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Daily Archives: July 25, 2016

Beloit School Board electees are a disgrace

While most eyes were turned to the presidential primary during Tuesday’s election day, many overlooked or underestimated the severity of two local electoral decisions: the election of Pam Charles and re-election of Shannon Scharmer to the Beloit School Board. With 4,011 votes, Charles was the

Bummed about the ‘Bernie blackout’

In the last two presidential elections, The Washington Post officially endorsed Obama’s candidacy. They have yet to officially endorse Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, but in the interests of transparency they probably should; a report by FAIR published on March 8th found that The Washington

Panel discusses Pope Francis’ radical vision for ecojustice

In between classes, students, staff and faculty received a dose of faith-based environmental reflection at the panel, “Laudato Si: Pope Francis’s Radical Vision for Ecojustice.” The event, on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in Science Center 150, featured Associate Professor of History Ellen Joyce, Reverend Neddy Astudillo

Defectors and death camps: a glimpse into North Korea

Recently, a high-ranking North Korean intelligence official defected to South Korea. He is the second highest-ranking official to have defected in the country’s history. Since Kim Jong-Un came to power, North Korea has seen more defectors than ever. The consequences for defecting are gruesome. The

Cornell breaks home run record

During Tuesday’s double-header against Alverno College, the Beloit College softball team came through with two impressive wins thank to solid pitching and clutch hitting. Along with the 5-1 and 2-0 wins, a record-breaking performance by Tala Cornell’16 was the most notable moment of the action

Wieseman earns Player of the Year honors

Lana Wieseman’16, a 6’1 forward for the Beloit College Women’s Basketball team from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (Badger), has been named the Midwest Conference Player of the Year, the Conference Office announced on February 29 when releasing the 2015-16 All-MWC team. Wieseman is the fifth Buccaneer