Author: inkwell

Danez Smith: Coding Poetry by Elli Gifferson

Danez Smith: Coding Poetry by Elli Gifferson

On November 7-8, the Minnesota State University’s Good Thunder Reading Series hosted St. Paul-born poet Danez Smith. Smith’s most recent book Don’t Call us Dead earned the United Kingdom’s Forward Poetry Prize for Best Collection and also contended in the United States as a finalist […]

Sophia Weisensel Profile by Linnea Anderson

Sophia Weisensel Profile by Linnea Anderson

Year: Senior                      Major: Studio Art      Sophia Weisensel has always loved art. What started out small with princess doodles eventually turned into a full-fledged passion. She was influenced by her high school teacher who sparked excitement in her and pushed her to grow. At that time, […]

One Father’s Lasting Impact by Emily Kjeer

One Father’s Lasting Impact by Emily Kjeer

On December 3rd from 7-9 pm, come to the Viking Village in Old Main to play pool, air hockey, and other games, eat food, and support a wonderful scholarship at Bethany. Live music will feature Daniel and John Halvorson. There will be a raffle with […]

The Chappy D Effect: A Profile by Joshua Ray Amiling

The Chappy D Effect: A Profile by Joshua Ray Amiling

Photo credit: Bethany Lutheran College It is another weekly installment of a Bible study in the observation room of Honsey Hall, titled the South Lantern for its lighting style. During the day, one can gaze out of its two-story tall windows upon a soccer field […]

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of “Theatre Physics” by Elli Gifferson

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of “Theatre Physics” by Elli Gifferson

Almost a month has passed since Bethany Lutheran College put on yet another successful Theatre Physics show.  However, this year’s performance was particularly special in that it marked the 25th anniversary of Theatre Physics.  Since 1994, the BLC Theatre Department has been entertaining audience members […]

Catching Invisible Words by Grace Bollhagen

Catching Invisible Words by Grace Bollhagen

When I first entered the cozy classroom of my Literature Studies course as a freshman in college, I thought I had already mastered the art of reading. I had read about Shakespeare’s love birds and men costumed as women, Dickens’s snowy streets and his bloodied […]

Becky DeGarmeaux: Preserving a Heritage by Emeline Ring

Becky DeGarmeaux: Preserving a Heritage by Emeline Ring

While most people have to find a work-life balance in their lives, Becky DeGarmeaux is free of that problem. In the Ottesen Museum, a small building located by the Bethany Lutheran College Seminary, Becky DeGarmeaux is in her element, surrounded by rich church and synodical […]

Art and Education – An Interview with Don Moldstad

Art and Education – An Interview with Don Moldstad

When I was a little boy, my babysitter claimed that even when I was three, four years old I loved to just draw and would sit at the kitchen table and draw all the time. I didn’t think I did it more than other kids, but she said […]

Two Found Poems by Lars Johnson with Author Commentary

Two Found Poems by Lars Johnson with Author Commentary

The Joy of Stealing Why the hatred of poetry, when its reading and making is like playing a black piano, stealing sugar from the castle, wearing the mask of God. An ancient oriental myth teaches loss of poetry is loss of paradise. Its reading and […]

Proksch’s Pretzels: An Oral History by Hannah Bockoven

Proksch’s Pretzels: An Oral History by Hannah Bockoven

Proksch’s Pretzels: An Oral History by Hannah Bockoven Professor Nicholas Proksch’s office is underneath the Chapel. He teaches Religion courses at Bethany Lutheran College and often walks to get to campus to get work done, even on Sunday afternoons, and preaches for Chapel. On a […]