Final Thoughts

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Honestly, there’s not much to say. There are just a couple school days left before another year is in the books. The first for some, the last for others. Each year has had… Continue reading

Camping Oregon

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Camping is by far my favorite thing to do during the summertime. I absolutely love getting a group of… Continue reading

Beacons Booking Tickets to Conference Track Meet and Beyond

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As the CCC Conference Meet nears, NCU will have a strong representation from our track and field athletes. With a solidified distance program that has been in place for years and fledging sprints,… Continue reading

Inner Monologue of a College Student

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Join the Beacon Bolt as we follow two NCU students throughout an ordinary day!

Budgeting

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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… Continue reading

Record Breaking

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The 2015-2016 season was a historic one for our Women’s basketball team. With many players being honored for their athletic… Continue reading

And Now for a bit of Sunscreen

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. “This summer’s gonna hurt like a…” Last year Adam Levine and the rest of Maroon 5 could be heard… Continue reading

Ivy League Admissions

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. CBS reported on April 1, 2016 that Ivy League schools are getting harder to get into than ever before.… Continue reading

Sensitive Censoring

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. In the last two years working for the Beacon Bolt I have gained a greater understanding of censorship. I believe… Continue reading

And Now for a bit of Sun

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Over the last several days we’ve gotten a break from the standard cloudy overhead and frequent showers. Sunshine has finally been pushing through, the skies are mostly blue, and it’s been warm enough… Continue reading

Mens Basketball 2015-2016

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The Men’s Basketball team finished their 2015-2016 season with the greatest record in school history, 28-7. Seating at games… Continue reading

Poetry Slam 2016

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Attending the poetry Slam, I didn’t expect to be entertained or amused by much. My entire life I have… Continue reading

NCU Speaks Recap

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The second annual NCU Speaks featured a fascinating hodgepodge of speakers and topics. The FeMystique-sponsored event, hosted by Kimberly Snyder and club co-founder Chelsea Taylor, had a total of nine speakers (eight female… Continue reading

Autism Awareness

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) contains a group of complex disorders that affect brain development. The disorder is characterized by… Continue reading

6 Tips for a Road Trip

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. This Spring break I was lucky enough to embark on a crazy road trip to Vancouver, BC, Canada. I drove… Continue reading

Christian Music Favorites

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. I have always loved music and have always loved to hum and sing along to anything I heard. Country… Continue reading

Do Something

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The dreaded week before spring break is upon us. The last-minute projects, the painstakingly long hours put into an… Continue reading

First annual ASNCU Debate & Discussion a Success

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Last Monday evening, the inaugural ASNCU Debate & Discussion was held in the Banquet room of the Burke-Griffeth Residence… Continue reading

WHERE’S YOUR BIBLE?

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Where is your Bible right now? Is it in your backpack? On your desk? On a shelf? How many… Continue reading

Beloved Barry’s

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Being able to walk across the street and grab a cup of delicious coffee, and a black and white… Continue reading

Dogs We Love

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. As mid-semester comes and goes, the stress of school and all that comes with it can become overwhelming. On… Continue reading

Round of Applause for Our Dogs

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. This one’s for the dogs. Dogs and humans have been walking side by side for thousands of years; aiding,… Continue reading

How to Fill the Dog Void

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Growing up, I have had many pets; cats, hamsters, fish, but the one animal that will always hold a… Continue reading

Book Tinder

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Next Monday will mark the end of the NCU Library’s annual Blind Date with a Book, a month long… Continue reading

Team Apple or Team FBI?

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Technology is the centerpiece of our society, with almost everyone owning a cell phone and a personal computer. Yet… Continue reading

Final Countdown to Mr. Beacon

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Join the Bolt as we interview the many contestants of Mr. Beacon!

Dialogue and Taboo. More of one and less of the other

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. There are certain topics we feel more comfortable discussing than others, naturally. Some things, often one’s that don’t go… Continue reading

Minimum For A Reason

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. $9.25 an hour to $15 an hour is a 62% increase in labor cost. On Wednesday February 11, the… Continue reading

Giving Up Control by Gaining It

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Being a college student with a full course load, three jobs, and a social life is hard. “Time management”… Continue reading

HE loved you first

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Valentine’s Day is usually one of those love-it or hate-it kind of holidays. Those in relationships are fond of… Continue reading

How to be Single

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we will begin to see many cynical tweets and posts about the single life.… Continue reading

Jefferson, Lincoln, Peers, and Informed Opinions

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Is it possible to be great and flawed? It always amuses me when students discover that some of our founding… Continue reading

Beacons Stepping Into The Light

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The Northwest Christian University men’s basketball team stands in first place in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, but also #8… Continue reading

16 Things that Only NCU Students will Understand

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. NCU is a very unique place filled with things that we may take for granted. Our small community generates… Continue reading

Getting back up to Speed

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Time never stops, and unfortunately we’re sometimes slow to react to it. Three weeks into the new semester and… Continue reading

Fulfill Happiness, Not Just Resolutions

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. We are 27 days into the New Year. What have you accomplished? This might seem steep and you may… Continue reading

Lazy Hazy Days

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Everyone has that morning when you wake up and just know that life isn’t going to happen that day.… Continue reading

NCU Christmas

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Join the Beacon Bolt as we interview students around campus about Krampus and Christmas!

Rewriting Education

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 was George W. Bush’s signature education initiative, a national effort to… Continue reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Greetings

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BY: TREVYN DUBOIS The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. When you see a dog wandering around on leash or in somebody’s yard, what’s your first… Continue reading

Though Cramming lasts through the Night, Winter Break comes with the Morning

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University We’re so close, folks. We’ve survived dead week and spent nearly every waking hour studying for finals, writing papers,… Continue reading

The Marks of NCU

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Tattoos are an interesting way to get to know people and quickly jump into a deep conversation with someone… Continue reading

Prayers for Paris

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Thanksgiving has come and gone, we feasted on plates and plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey, rolls and pumpkin… Continue reading

Season Recap: XC plant Beacon Banner, bring Home the Goods

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The Cross Country teams closed out the fall season for Beacon athletics in memorable fashion on November 21st, with… Continue reading

The Sweet Spot with Samara

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Join the Beacon Bolt as student and RA, Samara Eilert, teach us how to make a pumpkin pie! The… Continue reading

Don’t lose Your Bible among the Texbooks

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. As busy college students taking the final transitional steps into adulthood, the amount of classes, work, and various obligations… Continue reading

Bump, Set, Spike.

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. This volleyball season started with a bang, an eight game winning streak. In conference the beacons finished eighth in… Continue reading

Soccer: 5 All-CCC and 17 Academic All-CCC

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. The Men’s team ended their season 3-14-1, winning two in conference play and scoring sixteen goals. The Lady Beacons… Continue reading

Unheralded Cross Country will make presence felt at Nationals

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. On Wednesday morning, the NCU Cross Country teams will travel to North Carolina (they are flying there, not running)… Continue reading

Finding Refuge in God

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Going to NCU has dramatically changed my life and provided me with more opportunities then I can keep track of. This incredible place has a way of breaking you down with crazy workloads… Continue reading