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DK’s line encourages satirical response

Starting at approximately 5 o’clock this past Sunday, the ritual of great grief began once again. Students from all around campus started filing in, the inevitable of the experience weighing them down. Freshmen stood on the edges, dazed and confused. Upperclassmen drudged inward, already hopeless.

Presidential health not a new concern

For approaching four decades, it has been the norm for candidates running for the Oval Office to discuss and potentially release their medical information. Before 1980, presidents commonly hid significant medical issues from the American public; Franklin Delano Roosevelt hid his inability to walk and

A eulogy for Weezy’s career

The year was 2008, I was starting seventh grade and I decided that I liked rap music. Eminem’s “Just Lose It” was my first taste of the genre, inspiring me to jump on LimeWire and illegally download as much late 90s, early 2000s rap as

New professor Jean Franzino talks literature, identity

Moving to Beloit was a homecoming for Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jean Franzino. Before attending the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia, she grew up in the Midwest — Michigan and Indiana mostly. She then made the transition to D.C. and Virginia

First Year on the Street: Web Arnold

The Round Table: What is your favorite large water-dwelling mammal and why is it the manatee? Web Arnold: The orca. Nothing’s going to eat an orca, they just eat other things and hang out in pods. Badass animal. RT: What is the first thing you do if

Beloiters enjoy food and fun at 2016 Cheese Days

This past weekend, students flocked to the Green County Cheese Days festival, about an hour west of Beloit in Monroe, Wisconsin. The small town is known as the “Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S.,” and has hosted the festival every two years since 1914. This

Erotic Magazine allows for unique student outlet

This article was originally published on Sept. 14, 2015. In the 1940s, the Beloit College student humor magazine, Goldfish, ran an issue about a cover girl coming to campus, with the woman on the front cover wearing a loose top. The administration effectively banned the