Hey All, I’m Bryce! I’ve sincerely had a fantastic time working with the Beacon Bolt crew throughout the year and have had just as great of a time writing, editing, and even procrastinating… Continue reading
Hola amigos! As we all prepare our brains for all the work that comes with the end of the semester, many others here at NCU are also preparing their hearts for a missions… Continue reading
Editor’s Note: The following collection of quotations features the thoughts and reflections of NCU students and staff on Good Friday. From the Christian church calendar to the immense pain of Jesus’ sacrifice on… Continue reading
Hey Beacon Bolt readers! I can imagine you’re all trying to adjust back to waking up early for school instead of sleeping in till 11am and having your mom complaining you’re not doing… Continue reading
We visited you today, like we often do when we’re home. Its spring break this time, so the cherry trees that line the Tacoma streets are starting to blossom in shades of pastel… Continue reading
It is a truth universally acknowledged that most people want to travel more—or, at least they say they do. In my conversations centering on anything travel-related, a consistent statement I’ve encountered across a… Continue reading
Editors’s Note: The following article is by Chelsea King, a Northwest Christian University alum and music student. Here, King reflects on her off-campus study experience last semester at the Contemporary Music Center in… Continue reading
Editor’s Note: The following article is by junior Gabrielle Herron. Here, Gabrielle, a music major from Olympia, Washington, shares her experience as a worship leader, musician, and visual artist, and how her art… Continue reading
College is stressful—it’s a universally acknowledged fact, highlighted by social media, reiterated by memes, and pervading much of student culture. It seems that much a college student’s daily life is spent frantically working… Continue reading
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Shivonne and I hope that if you are in a relationship, you will enjoy your time with each other and go out to dinner or go watch a movie! PS.… Continue reading
I write this now on an airplane bound for Eugene from Seattle. It’s a small plane, only two people to a row, and since it isn’t very full, I have two seats to… Continue reading
Hello Everybody! My name is Tomas Carradero, and my amazing friend Shivonne Robinson will be helping me out with this article. This will be the first of three articles that we like… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
Christmas karaoke is a thing.
Editor’s Note: The Beacon Bolt is honored to publish the following short story by sophomore Gabrielle Morales. Here, Gabrielle, an English major, writes from the perspective of a conversation between her and her… Continue reading
Wear a dress and join the global movement against human trafficking, violence, and slavery.
As a college student living away from home, heading back to your hometown for Thanksgiving break can be a magical moment. After almost three months away, a long weekend of visiting family, seeing… Continue reading
Author’s Note: I interviewed Dr. James Watson; he shared about his experiences as an author, how he became a professor, and expressed a great deal of love for his family. Could you… Continue reading
Election Day, the culmination of months of research, televised debates, and Facebook arguments, is here. Many college students are facing their first presidential election unsure of who to cast their vote for, and… Continue reading
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