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Spring Performance

April 22, 2014

The Performance Club put on a fantastic show this past Friday, April 18. There were a variety of acts including singing, acting, and a few instrumentalists. Musical styles ranged greatly, so there was something for everyone to appreciate and enjoy. At times, people in the crowd even started singing along to those catchy pop songs. […]

The 2014 Masters Tournament: Worth Watching?

April 21, 2014

This year’s Masters was all about losses.   The most significant loss viewers would notice was the loss of Tiger Woods due to back surgery. Although he underwent minimally invasive surgery on a disk which he is expected to make a full recovery from, any major tournament just doesn’t feel right without the guy, much […]

Captain America: The Review

April 18, 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier follows the Captain during his time with S.H.I.E.L.D. after the events of the Avengers. He’s become a successful soldier and leader, and is called upon for the most dire situations by S.H.I.E.L.D. and the U.S. government. But he quickly begins to suspect that everything isn’t as crystal-clear as he hoped […]

Just Nobody

April 17, 2014

The wind blew strong, howling past the sole figure standing upon the prow of the cargo ship. A man, unnaturally tall and gaunt, with skin so pale that the moonlight reflected off of him was making him beautifully eerie, in stark contrast to the blood that had spattered across his hollow visage. A little girl, […]

The Path

April 16, 2014

 The girl walks down the road. It’s dusk, getting close to nightfall. She’s not scared, however. Just twenty more minutes and she’ll be home. Suddenly, a bright light invades her vision. The girl raises her left hand to shield her eyes. Huh? What’s going on here? The sun went down already. As suddenly as it […]

Beacon’s First Juried Art Show

April 14, 2014

This spring, Beacon College is holding its first ever juried student art show, celebrating the opening with a reception to be held on Friday, April 18th from 4-6pm. A total of $500 in awards will be distributed, and the works of about 20 students will be featured in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery, along […]

Career Development Classes Check out Local Job Fair

April 11, 2014

This past week, students enrolled in the Career Development II course headed to a job fair held at Lake Sumter State College. This field trip afforded them the opportunity to survey the local job scene, make valuable contacts with professionals and employers in the area, and practice all the skills they have learned through the […]

Foamy Fun

April 8, 2014

On Friday, March 28 the SGA hosted the 2nd foam party for all Beacon students. The first ever foam party occurred about three years ago in August as a welcome back celebration. It was a big hit, so SGA decided to host a second one this year, and many students have been requesting one for […]

Daniel Ryan, User Experience Advocate, Speaks to Web Design Class

April 5, 2014

Last week, Sandy Novak’s Advanced Web Design class was fortunate to have a classroom visitor via Skype. Dan Ryan, a web development professional and formerly Director of Front-end Development for Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, was the guest speaker. Ryan concentrated on the importance of considering user experience when developing and designing a Web site, and […]

Titanfall Review

April 1, 2014

Titanfall was recently released on the Xbox One to be it’s next Halo, it’s first big killer app that sells the new Xbox One. As a product from a business standpoint it’s done just that. Reports have already come in saying that the Xbox One’s sales in the UK increased almost 100% and Titanfall seems […]

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