Monday, Oct. 9

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

Abby Petersen | News Editor

Bethel News

  • Today is Indigenous People’s Day in St. Paul, although many cities across the United States call the holiday Columbus Day. Head to the Cultural Connection Center today at 7:30 p.m. for a discussion on what Indigenous People’s Day means with Bethel seminary alum Jim Bear Jacobs.
  • Drop by CC313 Tuesday at 7 p.m. for Film Forum featuring Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window

Local News

  • The Minnesota Vikings beat the Houston Texans 31-13 Sunday, according to the Pioneer PressThe Vikings are now 5-0.
  • A chart by the Pioneer Press shows that 10 years after graduating, Bethel alumni have a median income of $45,000. According to the same chart, 76 percent of Bethel grads make more than $25,000, the average for high school graduates, six years after enrolling. Read more about how Bethel compares to other Minn. schools here.
  • Two people were stabbed at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Mall of America, according to the StarTribune. Authorities say the victims knew their attacker.

National and World News

  • The second presidential debate took place Sunday night in St. Louis, Miss. Read a summary from the Washington Post here.
  • Donald Trump faced backlash from many supporters Friday after a video surfaced of him making lewd remarks about women to Billy Bush in 2005, prompting Trump to issue an apology video, according to the Washington Post. Several Republican leaders have withdrawn their support for Trump. Read the full story here.
  • Hurricane Matthew is blazing a path along the southeastern US, leaving at least 16 dead according to National Public Radio.
  • Not sure if you’re registered to vote Nov. 8? Check here for information on voting, candidates and issues. If you’re unsure of where you fall on the political spectrum, take this quiz to find out.

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