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A Review of Season 1 of HBO’s Westworld

Is Westworld a sign of the end of Peak TV? It looks and feels like a great TV show. It has lots of people making cryptic pronouncements on the show’s carefully telegraphed weighty themes, pretty sets which look like they cost a lot of money,

House Hunters: Rush Season Edition

The concept of Greek life has a lot of stereotypes. TV and movies provide us with images of frat boys chugging beer on their front lawn and sorority girls flipping their blonde hair over perfectly tanned shoulders. But Beloit comes with its own Greek culture,

Financial miscue leads to rejection of GLBT railroad

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has rejected Great Lakes Basin Transportation’s proposal to build a 261-mile railroad that would have cut through Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. The board announced its decision on Wednesday, claiming that the financial information provided by Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT)

Snappers solid on the field in 2017, but future uncertain

After back-to-back rough seasons in 2015 and 2016, the Beloit Snappers rebounded in 2017. The Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics finished with a sub-.500 record of 65-73, but they were in contention for a playoff spot in the Midwest League Western Division for

Charlottesville panel tackles white supremacy

This past week members of the Political Science and International Relations departments came together to analyze what happened at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and why it happened. Professors John McMahon, Phil Chen, Beth Dougherty and John Rapp discussed the various reasons white