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Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

Arrest made in Islamophobic Beloit College hate crime

The City of Beloit Police Department announced today that Michael Kee’19, age 20, had been arrested in connection with a recent Islamophobic hate crime on the Beloit College campus. Kee is accused of obstruction, disorderly conduct and criminal damage. According to the report, Kee spray

Students form political phone-banking group

After Donald Trump was elected president, a variety of student groups stepped up to respond with increased vigilant citizenry. Hoping to leverage social media networks, Sam Kindler’17 formed the Facebook group Beloit Political Phone Banking to provide a platform to organize collective action last semester.

Annual Chelonia dance performances wow Beloit

The recent hate crime(s) on campus have forced me to ask a distressing question: “Do I really go to school with these people?” After attending Chelonia (directed by Chris Johnson) on Friday night, I found myself asking the same question, but this time it had

New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI

Despite facing a 25-point deficit as late as the third quarter, Tom Brady and the Patriots pulled off arguably the most stunning comeback in Super Bowl history. After a slow start that saw their defense unable to contain a lethal Atlanta running game, New England

“Muslim ban” controversy is overblown

Oxford Dictionaries proclaimed that the word of year for 2016 was “post-truth.” The severe degradation of our political discourse during the election year in the form of a concerted fake news campaign and vitriolic rhetoric from both sides makes the meaning of this term self-evident