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GLBT rail line continues to spark controversy

After receiving backlash regarding its first proposal, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) has submitted an alternative route for its rail line to the Surface Transportation Board. The new line GLBT hopes to implement will run from LaPorte, Ind., to Milton, Wis., and is intended

The curious case of Evan McMullin

As of this writing, Hillary Clinton has a substantial lead in nearly every single election predictor. After a torrent of scandals and abhorrent behavior from her opponent, Donald Trump, Clinton seems poised to run away with the election. However, one candidate has the potential to

Students voice concerns about trustee Diane Hendricks

Diane Hendricks: America’s richest self-made woman — according to Forbes in June — Vice Chair of the Trump Victory Committee and one of Trump’s economic advisers, as of mid-August. She is also a member of Beloit’s Board of Trustees. Forbes estimates that her net worth

Beloit to promote voting rights with Freedom March

The Office for Inclusive Living and Learning is hoping to bring Beloit College’s campus together with members of the greater Beloit community for a Freedom March on Saturday, Oct. 1 to commemorate the Voting Rights Marches of the Civil Rights Movement and encourage citizens to

MLB star José Fernández, 24, dies in boating accident

The Miami Marlins announced on Sunday that José Fernández, one of Major League Baseball’s premier starting pitchers, was killed in a boating accident near Miami Beach. A United States Coast Guard crew on patrol at 3:30 a.m. discovered a 32-foot boat overturned with two bodies

Explosion in New York City leaves 29 injured

A powerful explosion rippled through the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people. So far, no major terrorist organizations have claimed responsibility for the blast. Authorities were going through surveillance footage, speaking with witnesses and examining components of