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How YouTube helps the Alt-Right’s Recruitment

Indoctrination always begins innocently. Do you feel isolated, directionless, angry or depressed? Go to YouTube and search “depression” or “depressed.” It won’t be long until you stumble upon some lecture on self-empowerment. The video has thousands of views. The speaker seems professional and balanced. Unbeknownst

A deep dive into George Soros and Hungary’s policy of conspiracy

George Soros and Hungary’s Policy of Conspiracy         BUDAPEST, Hungary—“STOP SOROS!” The backlit, bright blue posters decorate nearly every tram and bus stop in Hungary’s capital city. Roughly translated, the signs warn that George Soros plans on letting millions of African and Middle-Eastern people into

Finance on your phone

I’m obsessed with budgeting. Call me stingy or excessive, but I can’t find anything that even remotely assembles peace of mind unless I’m constantly checking my bank account levels. I can’t remember when the phrase “always spend less than you make” started to haunt every

The free speech debate within Beloit College faculty

On Sept. 23, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was invited to speak at Georgetown University’s Law school, despite rampant protests from student activists. Scheduled to speak on  what he called a “recommitment to free speech on college campuses,” Sessions was met with backlash from the student

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

        Computers are quickly learning to think, and we may well be at the cusp of one of the most important technological watershed moments since the invention of the wheel. Artificial intelligence is a term that’s been thrown around since the genesis

Giving Gifts Without Breaking the Bank

Maybe you celebrate a holiday coming up. Maybe a loved one has a birthday soon. Maybe you’re just inspired by all the JCPenney commercials you’ve been seeing lately. Whatever the reason is, if you’re looking for gift ideas this time of year, we’re here to

Lunch Shaming

A disturbing new trend has begun to emerge in the news regarding school lunches. “Lunch Shaming” as it has been dubbed, is the practice of shaming or humiliating students as young as kindergarteners for not having enough lunch money in their accounts. From Texas to

Beloit Domestic Violence Survivor Center comes to campus

On Wednesday, November 1st, Beloit Domestic Violence Survivor Center (BDVSC) held an event in Java Joint that aimed to simulate the struggles that many survivors of domestic violence face when trying to access resources. Helena Rose’19 was one of the main forces in bringing BDVSC