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Trump rally draws crowds from both sides

President Donald Trump speaks to thousands at the Target Center.  By Molly Korzenowski   A man dressed in red and white striped pants, a star-spangled vest and...

Freshman Starter Pack

Tips, tricks and general advice compiled by Clarion staff to help people act like they’ve been going to Bethel their whole life.

Bethel to face a $9 million budget shortage by 2021

By Molly Korzenowski   Bethel faced a $6 million budget deficit last year, causing the loss of 6 majors and 10 staff positions. Bethel leadership predicted...

A hyphenated identity

In her new memoir, Bethel University linguistics professor, Ruslana Westerlund, chronicles her cross-cultural journey from a village in Ukraine to the United States. By Emma...

An interview with @unbethical

A Clarion reporter sat down with the phantom behind Bethel’s most popular meme page, “@unbethical.” By Taylor Fondie and Makenna Cook In the Beginning Q) When did...

Blood sugar, insulin and fruit snacks

What it feels like to be a type 1 diabetic. By Matt Teigland My alarm buzzed with the standard Apple alarm sound. I rolled out of...

News

Trump rally draws crowds from both sides

President Donald Trump speaks to thousands at the Target Center.  By Molly Korzenowski   A man dressed in red and white striped pants, a star-spangled vest and...

Bethel to face a $9 million budget shortage by 2021

By Molly Korzenowski   Bethel faced a $6 million budget deficit last year, causing the loss of 6 majors and 10 staff positions. Bethel leadership predicted...

Forever catching up

The story of 10 minutes, two public-speaking notecards and one epic failure. By Emma Eidsvoog Emma Eidsvoog sat in her parents’ red station wagon and wished...

CWIXT or CWILT?

A faculty-run committee details potential general education requirement changes By Molly Korzenowski    Foreign language would no longer be required. Students would have more control over the...

All little butterflies

Bethel University athlete, business student, SHIFT leader and friend to many, Anthony Nelson, died July 29, but his legacy still touches classrooms, courts and...

Lifestyle

One for the money, two for The Show

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to pull off the longstanding Welcome Week favorite. By Emma Harville...

The final welcome

President Jay Barnes has been welcoming new freshmen as they drive onto campus for the past 11 years, but due to his...

More than a Bible study

By Zach Walker 162 Minnesota Hispanics attended the 7th Spanish-Speaking Seminar for Pastors and Leaders March 30, with...

Built-in best friends

Halle and Hadley Rittgers share what it’s like to be twins Interview and photo by Laura Osterlund

Transforming Bethel’s DNA

Chief Diversity Officer Ruben Rivera discusses exclusive Christianity and tackles what it means to be a reconciler amidst diversity in Bethel University’s community. By Emma...

Sports

Four years, one word

The college journey of the four Bethel senior volleyball players wasn’t easy. But they have braved it together. By Abby Pautz The four Bethel volleyball seniors...

PHOTO ESSAY: Men’s soccer falls to Simpson in non-conference play

The Bethel men's soccer team dropped their second match in a row Saturday, losing to Simpson College 1-0. Photos by Emma Gottschalk        

PHOTO ESSAY: Royals volleyball hosts Bethel Invitational, goes 1-2

The Bethel volleyball team opened their home slate in the Bethel Invitational and defeated UW-Stout Friday before falling to St. Norbert College and Minnesota-Morris...

Royals’ football opener win a sign of things of old as much as things to come

Bethel’s identity hasn’t changed since the November loss to Whitewater despite losing key contributors to graduation By Jared Martinson Drew Larsen doesn’t deny it’s something the...

A team of many jerseys

The Bethel Club Lacrosse team is making a splash but many do not know about them on campus. By Joe Hiti On a beat-up Bose...

Opinion

Who should be able to run for Student Body President and Vice President?

By Joshua Turek It was the third to last meeting of the year, and the Student Senate room was packed with people. Students from club...

Europe in 12 Blinks

By Sierra Beilby In an effort to snapshot my time overseas last fall, and preserve the lingering memories, here is my perspective; if I could...

