Melon Patch Theater Review

The popular musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is currently playing at the Melon Patch Theater in Leesburg. Two of our own, James Harris and Alex Sweet, are performing in this local production. On Friday, March 22nd, a group of students and staff attended opening night and came back to campus with positive reviews […]

Just how Great and Powerful is Oz?

It may not be all that powerful of a film, but it sure is great! Oz: The Great and Powerful was much better than I expected it  to be. I walked in fearing another Alice in Wonderland, and I got something far far superior to that dreadful film.  James Franco is surprisingly great (no pun […]

The Thrill of the Wilderness

    Many of the students at Beacon College seek the thrill of leaving the comforts of campus and escaping to nature. Our camping trips are always an extraordinary experience that consists almost entirely of returning campers. The last camping trip was February 16-18, and we went to an island in Georgia known as Jekyll […]

March Sunshine & Sweet Tea Day

Saturday, March 23rd brought an overcast morning with the palpable threat of rain. Fortunately for our visitors to the Sunshine State, the sun prevailed for the tour and a light was shone on what Beacon College has to offer.  The first hour of the Open House was devoted to wandering, visiting the various booths manned […]

Student Movie Review: Side Effects

Girls are crazy, drugs are complicated, and Jude Law is awesome. In Side Effects, Dr. Jonathon Banks (Jude Law) finds his life crumbling at the seams when he prescribes hopelessly depressed Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara) a new anti-depressant by the name of Ablixa. Unfortunately, the drug seems that it may have a few bugs as […]

Attending MegaCon

MegaCon, the annual comic book convention, was held at the Orange County Convention Center this past weekend. Several students set out to this event on March 16th and had so much fun that they wanted to share their experiences. The dates are set for 2014, and it’s safe to say these students have already penciled […]

Student Artwork on Display

On February 28th, Appleton Creative in Orlando hosted a gallery opening for Beacon College student and professor artwork. The event was a huge success, increasing awareness of the College and of the creativity of its students, while simultaneously raising scholarship money for the pending Studio Art major. This was a fantastic opportunity for the entire […]

Beacon College Students Enjoy a Day at the Austin Carriage Museum

On February 28th, Beacon College students enjoyed a day at the Austin Carriage Museum in Weirsdale, Florida, where they learned the history of exquisite carriages, automobiles, fire equipment, horse paraphernalia, and historical attire. Located in a picturesque country setting surrounded by beautiful thoroughbred horses, Gloria Austin, the owner of the museum, was very knowledgeable and […]

Wicked! A Review

On Tuesday, March 5th, a group of students from Beacon College went to see a play called Wicked at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL. Wicked is the prequel to The Wizard of Oz, taking place before Dorothy arrived in Oz. The play Wicked explains the origins of the witches of Oz and […]