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Powerhouse Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

On Friday, February 19, the Beloit College Powerhouse celebrated its first anniversary celebration. Although the student union and recreation center originally opened on February 6, 2020, students had not returned to campus yet, so Feb. 19 was the fill-in date.     The celebration was hosted for

Active Shooter Scare Near Campus

All hearts on campus stopped on the evening of Thursday, February 18th, 2021. Students sheltered in place, took cover, and prepared to fight back if hiding was not an option. A blanket of fear swaddled campus as Beloit College security shot out emails and texts,

Students Return to Campus for Second Semester

After an unusually lengthy winter break, students are ecstatic to finally be back on campus! Due to the ongoing global pandemic, Beloit College altered its calendar, meaning that winter break lasted from early December until mid-February, which meant that students were away from campus much

Governor Evers’ Stay-At-Home Order For Wisconsin

With Wisconsin coronavirus cases still on the rise, Governor Tony Evers (D) has taken action, urging all Wisconsinites to stay in with his newest Stay-At-Home order. This order marks the second of its kind since the pandemic began in mid-March. In March, Evers instituted a

Campus Safety In a Toxic Political Climate

By this point, the hate act on the Powerhouse bridge and the forced removal of the Black Lives Matter banners are old headlines here at Beloit. However, they still linger in the minds of many students — particularly Black students. The election updates have done

What To Watch While Stuck In Your Room

The Middle  For those that enjoy sitting down after a long day and turning on a nice, wholesome family sitcom, The Middle will be your new obsession. Throughout nine seasons worth of half-hour episodes, you will follow the lives of the Hecks, an average American

Wisconsin Mail-In Ballot Extension Blocked By Supreme Court

On Monday, October 26th, the Supreme Court ruled that Wisconsin mail-in ballots that were received beyond Election Day (Tuesday, November 3rd) would not be counted. This ruling dictates that even ballots that have been postmarked prior to November 3rd will lack heft in this year’s

What to Watch While Stuck In Your Room

For those who love Halloween, it can be a bummer when it is over. These TV and film selections will help you brave through your post-Halloween depression. Who says that Halloween has to end after October 31st? You can watch these suggestions year-round, if you’re

What to Know About Apple’s Newest iPhone

The iPhone 12 is here! Apple’s most recent iPhone became available in stores on October 23rd. However, while the standard iPhone 12 is available, those who wish to get their hands on the iPhone Pro, the Pro Max, or the iPhone 12 Mini will need

What to Watch While Stuck in Your Room

Good Times This series is “DYN-O-MITE!” as its famous character, JJ Evans would proclaim. Written by screenwriter, Eric Monte, Good Times premiered on CBS in 1974. Good Times centers on the Evans family, an African-American family residing in the Cabrini Green housing projects of Chicago,