, Evil Grimace and water guns that look way too real.

Treading Warm Water: Water Parks

Joe Hiti splashes down with his opinion on water parks.  Subscribe on iTunes and Spotify by searching "Bethel Clarion"!

Far From Home: Massachusetts

A quick look at new Bethel arrivals from across the nation and overseas. By Rachel Blood Lindsey Hunt, an incoming freshman from Massachusetts, is returning to...

Bethel faces backlash for George Floyd scholarship

Hundreds of Bethel alumni and community members took to social media to express their disapproval, and some their support, of a new scholarship for...

Quarantine tourism: The Great Lakes

During a time of limited travel due to coronavirus, there are still plenty of local places to visit in Minnesota this summer. By Vanna Contreras https://youtu.be/ZBq5PM6GZVw Video...

The Egg, Ep. 12: August 3, 2020

Inspired by TheSkimm, longer than the e-announcements, created with your short attention span in mind. By Jaimee Hood Although life at Bethel will look different this...

Finding a job in a post-pandemic world

Bethel’s Office of Career Development and Calling provides some tips for recent graduates and job-seekers in 2020.  By Rachel Blood & Jaimee Hood Although nationwide unemployment...

The Rankings: Sports Attendance

A series of lists ranking the MIAC schools with Bethel in different ways. By Ally O’Neil Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postponed cross country, football, soccer and...

InstaCreator: Screenprinting

The Clarion searches deep in the trenches of Instagram to discover unique student creators. By Rachel Blood & Thanh Nguyen Q: What’s your name, what year...

The Egg, Ep. 11: July 27, 2020

Inspired by TheSkimm, longer than the e-announcements, created with your short attention span in mind. By Jaimee Hood Remember “extended spring break?” Yeah. Despite our best hopes...

Far From Home: Germany

A quick look at new Bethel arrivals from across the nation and overseas. By Rachel Blood Twin sisters -- Chloe, a social work student, and Izzy...

What to do: have a cone

Some of the best ice cream shops around Bethel By Laura Osterlund It’s no secret that one of the best ways to beat the summer heat...