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Three Places Around Beloit to Soak up the Sun

Though the Midwest would like you to believe otherwise, it has officially been spring for almost a month. The dozen giant snowmen scattered around campus don’t reflect this fact, but warmer temperatures are on their way regardless and it is time to prepare for that

Unexpected Things Found in Peet

Long considered the “stoner dorm” of Beloit campus, Peet holds a special place at Beloit. No other dorm has its own festival, its own reputation, and its own history the way Peet does. The rich culture of Peet has fostered an interesting environment, filled with

5 Ways for Busy Students to Stay on Top of Work

Spring semester means new beginnings. The snow is starting to melt, the belligerent squirrels are hunting for the acorns they hid, and students are finding their way to new classes and new schedules. Adjusting to a new timeline is never easy, but as an organizational

The Meaning of C-Haus

The paintings: beer bottles, egg plants, a Tralfamadorian from Kurt Vonnegut novels. The objects: a stage, a bar, a drum set, an organ. A pool table sits in the middle of the room beneath a hanging stained glass lamp, the kind you might see in

Sig Haunted House Review

“Sigma Chi’s Haunted Hospital”, printed in a red, spooky font was plastered around campus and took over Instagram and Snapchat stories. This past Saturday night, Sigma Chi put on a haunted house with a hospital theme, which according to their poster, has “insane prisoners, evil

Courses For Next Year

If you have found yourself poring over the Beloit Portal, scrolling through page after page of classes, thinking to yourself “What am I going to take?”, then you are not alone. Course registration is stressful in many ways, and requires a lot of brainpower. You

What is a Conservatorship

No one saw the abuse. Not until Britney Spears addressed the Los Angeles Superior Courts in July of 2019.  In 2008, international pop-star Britney Spears was placed under the legal conservatorship, or guardianship, of her father, James “Jamie” Spears. She was still going on world

C-Haus Can Be More Than Just a Bar

C-Haus. The campus bar. Closed for Covid, never to be open again. Why? Especially when the Powerhouse is fully functioning, and people are crammed in at lunch and breakfast, not wearing masks because they are eating. Rush events were allowed to happen, along with parties

What’s up With the Vending Machines?

We have all seen the new vending machines around campus. They are big, luxurious, sleek. They have wide, glass doors so curious students peeking in can look at all the goodies inside. Now accepting Flex Dollars, these vending machines have the potential to be a