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MISP: Mayo Innovation Scholars Program

For the first time in school history, Bethel University is taking part in the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program (MISP). MISP is a program that works with college students to assist Mayo Clinic Ventures, Mayo Clinic departments, and Mayo researchers in assessing new product submissions. Keep Reading


“Such A Pretty Young Lady”

Formerly a pageant champion as Miss Brainerd Lakes, Bailey Wachholz now represents the Alzheimer’s Association as an advocate and a published author. The senior recently wrote a children’s book called Such a Pretty Young Lady: Grandma’s Journey with Alzheimer’s, a true story inspired by a family she knows from her home town of Nisswa, Minn. Keep Reading


The Great Divide

The first sentence of Bethel’s value statement reads as follows: “Bethel University is a vibrant, Christ-centered educational community.” The campus’ concept of community revolves partially around the physical togetherness Bethel’s space provides — all academic buildings are connected via skyway and underground tunnel as well as all dormitories within walking distance. But when the Anderson Center, previously named Pine Tree Center, was purchased in 2013, questions regarding how the new building will assist with Bethel’s space needs began to surface. Keep Reading


A new Sheriff in town

Bethel’s security team has beefed up their fleet in 2015 with the acquisition of a brand-new Ford Interceptor. After 3,887 patrols and 1,888 escorts last year, Chief of Security Andrew Luchsinger sees the ride as a valuable addition. Keep Reading


Fear, Faith, and Food

Youth with a Mission, or YWAM, is a non- profit Christian missionary organization with offices across the world, YWAM draws students, both international and domestic, some of whom now attend Bethel. Given the intensity of travels students endure during YWAM, adventures of all kind, good and bad, are commonplace. Unique foods, close encounters with Muslim radicals and mosquito nets were all part of freshman Grace Gaitan’s experience in Borneo, Indonesia. Keep Reading


The things we do for (One)-Love

“It’s the Cane’s sauce really,” junior Nick Stern said. “Because at 5 a.m. when it was freezing, I was asking myself if it was worth it, but now that it’s over, I would do it again.” Keep Reading


Senior says he experienced police brutality first hand

Freshman RA Justin Giuliano arrested and jailed in Ferguson, Missouri over Fall Break. Jenny Hudalla | Editor-in-Chief Jared Nelson | Sports Editor Published in Issue 4 of The Clarion year 2014-2015 It was after 3 a.m. on Oct. 12, and a bleary-eyed Jus n Giuliano was staring at the inside of a jail cell in Ferguson, Missouri. Just a few hours earlier, his a empt at a peaceful sit-in outside of a QuikTrip gas station on had been met with police officers dressed in riot gear. “They formed a wall around us,” said Giuliano, who had linked arms with 18 others in protest of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot multiple times by white police officer Darren Wilson. “[There were] probably 100 guys with riot shields, batons, mace, tear gas and a BearCat armored vehicle. They kept saying, ‘This is unlawful assembly,’ and every me… Keep Reading


The Mystery Letter

Senior Kristi Lauwers woke up to a crisp Friday morning in her little house off campus. For the outside hitter on the Royal volleyball team, that meant game day and no classes. She reached over to her bedside table and grabbed her glasses. Then her phone buzzed. Keep Reading


From Awareness to Action

The Syrian civil war has brought about the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. This crisis has posed a great deal of concern and questions for a lot of people halfway around the world. Questions such as “I feel so helpless, what am I supposed to do?” are commonplace in the United States. Keep Reading

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