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String of thefts leave Beloit students uneasy

A plague of robberies has descended upon Beloit College recently, and several students have suffered as a result. Many types of items seem to have been targeted, although a singular person or group has yet to be identified as the culprit. While multiple dorms have

Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States

Donald J. Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States in a stunning upset fueled by disaffection and dissatisfaction among white working class voters. Running a campaign that was motivated by anger at the political, social and media establishment, Trump was able

Where do Beloit students vote?

Election Day is just hours away, and while millions have already cast their votes early across the country, the results of those votes won’t be known until the polls close on Tuesday. If you haven’t already gone to the polls or sent a ballot through

Rosa Clemente talks activism, election in Eaton Chapel lecture

Hip-hop activist, political organizer and leading scholar on Afro-Latinx identity Rosa Clemente imparted to Beloit students and community members the importance of education and activism in the face of systemic oppression during her speech on Friday, Nov. 4. Autumn Gant ‘19 heard Clemente speak this

FBI clears Clinton — again — in email probe

The FBI director, James Comey, informed Congress yesterday that his agency had found no evidence of wrongdoing in a recently discovered trove of emails from Hillary Clinton. “Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusion that we expressed in July with respect to

Renowned economist McCloskey visits Beloit as Upton Scholar

During the week of Monday, Oct. 31, Beloit College played host to its ninth annual Miller Upton Forum. 2016’s Miller Upton scholar was Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, the Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at University of Illinois-Chicago and is renowned as one of

Bundy clan acquitted in Oregon refuge takeover case

The armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife refuge in Oregon took place earlier this year. The occupation began on January 2 and ended February 11. It was led by Ammon Bundy who had previously participated in the 2014 Bundy standoff that took place on

As premiums rise, Obamacare is dealt another mighty blow

Premiums for mid-level health plans are set to rise by as much as 25 percent next year, while consumers in several states will find fewer insurance companies offering coverage, according to a report released by the Obama administration last Monday. The open enrollment period for