• By Juanita Doss Students decorated pink ribbons during the Women’s Center Breast Cancer Event on Wednesday Oct. 8 in remembrance of loved ones who lost their battles to breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and is the second most common form of cancer.  This year...

    Women’s Center Honors Breast Cancer Victims

    By Juanita Doss Students decorated pink ribbons during the Women’s Center Breast Cancer Event on Wednesday Oct. 8 in remembrance of loved ones who lost their battles to breast cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and is the second most common form of cancer.  This year...

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  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney United Nations member Adam Hinds will speak on ISIS and the implications for the international community on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Murdock 218. MCLA’s International Conflict Prevention and Resolution Speaker Series made the presentation possible through grants from The Boschen Peace and International Understanding...

    UN Member to Speak on ISIS

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney United Nations member Adam Hinds will speak on ISIS and the implications for the international community on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Murdock 218. MCLA’s International Conflict Prevention and Resolution Speaker Series made the presentation possible through grants from The Boschen Peace and International Understanding...

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  • By Nicholas Swanson Luma’s Muffin and Mug coffee shop on Main St. is set to close on Saturday, Oct. 18. Nicole and Glen Maloney first opened the shop on St. Patrick’s Day over two years ago. “There is not enough space in the (coffee) shop we have now,” Glen Maloney...

    Luma’s to Close This Weekend

    By Nicholas Swanson Luma’s Muffin and Mug coffee shop on Main St. is set to close on Saturday, Oct. 18. Nicole and Glen Maloney first opened the shop on St. Patrick’s Day over two years ago. “There is not enough space in the (coffee) shop we have now,” Glen Maloney...

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  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney On Oct. 1 of each year, the annual Clery report containing campus safety, security, and fire procedures is produced and made available as a requirement by federal law. Statistics related to criminal offenses and fires reported for the last three consecutive years are also published. This year...

    Sexual Assault Added to Annual Clery Report

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney On Oct. 1 of each year, the annual Clery report containing campus safety, security, and fire procedures is produced and made available as a requirement by federal law. Statistics related to criminal offenses and fires reported for the last three consecutive years are also published. This year...

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Commentary
  • Editorial The removal of a large number the Oct. 9 issue of Beacon newspapers occurred on Monday at some time prior to an Open House event, hosted by the Admissions office. The Beacon speculates that the removal was because issue four of the Beacon displayed bomb threat and drug bust...

    Editorial The removal of a large number the Oct. 9 issue of Beacon newspapers occurred on Monday at some time prior to an Open House event, hosted by the Admissions office. The Beacon speculates that the removal was because issue four of the Beacon displayed bomb threat and drug bust…

  • By Nick Arena Last week’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots has sparked yet another controversial conversation in the NFL. On Sept. 29, the Chiefs took down the Patriots with a score of 41 – 14, which is depressing enough as is for any Pats...

    Equality Issues in the NFL

    By Nick Arena Last week’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots has sparked yet another controversial conversation in the NFL. On Sept. 29, the Chiefs took down the Patriots with a score of 41 – 14, which is depressing enough as is for any Pats…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney For some students, the weekend starts on Thursday, but for others, it may begin late afternoon Friday. What’s one of the first things that come to mind at the start of a relieving weekend? Beers, shots, parties, funneling, shot-gunning, or any way to get drunk quickly. Of...

    Liquid Courage

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney For some students, the weekend starts on Thursday, but for others, it may begin late afternoon Friday. What’s one of the first things that come to mind at the start of a relieving weekend? Beers, shots, parties, funneling, shot-gunning, or any way to get drunk quickly. Of…

  • By Courtney Alana Smith The pit in my stomach— you know, the one that only cracks open when fear is present— became unfastened as soon as I sat down in seat 30A. Flight 0728 was a red-eye to London Heathrow, and it just so happened to be the first plane I’d...

    More than I Bargained For

    By Courtney Alana Smith The pit in my stomach— you know, the one that only cracks open when fear is present— became unfastened as soon as I sat down in seat 30A. Flight 0728 was a red-eye to London Heathrow, and it just so happened to be the first plane I’d…

  • By Nick Arena Apparently Devils Lake High School in North Dakota has banned female students from wearing leggings, yoga pants, jean leggings, or jeggings as they are more popularly known, and tight blue jeans. Why are these articles of clothing being banned? Because they are distracting to male students and...

    Dress Code Woes

    By Nick Arena Apparently Devils Lake High School in North Dakota has banned female students from wearing leggings, yoga pants, jean leggings, or jeggings as they are more popularly known, and tight blue jeans. Why are these articles of clothing being banned? Because they are distracting to male students and…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The weekend is ahead and it holds many opportunities to rejoice with friends on the couch watching movies, or maybe its running around getting coffee, donuts for breakfast, and fro-yo for dessert. Either way, you’re treating yourself after a good week of eating and routine work. Here’s...

    The Joy of Overindulging

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The weekend is ahead and it holds many opportunities to rejoice with friends on the couch watching movies, or maybe its running around getting coffee, donuts for breakfast, and fro-yo for dessert. Either way, you’re treating yourself after a good week of eating and routine work. Here’s…

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