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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Shirkers: Netflix’s new cinema-centric documentary

Sometimes you have to “go backwards in order to go forwards.” This the central idea behind Sandi Tan’s “Shirkers,” a brilliant new documentary on Netflix that explores friendship, betrayal and the joys and costs of cinephilia. “Shirkers” is a documentary about another “Shirkers,” a wildly

Minus the Bear bids farewell with final EP Fair Enough

After a successful career spanning nearly two decades, indie-progressive rockers Minus the Bear are calling it quits. In conjunction with a farewell tour that lasts through December, the band released an EP, Fair Enough, to serve as a brief parting gift. This decision likely comes

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Conclude 2018 Season

The Beloit College Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams finished their seasons on October 27 in De Pere, Wisconsin against the St. Norbert College Green Knights. Both teams dropped their final match with the women losing 2-1 and the men losing 7-1. The women put up

Doctor Who’s 11th season off to a good start

In its 11th season Doctor Who has been reborn yet again. There’s a new Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, the first ever woman to embody the character, and a new showrunner, with Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall taking over for Steven Moffat, who has been showrunner

RA’s unite for Halloween festivities

On Halloween night, groups of Residential Assistants held a Fall Crawl for their residents from 6:00- 8:00 pm, providing students with trick-or-treating, DIY crafts, and social hours as a way to spread spooky cheer. Seven events were held in total with the three RA complexes

Buccaneer Swimming and Diving start season with a splash

The Buccaneer swimming and diving team began their 2018-2019 season this past Saturday, October 27. For their first meet, the Bucs were able to pull out a couple big individual wins. Senior veteran swimmer Alex Kohn showed off her senior status with great first-meet finishes.

Frankenstein 200: The interdisciplinary panel

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, four Beloit faculty members came together for an interdisciplinary look at Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Professors Tamara Ketabgian (English), Jennifer Esperanza (Anthropology), Britt Scharringhausen (Physics and Astronomy) and Robin Zebrowski (Cognitive Science), each offered unique

Anti-Semitism: Progressive America’s Blindspot

Just as Shabbat services began, on Saturday, October 22 at the Tree of Life synagogue, in Pittsburgh, PA,  Robert Bowers, 46, stormed the building and committed the most heinous anti-Semitic attack in America’s history. The attack took the lives of 11 members of the historic

2018 MLB Recap

Another season of MLB has come to an end, with the Boston Red Sox disposing of the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 in the World Series. The Red Sox capturing their fourth World Series title over the past 15 years, was a fairly expected outcome in