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Steelers’ Brown leaks controversial locker room video

Courtesy of star wide receiver Antonio Brown, the Pittsburgh Steelers have garnered a plethora of unwanted spotlight heading into their AFC Championship matchup against the New England Patriots. Following Pittsburgh’s playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 15, Brown recorded and streamed

Baseball writers hand out NL and AL awards

With the World Series over, MLB’s 2016 award season is in full swing. This past week, the Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, Most Valuable Player and Manager of the Year awards were handed out for both the National and American Leagues. It was mostly

String of thefts leave Beloit students uneasy

A plague of robberies has descended upon Beloit College recently, and several students have suffered as a result. Many types of items seem to have been targeted, although a singular person or group has yet to be identified as the culprit. While multiple dorms have

Jose Fernandez autopsy reveals drug use

An autopsy has revealed that Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine at the time of his death, the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s office announced Saturday, Oct. 29. Fernandez and two friends were killed in a boating accident off Miami

Renowned economist McCloskey visits Beloit as Upton Scholar

During the week of Monday, Oct. 31, Beloit College played host to its ninth annual Miller Upton Forum. 2016’s Miller Upton scholar was Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, the Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at University of Illinois-Chicago and is renowned as one of

Cubs overcome 3-1 deficit to topple Tribe, end curse

The U.S. has certainly seen better years than 2016. This year has been defined by perhaps the most controversial presidential election in history, with a seemingly never-ending amount of nasty jabs being thrown back and forth between the two candidates. However, while that terrible race

Latest #GetWoke panel covers importance of voting

On Monday, Oct. 24, the Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness (OADI) hosted Beloit College’s second #GetWoke panel of the semester. The session took place in the Richardson Auditorium at 7 p.m. and tackled the complicated nature of voting, particularly the controversial circumstances accompanying the

GLBT rail line continues to spark controversy

After receiving backlash regarding its first proposal, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) has submitted an alternative route for its rail line to the Surface Transportation Board. The new line GLBT hopes to implement will run from LaPorte, Ind., to Milton, Wis., and is intended

Drought will end as Cubs, Indians clash in Fall Classic

The 2016 MLB postseason has not disappointed, as fans have been treated to exciting division and championship series match-ups thus far. However, this year’s Fall Classic will likely take the cake, with two teams that haven’t won a World Series in nearly 70 years facing

Beloit to promote voting rights with Freedom March

The Office for Inclusive Living and Learning is hoping to bring Beloit College’s campus together with members of the greater Beloit community for a Freedom March on Saturday, Oct. 1 to commemorate the Voting Rights Marches of the Civil Rights Movement and encourage citizens to