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Royals football falls short of playoff hopes

Bethel’s chance at a second straight playoff appearance squashed by conference rival St. Thomas. By Caden Christiansen The Royals entered the regular season finale needing just...

‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ to be last Shakespeare production in Black Box Theatre

A wide range of 12 student-artists perform in a newly devised production of a rarely done Shakespeare play.  By Emma Harville  Bethel University theatre professor Leigh...

Royals basketball teams split home openers, maintain winning seasons

In a pair of similar games, the women's team routed UW Eau Claire, while the men's team fell to UW River Falls. By Josh Towner...

Ep. 8: Life is Theatre

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss musicals, stage fright and wearing a paper bag on your head while...

Ep. 7: Life is Family

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode of Life is, our hosts sit down to discuss 13-person dinners, nature vs. nurture and...

Seven fall activities on a college budget

Aamodt’s Apple Farm Located in Stillwater, the apple farm offers wagon rides, apple picking and live music. The bakery offers honey and apple samples and...

News

‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ to be last Shakespeare production in Black Box Theatre

A wide range of 12 student-artists perform in a newly devised production of a rarely done Shakespeare play.  By Emma Harville  Bethel University theatre professor Leigh...

Seven fall activities on a college budget

Aamodt’s Apple Farm Located in Stillwater, the apple farm offers wagon rides, apple picking and live music. The bakery offers honey and apple samples and...

Bethel’s single parents gather for community and conversation

A new task force aims to unite an overlooked group of students in Bethel’s post-traditional programs through monthly dinners.  By Emma Harville Bethel University graduate student...

An interview with “@buloveletters”

A Clarion reporter sat down with the unknown showrunner behind Bethel’s most romantic Instagram page, “@bu_love_letters.” By Makenna Cook After a study abroad trip a...

A very happy place

After 36 years of operation, the Child Development Center is scheduled to close. By Molly Korzenowski Charlie Goldberg, Assistant Professor of History, opened an email informing...

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

Royals football falls short of playoff hopes

Bethel’s chance at a second straight playoff appearance squashed by conference rival St. Thomas. By Caden Christiansen The Royals entered the regular season finale needing just...

Royals basketball teams split home openers, maintain winning seasons

In a pair of similar games, the women's team routed UW Eau Claire, while the men's team fell to UW River Falls. By Josh Towner...

No ordinary route

Senior wide receiver Drew Larsen is an all-conference pass-catcher. Ask him four years ago if that’s what he wanted to be and the answer...

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        

Opinion

Above and beyond

By Joshua Turek Let’s be honest. Our faculty and staff do not work at Bethel for the money. Many of them could choose more lucrative...

American Dream (And other things I contemplate on my way to school)

By Sierra Beilby I rise every morning at 5:30 before the sun has its coffee. I drive down 694 to student teach at Minnetonka High...

Finding my true home

By Sam Johnson If there is one thing I have learned in New York City, it’s that Minnesota will always be my home. No disrespect to...

Letter from the Editor

By Jasmine Johnson Memories of street lights turning off without warning and eery adventures exploring underground tunnels in the old seminary building bounced between staff...

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

Ep. 8: Life is Theatre

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss musicals, stage fright and wearing a paper bag on your head while...

Ep. 7: Life is Family

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode of Life is, our hosts sit down to discuss 13-person dinners, nature vs. nurture and...

Ep. 6: Life is Halloween

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss candy corn, scary chefs and packing your pockets with Werther's Originals.

Ep 5: Life is Fashion

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss socks, Goodwill bins and pastors wearing flip flops.

Ep. 4: Life is Games

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss Candy Land, Bible trivia and getting hit in the eyeball with a...

Royals football falls short of playoff hopes

Bethel’s chance at a second straight playoff appearance squashed by conference rival St. Thomas. By Caden Christiansen The Royals entered the regular season finale needing just...

‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ to be last Shakespeare production in Black Box Theatre

A wide range of 12 student-artists perform in a newly devised production of a rarely done Shakespeare play.  By Emma Harville  Bethel University theatre professor Leigh...

Royals basketball teams split home openers, maintain winning seasons

In a pair of similar games, the women's team routed UW Eau Claire, while the men's team fell to UW River Falls. By Josh Towner...

Ep. 8: Life is Theatre

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode, our hosts discuss musicals, stage fright and wearing a paper bag on your head while...

Ep. 7: Life is Family

By Zach Walker and Callie Chase On this week's episode of Life is, our hosts sit down to discuss 13-person dinners, nature vs. nurture and...

Seven fall activities on a college budget

Aamodt’s Apple Farm Located in Stillwater, the apple farm offers wagon rides, apple picking and live music. The bakery offers honey and apple samples and...

Bethel’s single parents gather for community and conversation

A new task force aims to unite an overlooked group of students in Bethel’s post-traditional programs through monthly dinners.  By Emma Harville Bethel University graduate student...

From combat to classroom

Bethel University College of Adult and Professional Studies student Brad Williams made it through active combat in the Vietnam War, 300 skin-cancer removal surgeries...

Wanderlust: Parts Unknown

When I feel wanderlust, I open Netflix and I watch this... By Josh Towner Anthony Bourdain waltzed through his Greek villa, tossed his towel from his...

An interview with “@buloveletters”

A Clarion reporter sat down with the unknown showrunner behind Bethel’s most romantic Instagram page, “@bu_love_letters.” By Makenna Cook After a study abroad trip a...