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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Trump shocks with belligerent words at UN

President Donald Trump visited the United Nations last week at a tense time for the nations of the world. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has recently demonstrated his ability to fire long range ballistic missiles as far as Japan, and has successfully tested high-yield nuclear

Life as a DACA student at Beloit College

On Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA was an immigration policy that allowed undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors to receive protection from deportation and a work permit. With the ending of

Snappers weigh stadium options as 2020 deadline approaches

Prior to their 2005 season, the Milwaukee Brewers dropped the minor league Beloit Snappers as their Class A affiliate. The Snappers had been affiliated with Milwaukee since the minor league club’s inception in 1982, but the Brewers backed out of Beloit due to concerns that

Browder returns to Beloit as Ferrall Artist-in-Residence

This past week, the Beloit College Art Department was pleased to welcome back Amanda Browder’98, as this year’s Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Artist-in-Residence. Born in Missoula, Mont., Browder received her B.A. in Sculpture Studio Art from Beloit College. She then proceeded to earn two more

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)