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The Great Debate Series Returns to Beacon

September 27, 2014

The Great Debate series opened for the 2014-2015 academic year last Thursday evening. The controversial topic was “Should Violent Video Games be Banned for Minors.” The debaters were Life Coach Megan Van Lew and Assistant Director of Admissions Andrew Marvin, both avid gamers. The audience of mostly young gamers seemed to be primarily on the […]

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Beacon and Landmark Leaders Discuss Distinctive College Mission

September 25, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24th, the leaders of the only two colleges in the nation to exclusively serve students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other associated learning differences- Beacon College and Landmark College- came together for a historical meeting to discuss possible collaborative efforts in the future. Presidents Hagerty and Eden of Beacon College and Landmark […]

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Beacon’s First Juried Student Art Show: Winners Selected by Artist Dustin Boise

May 1, 2014

On Friday, April 18th, Beacon College hosted the first ever juried student art show. The show was filled with select student artwork, all of which was produced within the past year. Awards were presented for Best of Show, Best 2D, and Best 3D, as well as three honorable mentions, with prizes totaling $500. But who […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Staff/Faculty Vs. Students Soccer Rematch

March 28, 2014

Student Perspective: Friday night, March 21st marked the return of soccer to Beacon College as the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex provided the setting for the Navigators to face off against the faculty and staff in a rematch of last semester’s match, which had ended in a 4-2 victory for the students. Faculty captain (and art […]

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Academic Discussion Panel: Replacing Superstition with Science

March 17, 2014

On Thursday, February 20th, Beacon held its first ever academic discussion panel! This interactive session was an integral component of the events leading up to the inauguration of Dr. George Hagerty on the 21st of February. The topic of the discussion was “Replacing Superstition with Science,” and members of Academic Affairs- Dr. Andrea Brode, Dr. […]

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25 Years of Beacon History- Quiz Answers

February 3, 2014

History Quiz Answers 1)      The correct answer is 1989…25 years ago. For those of you who didn’t know, “Summer of ’69” is actually a popular song from Bryan Adams. We actually imagined people singing the song in their heads as they considered the choices. Did you? 2)      Contrary to popular belief, Marsha Glines was actually […]

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Performance Art: Storytelling

November 15, 2013

On November 6th and 7th, visiting artist Bob Lawson held intensive theatre workshops for Beacon students. Lawson, a director, playwright, and visual artist who currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University, conducted his workshops with a core group of about 10 students. Several other students participated in various parts of the process, and a few faculty […]

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