Tag Archive: Eugene

Jesus & Community: Local College Groups to Check Out

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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

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

Intramural Basketball!

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Hey Everyone! Here is a short promotional video for our Intramural Basketball Program! Come join us! you can join with or without a team on Mondays, 9pm at the MEC! Contact Taylor irons if… Continue reading

10 Great Places to Eat at in Eugene

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NCU students share about their favorite restaurants in Eugene.

5 Fun Things to Do Off-Campus in Eugene

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Are you new to NCU and want to know the city more?

The Lockdown on Literature

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Books in libraries, schools and bookstores in the United States are often challenged and removed from shelves, restricting the accessibility of information that should be available to readers everywhere.

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

Best Burger? The Wild Duck Cafe

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The Beacon Bolt is a publication of the student body of Northwest Christian University. I would definitely call myself a burger enthusiast. If I’m not exactly sure what I want to eat, burgers… Continue reading

Stressed? Go Explore Eugene This October

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It’s almost mid-semester and it might be time to get out and have some fun this October to relieve a little stress and change up your normal weekend routine of studying, eating Burrito… Continue reading

Grab a Local Cup of Java

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Getting out of bed already poses a challenge for the typical college student whose schedule consists of late nights and early mornings.  After enough consecutive nights in that routine, the struggle to lift… Continue reading

5 “Off Campus” Study Spots

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I love Northwest Christian University’s campus, especially its location. The proximity to the University of Oregon definitely makes for a larger population of people in a few mile radius, but it also brings… Continue reading

Lions, and Books, and Self-Publishing! Oh My!

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I will come right out and say it, I love books. Reading has long been one of my favorite pastimes, transporting me to others worlds and times. There is a certain magic to… Continue reading

Somewhere Beautiful

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Spring has officially arrived in Eugene. I know some of you non-natives are probably looking at the rain and thinking “What is she talking about?” Just trust me. The first duckling of the… Continue reading

Join the Orientation Team

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Think back to your first on-campus experience as a student at NCU. For many of us, this was the whirlwind of events that is Orientation. I have been a part of Orientation three… Continue reading

Top Ten Local Restaurants

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I will come right out and say it: I love food. I also love finding new places to eat, and trying to find that out-of-the-way spot that only the select few know about.… Continue reading

More Fun Things To Do

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Last month I gave you a brief list of some fun, free things happening around Eugene. Most things on the list are still possibilities and so you can never complain about being bored.… Continue reading

Ham on Nye

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On February 4th, Ken Ham, the president of the Creation Museum, and Bill Nye, famously known as “the science guy” from his popular PBS show, faced off in a debate about creation, evolution,… Continue reading

Legal Pot: Yay Or Nay?

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Well it has finally happened. Marijuana is now legal. But only if you live in Colorado or Washington. Which means that those who want to get their fix anywhere else will still need… Continue reading

Calling All BEACONS….we need your HELP!

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At this very moment, NCU’s very own Mr. Beacon is in the midst of an intense competition with the mascot of Evergreen State College. The Cascade Collegiate Conference is hosting the Mascot Challenge… Continue reading

2014: Ready or Not

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Well it is 2014 How did this happen? It seems like only yesterday 2013 just started, despite predictions that 2012 was the end of the world. But now we are in 2014. Two… Continue reading

Interview with Tim Foreman from Switchfoot

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Last week I had the amazing opportunity to talk to Tim Foreman, the bassist from popular rock band Switchfoot. I can say right off the bat I was a little star struck, as… Continue reading