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House Hunters: Rush Season Edition

The concept of Greek life has a lot of stereotypes. TV and movies provide us with images of frat boys chugging beer on their front lawn and sorority girls flipping their blonde hair over perfectly tanned shoulders. But Beloit comes with its own Greek culture,

Charlottesville panel tackles white supremacy

This past week members of the Political Science and International Relations departments came together to analyze what happened at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and why it happened. Professors John McMahon, Phil Chen, Beth Dougherty and John Rapp discussed the various reasons white

Co-op profiles: Vegan Co-op

This article was originally published on Feb. 23, 2015. Vegan Co-op was formed in fall 2011 by Rachel McCarty’14, previously a member of Big Spoon Dining Co-op. Her friend Clara Baker’13, co-founder of Big Spoon, encouraged her to form her own co-op, as McCarty was vegan.

Lama Rod Owens brings ‘Fierce Love’ to Beloit College

Visiting black queer Buddhist scholar Lama Rod Owens gave a stirring and personal keynote lecture around the theme of “Fierce Love” about his work in liberation theology, healing through trauma and the power of love. Speaking with a grounded presence from an armchair on the

Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA

Scott Pruitt was confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17 in a Senate vote of 52-46. The decision to appoint the former Attorney General of Oklahoma has sparked controversy among government officials and environmental groups who note his history of

Senior on the Street: CJ Clark

The Round Table checks back in with senior CJ Clark, a few months ahead of their graduation. The Round Table: What is the best dessert you’ve had at commons? CJ Clark: Hot damn, that’s a hard one. Way back in the day they had this

Students create social movements working group

It’s a Tuesday night a few minutes before 9:30 p.m. and Bradley Rydholm’17 and Sarah Tweedale are waiting outside the door of a house a block off campus on Chapin Street, books tucked under their arms. After a knock, Kendra Schiffman opens the door, and