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Financial miscue leads to rejection of GLBT railroad

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has rejected Great Lakes Basin Transportation’s proposal to build a 261-mile railroad that would have cut through Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. The board announced its decision on Wednesday, claiming that the financial information provided by Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT)

Administrator targeted by right-wing blogs, threatening comments

Paul Dionne, the Inclusive Success Coordinator for Beloit College’s Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness, became the target of right-wing blogs and commentators following Dionne’s recent “Love Made Public” lecture. Websites such as The Daily Caller and Right Wing News publicized Dionne’s lecture, entitled “Working

LGBTQ+ activist Sam Brinton brings conversion therapy fight to Beloit

Sam Brinton is an MIT graduate, nuclear energy advisor for President Donald Trump and Congress, and an LGBTQ+ activist leading the battle against conversion therapy. On Thursday, March 16, Beloit College’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance hosted Sam Brinton (who prefers “they/them” pronouns) in Mayer Hall

Hillary Clinton prepares to ‘come out of the woods’

During a St. Patrick’s Day speech for the Society of Irish Women in Scranton, Pa., Hillary Clinton indicated that she intends to leave behind the low profile that she has adopted since the election. The former U.S. presidential candidate and secretary of state told the

White House confirms Trump tax records leaked to MSNBC

President Donald Trump reported $150 million in income and paid $38 million in taxes in 2005, a White House official said before a MSNBC news report on Trump’s tax returns. The announcement came shortly before a broadcast of “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Maddow tweeted that she had a