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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Women’s Center becomes Feminist Collective

This article was originally published on Oct. 26, 2015. The club formerly known as Women’s Center has changed its name to Feminist Collective, after more than a year of discussion. The shift was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at its 9 p.m. meeting, along with

Philosopher and pianist reflect on extinction

This article was originally published on Oct. 5, 2015. “Life begins like music,” Kathleen Dean Moore offered from the stage, pausing for Rachelle McCabe to join in with delicate piano. She continued, describing the ways ecosystems developed from “gelatinous themes,” and McCabe’s soft instrumental followed,

Asexuality panel highlights emergent field

This article was originally published on Nov. 16, 2015. On Thursday, Nov. 12, students, faculty and staff crowded around the table in the North Lounge of the World Affairs Center for the panel The event, sponsored by the English and Critical Identities Studies departments, featured

Could Beloit College divest from fossil fuels?

This article was originally published on Nov. 23, 2015. A shorter version appeared in the print edition. Since Swarthmore College started the first campus campaign to divest from fossil fuels in 2011, over 450 institutions around the world have committed to some level of fossil

Poet Kit Yan gives workshop and performance

This article was originally published on Dec. 7, 2015. Students packed Java Joint on Friday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. for the slam poetry performance by Kit Yan, who controlled the stage with his urgent, dynamic voice and dramatic hand gestures. The award-winning one-person show,

Louder Than a Bomb brings slam poetry workshop to campus

This article was originally published on Oct. 26, 2015. Local high school students joined Beloit College students for a slam poetry workshop on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 24. Jamila Woods and Jasmine Barber, artists from Young Chicago Authors (YCA), led the workshop in Wilson