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Chuck Berry, rock n’ roll legend, dies at 90

Chuck Berry, long considered to be the true king of rock n’ roll thanks to his unforgettable guitar riffs and brash attitude, died on Saturday. He was 90. According to the St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri, Berry died in his home near Wentzville,

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

A eulogy for my beloved dog

This past Tuesday, my family was forced to make the decision that so many pet owners dread. It was time to say goodbye to our dog, a 13-year-old beagle named Grace. This ball of joy came into our lives on Christmas Day in 2003. Coming

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