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Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Uber forced to deal with aggressive workplace culture

The popular ride sharing company Uber has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks, most recently for a string of concerns and accusations about the company’s workplace culture. Uber, which has been valued at nearly $70 billion and operates in more than 70 countries, promotes an

Diane Hendricks opens CareerTek, previews new YMCA

Diane Hendricks, the chairperson of ABC Supply and a trustee of Beloit College, was on hand Thursday to celebrate the opening of Hendricks CareerTek, a youth career development center aimed at assisting local children find the right career path with the help of local Beloit

Trustee Jorge Galante dies at 82

Beloit College trustee Dr. Jorge O. Galante, who was a revolutionary in the field of joint replacement, passed away on Thu, Feb. 9 at the age of 82. Dr. Galante had served on Beloit’s board of trustees since 1997, and had become a life trustee

Students, staff voice anger following controversial tenure denial

Update: This story has been updated to include comments from Provost Ann Davies, who was regrettably not asked for comment before the story went to print. Beloit College announced early last week that chemistry professor Kevin Braun’99 was denied tenure. He was the only professor