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The Meaning of C-Haus

The paintings: beer bottles, egg plants, a Tralfamadorian from Kurt Vonnegut novels. The objects: a stage, a bar, a drum set, an organ. A pool table sits in the middle of the room beneath a hanging stained glass lamp, the kind you might see in

Sig Haunted House Review

“Sigma Chi’s Haunted Hospital”, printed in a red, spooky font was plastered around campus and took over Instagram and Snapchat stories. This past Saturday night, Sigma Chi put on a haunted house with a hospital theme, which according to their poster, has “insane prisoners, evil

Courses For Next Year

If you have found yourself poring over the Beloit Portal, scrolling through page after page of classes, thinking to yourself “What am I going to take?”, then you are not alone. Course registration is stressful in many ways, and requires a lot of brainpower. You

What is a Conservatorship

No one saw the abuse. Not until Britney Spears addressed the Los Angeles Superior Courts in July of 2019.  In 2008, international pop-star Britney Spears was placed under the legal conservatorship, or guardianship, of her father, James “Jamie” Spears. She was still going on world

C-Haus Can Be More Than Just a Bar

C-Haus. The campus bar. Closed for Covid, never to be open again. Why? Especially when the Powerhouse is fully functioning, and people are crammed in at lunch and breakfast, not wearing masks because they are eating. Rush events were allowed to happen, along with parties

What’s up With the Vending Machines?

We have all seen the new vending machines around campus. They are big, luxurious, sleek. They have wide, glass doors so curious students peeking in can look at all the goodies inside. Now accepting Flex Dollars, these vending machines have the potential to be a

A Day in Downtown Beloit

Last week, I wrote about a day at the Beloit Farmers’ Market in an effort to show Beloit College students what is in the community, just a short walk away. This week, I walked around downtown Beloit and visited some of the local businesses.  I

An Interview With Frank McKearn IV

I had described Frank McKearn IV as an enigma. He seemed mysterious, always roaming around campus and through the Powerhouse, always on a mission to somewhere. I had first noticed McKearn last year, first just through seeing him at the Powerhouse, then as engineer and

A Day at the Farmers Market

The Beloit Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 9:00 am to noon, May through October. This long standing open air market has been a part of downtown Beloit since 1974. On Saturday, I visited the market to see what it had to offer.  Walking into