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Powerhouse Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

On Friday, February 19, the Beloit College Powerhouse celebrated its first anniversary celebration. Although the student union and recreation center originally opened on February 6, 2020, students had not returned to campus yet, so Feb. 19 was the fill-in date.     The celebration was hosted for

Active Shooter Scare Near Campus

All hearts on campus stopped on the evening of Thursday, February 18th, 2021. Students sheltered in place, took cover, and prepared to fight back if hiding was not an option. A blanket of fear swaddled campus as Beloit College security shot out emails and texts,

Students Return to Campus for Second Semester

After an unusually lengthy winter break, students are ecstatic to finally be back on campus! Due to the ongoing global pandemic, Beloit College altered its calendar, meaning that winter break lasted from early December until mid-February, which meant that students were away from campus much

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