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Beloit College’s Powerhouse Project receives WAFX prize

Beloit College’s Powerhouse Project has been awarded a WAFX Prize from the World Architectural Festival. Founded in 2017, the WAFX Prize “recognizes future projects that identify key ecological and societal challenges that architects are actively seeking to address over the next ten years,” according to

Evers and Baldwin hold rally in Beloit

The morning before a generally successful round of midterm elections for Wisconsin Democrats, a number of Democratic candidates for the state, including newly re-elected Senator Tammy Baldwin and Governor-elect Tony Evers, visited the Beloit College campus for a brief campaign rally. Evers was brought to

Beloit Urban Garden prepares for winter

On Halloween afternoon, during Advising Practicum Day for the Fall 2018 semester, volunteers and student workers gathered for “Electric Bugaloo Part 3” – an annual event to prepare the Beloit Urban Garden for the approaching winter. Putting BUG to bed for the season meant turning

Bush AG John Ashcroft visits Beloit amid protests

Moore Lounge was packed on Wednesday, Nov. 7 for John Ashcroft’s visit to Beloit College. Several students were forced to sit on the ground or stand against the wall throughout the event. This was despite protests from various students on campus, notably the organization Students

RA’s unite for Halloween festivities

On Halloween night, groups of Residential Assistants held a Fall Crawl for their residents from 6:00- 8:00 pm, providing students with trick-or-treating, DIY crafts, and social hours as a way to spread spooky cheer. Seven events were held in total with the three RA complexes

Beloit clubs combine to celebrate women of color

From the week of Oct. 22 through Oct. 26 Beloit special interest clubs Afro-Caribbean Club, Voces, Black Students United (BSU) and Feminist Collective (FemCo) came together to celebrate women of color in a series of meetings and events. Voces, Afro-Caribbean Club, BSU and FemCo all

Miller Upton scholar Dani Rodrik delivers forum’s keynote address

During the week of Oct. 22, Beloit College played host to its eleventh annual Miller Upton Forum. Beloit’s 2018 Upton Scholar-in-Residence was Turkish economist Dr. Dani Rodrik, the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Rodrik

Eyes on Fat Bear Week

There is only a couple of days left to participate in the third annual Fat Bear Week. The weeklong tournament began in 2015 in hopes of spreading awareness about the park’s wildlife and is hosted by the National Park Service. It is a tournament that