A new set of images are going up around campus to honor alum Luke Somers’08, who was killed in 2014 while working as a photojournalist in Yemen. The six professionally framed photographs on display were donated to the College by fellow alum and friend of
This article was originally published on Feb. 23, 2015. Vegan Co-op was formed in fall 2011 by Rachel McCarty’14, previously a member of Big Spoon Dining Co-op. Her friend Clara Baker’13, co-founder of Big Spoon, encouraged her to form her own co-op, as McCarty was vegan.
Visiting black queer Buddhist scholar Lama Rod Owens gave a stirring and personal keynote lecture around the theme of “Fierce Love” about his work in liberation theology, healing through trauma and the power of love. Speaking with a grounded presence from an armchair on the
Students, faculty and staff packed Richardson Auditorium to hear a panel of black women professors and staff members share vulnerable stories about their experiences working at Beloit College. The panel on Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. included anthropology professor Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy, Executive Administrative
Scott Pruitt was confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17 in a Senate vote of 52-46. The decision to appoint the former Attorney General of Oklahoma has sparked controversy among government officials and environmental groups who note his history of
It’s a Tuesday night a few minutes before 9:30 p.m. and Bradley Rydholm’17 and Sarah Tweedale are waiting outside the door of a house a block off campus on Chapin Street, books tucked under their arms. After a knock, Kendra Schiffman opens the door, and
A woman begins unbuttoning her jean jacket, sprawled on a blue inflatable couch sitting next to a potted plant. Behind her, another woman in a jean jacket dances on a stool, her shadow projected onto the back wall, and a third woman in a jean
After president Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries on Jan. 27, many in the Beloit College community and beyond responded with concern. Six faculty and staff members provided context for this action in a panel and Q
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.
No one would disagree that Macy Tran’17 is involved on campus — she has several jobs, regularly attends numerous clubs and organizations and takes a heavy courseload — but as an Asian-American woman, she realized she didn’t have a space that felt like hers and