Student Reviews the Film Sinister

In Sinister, we follow true-crime novelist Ellison (Ethan Hawke), who is desperate to relive his 15 minutes of fame that came and went after he wrote a best-selling book called Kentucky Blood. Hot on the trail of an unsolved crime that he believes could be his next big book, Ellison makes the unwise choice of […]

Friday Night Spent Playing Laser Tag

The students of Beacon College headed out for pizza, putt-putt golf, and laser tag last Friday night. After arriving at Glow in One Golf in Leesburg,everyone filled up on pepperoni and cheese pizza before playing enough laser tag to burn off all those calories. A few students opted to play Putt-Putt golf, and several students […]

Guest Speakers Enlighten Personal Development Class

For his Personal Development course, Dr. Perrone invited a couple of guest speakers into the classroom during the month of February. Traci Brosman, who is the co-founder of World Wellness Education and the host for the Lake County TV channel, visited and did such a great job that she was asked if she could return […]

Why You Should Read… Dreamkeepers Volume 1, Awakening by David and Liz Lillie

I never had much of an interest in comic books/graphic novels when I was younger. Whenever I searched the shelves of a bookstore, I never could find anything that really stuck to me on the emotional and intellectual level. Fantastic Four? Nope. Superman? Meh, kind of predictable considering the status of the comic industry of […]

Science Group Excels!

         In the Fall 2012 semester, Ms. Jennie Friedman, then a Biology student, decided to start a study group for Dr. Stowe’s Introduction to Life Sciences Course. Under the guidance of Learning Specialist Ms. Laurie Staiger, she has built this group to be quite a help to fellow students. Many students have a phobia […]

Counselors Offer Alcohol Awareness Training

           Have you ever come in contact with a person whose sole purpose at a party was to get drunk? Have you ever been in a situation where a peer was headed for trouble with alcohol? Maybe you wanted to step in, but didn’t know what to do? Megan Van Lew and I teamed […]

Student Review of Die Hard 5

          Why would anyone make a film if they clearly don’t care about what they are making? I guess maybe if the money is good enough….but still??? Why do that with such a beloved franchise as Die Hard and why with such a respected American hero as John McClane? This character deserves better than […]