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Special Interest Housing Deserves to be a Priority

The first time I stepped into the Feminist Collective was also the first time I felt at home on campus. I could feel the history of the students who had lived there, and the legacy that was now my responsibility. Something about the disheveled bookcases

Firefly Lane is a Warm Tale of Love and Friendship

*Content Warning: Mild Discussion of Sexual Assault I’ll be the first to admit, I almost didn’t watch Netflix’s newest drama Firefly Lane, starring Katherine Heigl (Tallulah “Tully” Hart) and Sarah Chalke (Kate Mularkey). At first glance it seemed just a little too wine momish, but

COVID Test Forms Ask Unnecessary Questions, Why?

Like those at most colleges and universities, Beloit College students have gotten quite accustomed to the COVID-19 nasal swab test. We do it so often here that it’s become routine to most of us. Filling out the pre-test form has become a part of that

Student Concern for Spring 2021 Schedule Change

At this point, we’ve all heard about Beloit’s proposed plan to push back the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester. As usual, students have reacted to the change with a variety of opinions, and many present very valid concerns.  First and foremost is the health

The Life and Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

According to Jewish tradition, a person who dies on Rosh Hashanah is considered a tzaddik, a person of great righteousness. That is who Ruth Bader Ginsburg was. She was a trailblazer, a force to be reckoned with, but most of all, she was someone who