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Ohtani ready to make splash in MLB with Angels

Two-way players in baseball are a rarity in the modern era. While not necessarily uncommon at the high school and, to some extent, college level, two-way players– meaning those who excel and play full-time both on the mound and at the plate– are usually forced

College facing deficit for 2017-2018 academic year

Beloit College is facing an operating budget deficit of nearly $2 million for the 2017-2018 academic year. Beloit College president Scott Bierman and several others addressed the issue at the Academic Senate meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8 in front of an audience of students and

Two Door Cinema Club: Lost within their own genre

Although they were relatively unknown for the first several years of their existence, Two Door Cinema Club quickly became a household name within the indie rock scene following the release of their 2010 debut album, Tourist History. Part of what made the Northern Ireland-based group

Former MLB star Halladay dies in plane crash

Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who retired from baseball following the 2013 season, died when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 7. He was 40. Halladay’s ICON A5, a small, single-engine aircraft, went down around noon on

Beloit College sees drop in U.S. News rankings

Beloit College has fallen among top liberal arts schools in the nation, according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report college rankings that were released on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Beloit placed 76th overall on the U.S. News and World Report National Liberal Arts

Snappers weigh stadium options as 2020 deadline approaches

Prior to their 2005 season, the Milwaukee Brewers dropped the minor league Beloit Snappers as their Class A affiliate. The Snappers had been affiliated with Milwaukee since the minor league club’s inception in 1982, but the Brewers backed out of Beloit due to concerns that