Coming out of Hibernation: 5 Tips for How to Navigate Reentry

To get some practical advice for how we can enjoy this transition to a “new normal”, The Bell interviewed mental health counselor Reid Swetland of the Gordon College Counseling Center. Here are his five tips for navigating reentry and relishing it too.

Creativity in Crisis: How Gordon’s Thespians Adapted to COVID Constraints

In a typical semester, theatre students would use facial expressions to help tell a story, audiences would sit shoulder to shoulder to watch live performances, and cast members would hold hands for their final bow. This year, those familiar rhythms have been replaced by totally new ways of doing things.

On Trial: How Generosity Fueled COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Over the last year, Tatenda Makoni ’17 helped run clinical trials for three of the major COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more about the thousands of volunteers who made vaccination against the coronavirus possible.

Caring for Students’ Mental Health: Meet the Counseling Center Interns

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, another epidemic of its own was making headlines: the mental health of college students. Meet a few of the people ensuring that Gordon students have the support, resources and help they need.

Top 20 Posts of 2020

More than 80,000 words and 125 posts on the pandemic, racial equality, church history, new programs and exciting College updates—take a look at The Bell’s 20 most popular stories of 2020.