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The Top 5 Barista-Recommended Drinks in the Beacon Beanery 0

The Top 5 Barista-Recommended Drinks in the Beacon Beanery

When ordering drinks in NCU’s campus coffee shop, the Beacon Beanery, most students opt for the classics—mochas, lattes, chai lattes, and smoothies. While these tried-and-true favorites satisfy the need for some morning caffeine or...

Winter Crock Pot Recipes for College Students 1

Winter Crock Pot Recipes for College Students

For many, college is the first time students get to dip their toes into adulthood. That might come in the form of many things: paying bills, making doctors’ appointments, doing laundry, and, perhaps most...

Dance Your Way to Fitness with PE 107 0

Dance Your Way to Fitness with PE 107

It seems, sometimes, the world is divided into two camps of people: those who love to exercise, and those who loathe the very idea of the activity. If you happen to fall into the...

How to host your own Friendsgiving 0

How to host your own Friendsgiving

As November comes upon us, fall begins to wane, and the semester starts to wind down, most students will start to make their travel plans for the Thanksgiving holiday break. While coming together to...

10 Reasons to Mission Trip! 0

10 Reasons to Mission Trip!

Having participated in 8 trips, each about a week long, I feel qualified to reflect on my favorite reasons to participate in a mission trip – particularly with your friends at NCU. First off, I...

This is how the Force works: State of the University Address 2016 0

This is how the Force works: State of the University Address 2016

Northwest Christian University students, faculty, and staff attending chapel today were first greeted by an iconic clip of Han Solo and Finn in the 2015 blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens before being introduced...

An Introduction Letter Between Friends 1

An Introduction Letter Between Friends

Dear Reader, No, that’s not right. Because you’re not just a “reader” (although you are reading this). “Reader” implies that this is a one-way relationship. I write stuff, you read it, and that’s it....

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Budgeting

The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Did you know 68% of Americans don’t budget each month? You could be a part of that percentage, just as...