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

Abby Petersen | News Editor

Bethel News

  • Controversy has sparked over the rock in Kresge Courtyard. Two differing groups have spray painted the rock in the past week with messages such as “Black Lives Matter” and “Blue Lives Matter”in response to recent shootings in the US.
  • Drop by the underground today from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to take part in the homecoming banner competition. Hit the Robertson Center gym at 7:30 p.m. for the men’s dance competition. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday is National Coffee Day featuring $1 coffee at the 3900 Grill and Royal Grounds.
  • Want your photo to be featured in the next print edition of the Clarion? Email das96539@bethel.edu with your submission.

Local News

  • Isaac Kolstad, former Minnesota State University, Mankato football player, was attacked at a Mankato bar in 2014 and suffered traumatic brain injuries. Kolstad is now suing the two men who attacked him, according to the StarTribune. Read more here.
  • No construction start date has been set for the Major League Soccer stadium in St. Paul, according to the Pioneer Press. The stadium was supposed to hold games beginning in 2018. Read the full story here.

National and World News

  • About 84 million people watched the debate Monday night, according to the Washington Postcrowning it the most-watched debate in presidential debate history. Still unsure of where you fall on the political spectrum? Take this quiz to find out.
  • Two bomb attacks took place in Dresden, Germany Monday, according to CNNNo one was injured but Germany is tightening security and investigating the bombs, which police identified as homemade devices.
  • Not sure if you’re registered to vote Nov. 8? Check here for information on voting, candidates and issues.

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2017-2018 Editor In Chief of The Clarion. Most passionate about social and environmental justice, especially in Native American communities. Likes her coffee iced, her books thick and her stories edited. | ajp87848@bethel.edu

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