Category Archive: Humor

Valentines Day? A Reflection by Tomás and Shivonne

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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

Church and the Idolization of Marriage

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In this article, Shivonne and I just want to touch on the topic of how the church can sometimes idolize marriage. Right in time for Valentine’s Day, right? Our view on marriage, whether… Continue reading

Friendships and Community: Article Series by Tomás and Shivonne!

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  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

Are Comedians Today’s Philosophers?

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Five Fall Haikus by NCU

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  “Pumpkin spice is nice, Drink it hot or even iced, Pumpkin spice is life.” –Taylor Irons, sophomore   “Don’t fall for my charms, I’ll only leaf you alone, All flat jokes must… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Mission Trip!

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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,… 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!

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

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!

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

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

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

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!

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

November’s Unknown Holidays

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. As October’s end is quickly approaching, I am looking forward to the many holidays that are right around the… Continue reading

Taste Buds | Burger Week

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. Join the Beacon Bolt as we test fellow beacons on their sense of taste, especially when it comes to… Continue reading

NCU Cribs | Hilyard Edition

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Join the Beacon Bolt as we take a look at the new Hilyard Apartments and hear from the quirky tenants!

Goals

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Lately slang terms have been making me rethink the way that we speak. We have strange expressions like “or nah” and “totes mcgoats”. This language became popular by things like Vine, a celebrity,… Continue reading

Definitive Netflix Ranking

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Those who know me know I love television, specifically Netflix, and I enjoy a good binge watching of what I deem a great show. I can spend countless hours procrastinating my time away… Continue reading

College Student Wisdom: Lessons Learned This Year

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I am completely confident that everyone has their countdown going, so I don’t need to tell you that summer is around the corner. We can finally see that light at the end of… Continue reading

8 Stress Relievers

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Spring Break was filled with road trips, sleepovers, adventures, lazy mornings, family dinners and much more. All of these exciting events make it difficult to come back to school and readapting a difficult… Continue reading

Talks with Name in Progress | St. Patrick’s Day

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Follow Joshua Higashi and Steven Ray as they venture around campus discussing the upcoming holiday with NCU!

Midterm Stress Relief, Disney Style

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I’m thankful for a childhood of playing outside with bare feet, swinging a little too high on the swing set, jumping off and getting a few bruises, playing hide and seek for hours… Continue reading

I Don’t Always Make Memes, But When I Do it’s For NCU

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From Grumpy Cat, Overly Attached Girlfriend, Trollface, Philosoraptor, and Bad Luck Brian all the way to Alex from Target, memes have grown in popularity. Scrolling through your facebook meme, you are bound to… Continue reading

Hi, My Name is Chelsea and I’m Addicted to Netflix

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I love watching movies and television shows, but I have always been super old-fashioned about going to the theater or tuning in once a week to watch my favorite shows, until now. Going… Continue reading

A Valentines Day Special

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Join student Steven Ray as he interviews the student body about their love lives and Valentines history!

NCU Cribs | First Edition

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Join the Beacon Bolt as we take a look into the lives of some of NCU’s finest!

Talks with Josh | Christmas

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Here is the second video in the series “Talks with Josh”. It is a festive video that will hopefully get you in the spirit for Christmas. I wish everyone safe travels and a… Continue reading

The One Where Raegan Introduces Herself

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Hey everyone! My name is Raegan White, but I often go by Ronald, Ronnie, Raego, and Ragu. Yes like the spaghetti sauce. I am a freshman majoring in Teacher Education and my dream… Continue reading