Nefarious Doubts

Nefarious Doubts Oblivion be risen grace be fall, the thought of reality was what I thought of it all. The view of control obliges my direction the strings attached are no more but an illusion. The tsunami burdens doubts in denial. The storm still builds and thrills. The plague is unleashed we stand robust but […]

Just Nobody

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

 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 […]

Artistic Creations for Wearing

In Van Galyon’s Mixed Media class, students were challenged to create art that could be worn as a display for fellow classmates. There was no limitation to the type of materials or the size of them that could be used for the project, and students were encouraged to use their creativity and individuality, avoiding cliches. […]

Junior Michelle Underwood Wins Academic Scholarship

Michelle Underwood, a junior here at Beacon College, recently received the Gamma Beta Phi National Honors Scholarship. This scholarship is based on academic standing and recommendations from faculty. Michelle not only had to prove she is a strong academic student, she also had to show that she is involved with extracurricular activities on campus and […]

2013 Student Ambassadors Announced

The Office of Admissions at Beacon College has created a Student Ambassador Program beginning with the Fall 2013 semester. Applicants had to undergo a rigorous process to be accepted into the program, beginning with completing an application with professional references and ending with a personal interview with members of the admissions team. There were only […]

Fall 2013 Instagram Contest

To celebrate the start of the fall 2013 semester, an Instagram contest was held for students, challenging them to consider what Beacon means to them. Students were permitted to submit as many photos as they chose, but they all had to include the hashtag #ThisIsBeacon. Student Shia Byers, with her black and white photo of […]

The Value of Student Internships

During the month of July, four students participated in the Intensive Summer Employment Training program. As they neared the end of the course, having participated in both an internship as well as daily afternoon class sessions, the students were asked to reflect on the experience and on what they had learned. Here are their thoughts, […]

Announcing the 2013 Catalog Contest!

Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class have the challenge of creating the cover for the College catalog. Previously, the cover had been simple and plain, dark blue with the seal prominently featured whereas covers from recent years have been diverse, exciting, and creative! Past winners of this contest include EB Newlon, who deemed it “an […]

For National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Ms. Caroline Le introduced her College Composition students to sestina, a form of poetry that was invented by the troubadours in 12th century France. This poetic form is structured with six stanzas, six lines each, ending with a three line stanza. Students were challenged to create their own poems. Here are […]