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Hendricks company adds property in Janesville amidst flurry of headlines

Hendricks Commercial Properties, one of several companies owned by Beloit College trustee and billionaire Diane Hendricks, recently completed a $26.5 million purchase of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties. The acquisition comes amidst a busy couple of weeks for the company, whose projects have made

Former Beloit student convicted in hate crime hoax

A year and a half after the initial arrest, a sentencing has been made to resolve the hate crime hoax incident that struck Beloit College in spring 2017. Former Beloit College student Michael Tyler Kee was found guilty of disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor,

New employment and leisure opportunities for downtown Beloit

Over the past several months, downtown Beloit has opened several news businesses and establishments. These new restaurant locations have provided employment opportunities for locals in the Beloit area, including Beloit College students. The plans put in place by the Hendricks Corporation for the continued revitalization

Ousley Keynote speaker Wilson discusses effigy mounds on campus

This year’s Ousley Keynote speaker, Tabias Olajuawon Wilson, spoke at Moore Lounge in Pearsons Hall on Friday, Sept. 15. Wilson’s lecture focused on race and sexuality in the United States, particularly about their experience as a BlaQueer person, and how racial and sexual minorities can

Prominent administrators Davies, Klawitter leave Beloit

Beloit College’s Spring 2018 semester became the final term for two prominent members of the school’s administration following largely unanticipated announcements. On May 15, the final day of the Spring semester for students, President Scott Bierman announced in an email to the campus community that

‘Beloit Forward’ plan hopes to tackle college’s deficit

In response to its ongoing financial issues, Beloit College has announced the initiation of its “Beloit Forward” plan. Officially revealed on Thursday, Aug. 23, the plan is described as a “collaborative effort” that focuses on “confronting an array of complex challenges that threaten the financial

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