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Emmanuel Baptist hosts third mass incarceration forum

This article was originally published on Sept. 21, 2015. On Saturday, Sept. 19, community members filed into the Emmanuel Baptist Church to hear a number of local leaders address mass incarceration at the forum “A Travesty in Wisconsin,” the third in a series of four

Panel offers insight into Islamic head covering

Amid rising tensions over worldwide multiculturalism and religious fundamentalism, Islamic head covering remains a complex and often misunderstood issue. Four professors offered their cultural, political and historical knowledge on the controversial topic at a panel called Burkini Blues in Richardson Auditorium the afternoon of Monday,

Beloit College dance team begins

In the spring of 2016, the new Beloit College Dance Team graced the campus with their talent. The founder and captain of the team, Jen Widmer, sought to provide a creative outlet where students were able to continue to hone their abilities, spread school spirit,

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

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

45th Annual Folk and Blues Festival rocks Beloit

The 45th annual Folk and Blues Festival has come and gone, and many of us are a red t-shirt richer for it. On Friday and Saturday night, Beloit’s students gathered to awkwardly bask in the glorious sounds of both Blues and Folk, and to grimace

Beloit community mourns loss of recent graduates

On Aug. 1, Abigail Bohstedt and Darrell Scott Jr — both ‘13 — were driving to a family reunion in Iowa when their vehicle was struck by a truck near Ottawa. Sadly, both recent Beloit graduates lost their lives in the six-vehicle crash. Abigail and

Could Beloit College divest from fossil fuels?

This article was originally published on Nov. 23, 2015. A shorter version appeared in the print edition. Since Swarthmore College started the first campus campaign to divest from fossil fuels in 2011, over 450 institutions around the world have committed to some level of fossil