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Co-op profiles: Vegan Co-op

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.

Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA

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

Students create social movements working group

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

Students form political phone-banking group

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.