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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

Accessibility issues rampant at Beloit

Campus accessibility conversations typically follow similar patterns: we talk about the WAC lacking a ramp, Pearson’s (unfortunately where Disability Services is located) being hard to enter in the winter, or how most dorms lack elevators. These are glaring problems that I’m sure discourage qualified potential

Beloit alum and author Anna Noyes hosts book reading

Cool as fuck.   That was my initial, non-journalistic impression of author Anna Noyes’10 and her Oct. 26 reading from her recently published short story collection, Goodnight Beautiful Women. In the interest of a more appropriate analysis of her presentation and reading at the WAC

Visiting Ballez teacher Katy Pyle challenges conventionality

Ballet is often associated with delicate fantasies of princes and princesses, not BDSM butch lesbians. Katy Pyle defies these conventions with Ballez, a performance company and community she founded in 2011. Pyle, a lesbian multimedia performance artist, gave a talk called “On Queerness and Performance,”

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

Recycling competition has global implications

This article was originally published in print on Oct. 5, 2015. For the past three weeks, students have spent their Sunday evenings rooting through the trash and recycling bins of residential buildings for the third annual recycling competition. The competition, initiated by the Office of

Students voice concerns about trustee Diane Hendricks

Diane Hendricks: America’s richest self-made woman — according to Forbes in June — Vice Chair of the Trump Victory Committee and one of Trump’s economic advisers, as of mid-August. She is also a member of Beloit’s Board of Trustees. Forbes estimates that her net worth