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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

Report of Election Results

America breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday following the final results of the 2020 Presidential election. After four days of endlessly refreshing feed, watching the news, anxious conversations, counting ballots, and fearfully awaiting the country’s fate for the next four years, the result was

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

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 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

Early Voting

As the final Presidential debate aired this past Thursday, we now are nearing the election. If you are not going to sign up for an absentee ballot and prefer to vote in-person, early voting started up this past week and will continue into this week.

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

Hendricks Resigns from Board of Trustees

On September 28th, 2020, Beloit billionaire Diane Hendricks, as well as three others, resigned from the Beloit College board of trustees. When the statement of resignation was given, no reason for the decision was provided. Even two weeks later, the students of Beloit College are

Trump’s COVID Progress

On October 1st, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he and his wife, Melania had tested positive for COVID-19, saying, “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” The