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Monthly Archives: December 2017

December Dance Workshop: Student works take the stage

This year the December Dance Workshop was once again very well done and incorporated fourteen pieces ranging from two five minutes. Throughout the semester student dancers met to rehearse with the piece’s choreographer who were also students. There were pieces that displayed love, hate and

Beloit student government undergoes significant changes

Beloit Student Congress will have a new look this coming spring semester. The old system of student government is going through a sort of rebranding and the newest structure, which also changes the system’s name to Beloit Student Government (BSG), was approved on Friday, Dec.

Iraqi Jewish archive: from 2003 to now, what’s happened

In May 2003, coalition forces took control of Baghdad. Days later, 16 soldiers stormed Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters. They were searching for clues as to Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction. What they did not expect to find was a flooded basement full of over 2700

What’s next for the Ball family?

LaVar Ball had big plans for his family full of NBA-caliber players, but all that  came to a screeching halt when middle son LiAngelo Ball was arrested with two of his other teammates in Hangzhou, China for stealing a pair of designer sunglasses. Fortunately for

Ohtani ready to make splash in MLB with Angels

Two-way players in baseball are a rarity in the modern era. While not necessarily uncommon at the high school and, to some extent, college level, two-way players– meaning those who excel and play full-time both on the mound and at the plate– are usually forced

World AIDS Day

On Friday, Dec. 8, Beloit Public Health Initiative hosted their annual World AIDS day celebration. The event kicked off at six with a health fair, free food and free AIDS testing from AIDS Resource Center Wisconsin. The health fair included many local organizations such as

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

        Computers are quickly learning to think, and we may well be at the cusp of one of the most important technological watershed moments since the invention of the wheel. Artificial intelligence is a term that’s been thrown around since the genesis