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How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

By Madison Dykes Grief is a simultaneously universal and elusive feeling, weaving in and out of people’s lives like an aimless, wandering child—seemingly unaware of just how much of an effect it has. It can often feel akin to walking... Continue Reading →

24-Hour Theatre Program Review

By Jamie Mast From all across campus actors, writers, directors, and managers gathered to pull off the unthinkable. With a limit of twenty-four hours they worked with one goal in mind: to write and produce five different ten-minute dramas with... Continue Reading →

Sense and Sensibility Stage Review

By Jamie Mast As the lights slowly rise and the first actors rush onto stage, the audience is immediately introduced to an array of town gossips. The quiet titters overwhelm each other in the chaos until one emerges from the... Continue Reading →

A Review of Three Sisters

By Myka Ellenwood Three Sisters, written by Anton Chekhov, was performed by the Bethel University Theatre Department on Friday, September 27th, and Saturday, September 28th. It was directed by guest director, Clarence A. Gilyard Jr., and held in the Brian... Continue Reading →

Wounds are Where Light Enters by Walter Wangerin Jr.

By Joanna Smith             Wounds are Where Light Enters is an extraordinary book that explores God’s grace being shown in many unexpected ways. Walt Wangerin Jr. emphasizes how God’s grace can be seen through the unlikeliest of people and through... Continue Reading →

Lisa See’s The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

By Jamie Mast The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, Scribner, 2017. $27, 364 pages The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See, focuses on the life of a Chinese girl from a remote tea village. Li-yan... Continue Reading →

A Review of Ill Will by Dan Chaon

By Emily Oliver Dan Chaon’s Ill Will is not your traditional “whodunnit” murder mystery. The action of the plot follows two separate investigations that consume the life of psychologist Dustin Tillman. The first is a childhood trauma, specifically the murder... Continue Reading →

John Green. Turtles All the Way Down. Dutton Books.

By Kayla Rundquist John Green really knows how to make t-shirts. No, the acclaimed author has not suddenly become involved in the textile industry, nor has he received a degree in graphic design. However, his novels are a cache of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Jordan Peterson’s Twelve Rules for Life

By Aaron Elias Jordan Peterson, the author of Twelve Rules for Life, is a University of Toronto Professor, former Harvard Lecturer, and seasoned clinical psychologist. He has recently been at the forefront of several controversies in Canada and a viral... Continue Reading →

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