Monday, Sept. 26

Current news from Bethel, Minnesota and beyond, brought to you by the Clarion.

Abby Petersen | News Editor

Bethel News

  • Results from the spring campus life survey sent out by the psychology department showed that out of 790 respondents, 2o percent said they would vote for Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 election and about 18 percent said they would vote for Donald Trump. Still deciding? Tune into the first presidential debate live tonight at 8 p.m. Sites like Hulu, Buzzfeed News and Yahoo will be streaming the debate online. The debate will also be live-streamed in the Underground from 7:30-9:45 p.m. tonight.
  • Students and faculty alike can head to the history department on the second floor of the Academic Center today from 9-11 a.m. to record a memory of Dr. G. W. Carlson or Dr. Stacey Hunter-Hecht, professors of political science that passed away this past year. Meet at 11 a.m. in the Community Life Center circle to be a part of dedicating two apple trees in their honor.
  • Head to CC313 Oct. 3 for a community discussion on the origins of Black Lives Matter from 7-9 p.m.

Local News

  • About 2,800 people gathered for a service commemorating Jacob Wetterling, the 11-year-old boy who disappeared from St. Joseph in 1989, at College of St. Benedict Sunday morning, according to the StarTribune. Read the story here.
  • One girl died in a shooting in St. Paul’s East Side Sunday at about 7:30 a.m., according to the Pioneer Press. Another female victim was rushed to the hospital. Police are still investigating.

National and World News

  • Police in Charlotte, N.C. released the police camera videos of the shooting of N.C. resident Keith Lamont Scott, according to the New York Times. Police say Scott was holding a gun and Scott’s family testifies against this, although it is unclear from the video footage, including one video taken by Scott’s wife.
  • A mass shooting at a mall in Washington state Friday resulted in the death of five people, according to The Seattle Times. Police arrested suspect Arcan Cetin but no charges have been made.
  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened Saturday in Washington D.C., according to The Washington Post. The opening day included an opening speech by President Obama. Read more here.
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