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Monthly Archives: March 2017

MLB undergoes rule changes ahead of upcoming season

Rejoice baseball fans, this is the last week without America’s national pastime until October. But when the game returns on Sunday, April 2, spectators may notice a few significant alterations the league has made to rules. In pursuit of his goal to quicken the pace

Finding nature in Wisconsin

Earlier this week, I found myself sitting at a talk by James Edward Mills, a self-proclaimed adventure journalist.I had no idea what an adventure journalist was, in fact, I was only at the talk because my class was hosting him and I was required to

Administrator targeted by right-wing blogs, threatening comments

Paul Dionne, the Inclusive Success Coordinator for Beloit College’s Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness, became the target of right-wing blogs and commentators following Dionne’s recent “Love Made Public” lecture. Websites such as The Daily Caller and Right Wing News publicized Dionne’s lecture, entitled “Working

Hidden microphones betray community trust

The hate emails are coming in, folks; the blogs rippling with distortion and invective.  And for your reading pleasure, don’t forget to check out the comments sections, where you’ll find the straight up personal attacks and veiled threats.  I’ve often lamented the stupid cruelty that