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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

Life as a DACA student at Beloit College

On Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA was an immigration policy that allowed undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors to receive protection from deportation and a work permit. With the ending of

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