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Sustainable city showcase: Malmö, Sweden

The city of Malmö has undergone a massive transformation over the past thirty years. Once a major industrial center, it has become one of the most environmentally friendly cities in Europe. The city’s Västra Hamnen district uses one hundred percent renewable energy, relying only  on

Students form political phone-banking group

After Donald Trump was elected president, a variety of student groups stepped up to respond with increased vigilant citizenry. Hoping to leverage social media networks, Sam Kindler’17 formed the Facebook group Beloit Political Phone Banking to provide a platform to organize collective action last semester.

Green Space: Environmental news roundup

Editor’s Note: Also written by Blair Henderson and Amelia Diehl. Global: According to U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, global temperatures were at a record high for the third straight year in 2016. Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University

Students push for disability advocacy

This article was originally published on Dec. 7, 2015. College presents unique challenges, often taking a strain on a person’s mental and physical health, and exacerbating existing conditions. This makes disability advocacy an urgent need for many students — though the College has not always

Beloit creates new Senior Associate Dean of Students position

The College’s administration has a new member of its team: Ryan Bouchard was hired at the beginning of this year to fill the new position of Senior Associate Dean of Students. Klawitter and President Scott Bierman created the new position in May after “priorities emerged”

What Trump’s presidency means for the climate

While the term “last chance” has been thrown around a lot in the past few years when it comes to climate change, it seems that this election cycle represented what really was the best window of a decent chance at fighting climate change. Climate scientists