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New Snappers stadium discussions continue

Discussions regarding a new Beloit Snappers stadium are ongoing, but pressure is mounting for the minor league baseball team. The Midwest League has begun to express urgency for Beloit, as plans to replace Pohlman Field are not where they need to be, according to Midwest

Beloit College introduces new Media Studies major

Beloit College is now formally offering a Media Studies major as of the start of the spring 2019 semester. The college has offered a plethora of media classes through other departments in the past, but students are now able to declare Media Studies as their

State approves nearly $1 million grant for Powerhouse riverwalk

The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee approved a grant worth nearly $1 million in late February for a Riverwalk development for a further addition to Beloit College’s Powerhouse project. The committee approved a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources request to fund part of the project,

Beloit experiences second Wind Chill Advisory

As another cold front makes its way through the Midwest, Beloit experienced another Wind Chill Advisory this past weekend. “Another bitter cold front will produce wind chills between Sunday night and Monday morning of around -25 degrees,” Bruce Heine, Beloit College’s Director of Safety and

Department of Economics hosts 33rd annual “Econ Day”

On Friday, Feb. 15, Beloit College’s Department of Economics took its trip to Chicago for the 33rd annual “Econ Day” event. Roughly 40 economics majors, along with economics professors and faculty, departed via bus at 7:00 a.m. for a day of networking with Beloit alumni.

Beaumont gives Beloit College historic ties to MLB

Although baseball has been arguably its strongest athletic program in recent years, Beloit College is not necessarily known for its association with America’s pastime. However, the small liberal arts school actually possesses a decorated baseball history that dates back over a century, highlighted by a