Men’s Dance Exit Survey

Clarion Editors break down Men’s Dance By Josh Towner, Jared Martinson, Sierra Beilby and Emma Harville  What is your Tweet length review? Josh Towner (Editor in Chief):...

Cheer Night Exit Survey

Clarion Editors give their first impressions and honest opinions about Cheer Night.  By Josh Towner, Molly Korzenowski and Zach Walker What is your Tweet length review? Josh...

Multimedia

Housing for all

Cabinet affirms innovation proposal for on-campus living requirement By Jasmine Johnson During the November community gathering, Innovations Working Groups presented possible proposals they could implement to...

#TFTB: What is your worst habit?

https://youtu.be/UOLSJqqGMDM In the words of Trevor Limberg, “I always say I’m going to take some time to relax, but then I’m on my phone just...

#TFTB: What is the worst date you’ve ever had?

In the words of Mikayla Gratz: “We didn’t talk at all. It was very uncomfortable. At the end I gave him knucks.” From uncomfortable movies to spilled milkshakes, Bethel students talk about their worst dates in this installment of Thoughts from the Bubble.

Welcoming the new class

A look at Welcome Week and more about Bethel's newest students.

Photo gallery: Looking for the eclipse

Nearly 100 people gathered outside Bethel's Community Life Center to receive free eclipse glasses from the physics and engineering departments.

Podcasts

WITTY RANTER EP05: The Book Episode

  THE BOOKS EPISODE features Jackie Lea Sommers, a young-adult author from the Twin Cities who battled obsessive compulsive disorder until she found treatment in her...

Witty Ranter EP04: The Money Episode

THE MONEY EPISODE features Sterling Witzke, a venture capitalist at Winklevoss Capital – yes, the Olympic athletes from The Social Network. Host Christine Schuster...

Witty Ranter Podcast EP03: The Movie Episode

  THE MOVIE EPISODE features Euan Kerr, a Scottish Minnesota Public Radio arts reporter who loves punk music and cat documentaries (but not cats). While Euan...

Witty Ranter Podcast EP02: The Love Episode

  (Editor's note: The audio has been updated and improved on this episode.) THE LOVE EPISODE features Story Collider's Erin Barker talking about getting in front of strangers to share...

Witty Ranter Podcast: EP01 The Techie-Sciencie Episode

THE TECHIE-SCIENCIE EPISODE features Wired magazine's Liz Stinson talking about translating design into stories and Story Collider's Erin Barker talking about turning science into stories. In between,...

Trump rally draws crowds from both sides

President Donald Trump speaks to thousands at the Target Center.  By Molly Korzenowski   A man dressed in red and white striped pants, a star-spangled vest and...

Freshman Starter Pack

Tips, tricks and general advice compiled by Clarion staff to help people act like they’ve been going to Bethel their whole life.

Bethel to face a $9 million budget shortage by 2021

By Molly Korzenowski   Bethel faced a $6 million budget deficit last year, causing the loss of 6 majors and 10 staff positions. Bethel leadership predicted...

A hyphenated identity

In her new memoir, Bethel University linguistics professor, Ruslana Westerlund, chronicles her cross-cultural journey from a village in Ukraine to the United States. By Emma...

An interview with @unbethical

A Clarion reporter sat down with the phantom behind Bethel’s most popular meme page, “@unbethical.” By Taylor Fondie and Makenna Cook In the Beginning Q) When did...

Blood sugar, insulin and fruit snacks

What it feels like to be a type 1 diabetic. By Matt Teigland My alarm buzzed with the standard Apple alarm sound. I rolled out of...

Who should be able to run for Student Body President and Vice President?

By Joshua Turek It was the third to last meeting of the year, and the Student Senate room was packed with people. Students from club...

Europe in 12 Blinks

By Sierra Beilby In an effort to snapshot my time overseas last fall, and preserve the lingering memories, here is my perspective; if I could...

Forever catching up

The story of 10 minutes, two public-speaking notecards and one epic failure. By Emma Eidsvoog Emma Eidsvoog sat in her parents’ red station wagon and wished...