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Administrator targeted by right-wing blogs, threatening comments

Paul Dionne, the Inclusive Success Coordinator for Beloit College’s Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness, became the target of right-wing blogs and commentators following Dionne’s recent “Love Made Public” lecture. Websites such as The Daily Caller and Right Wing News publicized Dionne’s lecture, entitled “Working

Hidden microphones betray community trust

The hate emails are coming in, folks; the blogs rippling with distortion and invective.  And for your reading pleasure, don’t forget to check out the comments sections, where you’ll find the straight up personal attacks and veiled threats.  I’ve often lamented the stupid cruelty that

Minor league baseball president visits Beloit Snappers

On Tuesday, Mar. 14, Minor League Baseball president Pat O’Conner visited Beloit to discuss the future of the Snappers and baseball in the city. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” while acknowledging the Snappers’ urgency for a new stadium in order to keep

Diane Hendricks opens CareerTek, previews new YMCA

Diane Hendricks, the chairperson of ABC Supply and a trustee of Beloit College, was on hand Thursday to celebrate the opening of Hendricks CareerTek, a youth career development center aimed at assisting local children find the right career path with the help of local Beloit

Trustee Jorge Galante dies at 82

Beloit College trustee Dr. Jorge O. Galante, who was a revolutionary in the field of joint replacement, passed away on Thu, Feb. 9 at the age of 82. Dr. Galante had served on Beloit’s board of trustees since 1997, and had become a life trustee