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Former interim president Edward Hoerr’57 passes away

Edward “Ed” Hoerr’57, who served as interim president of Beloit College from 1990 to 1991 as well as on the school’s board of trustees between 1985 and 1998, passed away on Thursday, April 19, announced Beloit College President Scott Bierman to the campus community in

Rebecca Makkai delivers 2018 Mackey Chair Keynote Reading

On Friday, April 13, the Beloit English Department hosted the Keynote Reading of  Rebecca Makkai, this year’s Lois and Willard Mackey Chair. The Mackey Chair was established in the late 1980s by Willard Mackey and Lois Mackey in order to celebrate Lois’ memory and the

Frustration continues after hate crime

Beloit College students’ frustrations with the administration persist amidst the aftermath of the hate crime that was reported to the campus community two Mondays ago. Meanwhile, few substantial leads regarding the investigation into the racist graffiti have been made public as of Sunday, April 15.

Another hate act hits Beloit College

Another hate crime has hit Beloit College this past week, drawing frustration and anger from the campus community. Unfortunately, this act is perhaps nothing new for many students and faculty. Over the past few years, a series of hate crimes have occured at Beloit College.

Speaker invited by Young Americans for Freedom sparks controversy

The appearance of political philosopher Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr. at Beloit College on Friday, April 6, stirred controversy among Beloit students who object to Dr. Mansfield’s views regarding gender and sexuality. Mansfield, 86, is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard University,