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Governor Evers’ Stay-At-Home Order For Wisconsin

With Wisconsin coronavirus cases still on the rise, Governor Tony Evers (D) has taken action, urging all Wisconsinites to stay in with his newest Stay-At-Home order. This order marks the second of its kind since the pandemic began in mid-March. In March, Evers instituted a

Campus Safety In a Toxic Political Climate

By this point, the hate act on the Powerhouse bridge and the forced removal of the Black Lives Matter banners are old headlines here at Beloit. However, they still linger in the minds of many students — particularly Black students. The election updates have done

What To Watch While Stuck In Your Room

The Middle  For those that enjoy sitting down after a long day and turning on a nice, wholesome family sitcom, The Middle will be your new obsession. Throughout nine seasons worth of half-hour episodes, you will follow the lives of the Hecks, an average American

Wisconsin Mail-In Ballot Extension Blocked By Supreme Court

On Monday, October 26th, the Supreme Court ruled that Wisconsin mail-in ballots that were received beyond Election Day (Tuesday, November 3rd) would not be counted. This ruling dictates that even ballots that have been postmarked prior to November 3rd will lack heft in this year’s

What to Watch While Stuck In Your Room

For those who love Halloween, it can be a bummer when it is over. These TV and film selections will help you brave through your post-Halloween depression. Who says that Halloween has to end after October 31st? You can watch these suggestions year-round, if you’re

What to Know About Apple’s Newest iPhone

The iPhone 12 is here! Apple’s most recent iPhone became available in stores on October 23rd. However, while the standard iPhone 12 is available, those who wish to get their hands on the iPhone Pro, the Pro Max, or the iPhone 12 Mini will need

What to Watch While Stuck in Your Room

Good Times This series is “DYN-O-MITE!” as its famous character, JJ Evans would proclaim. Written by screenwriter, Eric Monte, Good Times premiered on CBS in 1974. Good Times centers on the Evans family, an African-American family residing in the Cabrini Green housing projects of Chicago,

What To Watch While Stuck In Your Room

In light of recent events regarding the forced removal of the Black Lives Matter banners from the Powerhouse bridge, and the hate crime on campus, I decided that I wanted to recommend television programs and a film that focus on the issues that Black people

The Reality of Intersectionality

“When there’s no name for a problem, you can’t see a problem, and when you can’t see a problem, you pretty much can’t solve it.” These are the words of Kimberlé Crenshaw, the civil rights advocate who first coined the term “intersectionality.” Crenshaw noticed that

Hate Crime on the Powerhouse Bridge

When the city of Beloit ordered for the removal of Beloit College’s Black Lives Matter banners from the Powerhouse Bridge, students were irate. The city claims that the expression ‘Black Lives Matter’ is political, and that political banners are not permitted to hang from the