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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

Latest #GetWoke panel covers importance of voting

On Monday, Oct. 24, the Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness (OADI) hosted Beloit College’s second #GetWoke panel of the semester. The session took place in the Richardson Auditorium at 7 p.m. and tackled the complicated nature of voting, particularly the controversial circumstances accompanying the

Student demands ignite campus debate

Outside the Office of Residential Life and Student Engagement and Leadership, a group of students waited for doors to be opened the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 5. A few minutes after 8 a.m., Office Coordinator Elise Bottensek opened the doors, muttering “good morning.” The group