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Rise in Homeschooling for Wisconsin

Children home-schooled in the state of Wisconsin saw its largest increase since 1984 compared to the 2020-21 school year suggesting that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our school systems. Home-schooled children only accounted for 2.2% of all students before the pandemic hit during the 2019-20

CDC Unveils New Mask Guidelines

For Americans who have been given the full COVID-19 vaccination, the new guidelines regarding face masks should come as great news. On Tues Apr. 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that for those who have received both vaccine doses, plus an

Idaho Passes Bill Banning Critical Race Theory

   Idaho has passed a bill to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) from public colleges and universities under the impression that it advocates that one race, gender, ethnicity or religion is supposedly better or more superior than another. In the bill, Idaho lawmakers have purported that

Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Resumes

As of Apr. 25, 2021, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended the resumption of distribution of the Johnson and Johnson Janssen Covid-19 Vaccine.     The CDC and FDA released a joint statement on Apr. 13, 2021 stating that they were reviewing the

Cultural Fest was so Fun, I Almost Peet my Pants

Friday night, Peet had their annual cultural festival. The night kicked off at 4:00 pm with free Peet tee shirts with a funky design on the back of a rat riding a skateboard while smoking a cig. They offered goodie bags with free snacks and

Holy Shot! Vaccines Available on Campus

Shots shots shots shots shots shots everybody! Vaccine rollouts have continued across the country and all states have updated vaccine eligibility to allow everyone over the age of sixteen to get vaccinated. In the United States, about twenty-seven percent of the population has been fully

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of All Charges

History was made in Minneapolis, MN on Apr. 20, 2021, when former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the murder of the innocent George Floyd. Nearly a year after Floyd’s murder, Chauvin was found guilty of all three charges. Chauvin was charged with

Sex In the Dark Event

  As the Health and Wellness Center begins to reclaim its status as a ‘programming powerhouse’ on campus, student programmer, Shruthi Chandrasekar’23, stepped forward to tackle an iconic Beloit College event — Sex In the Dark. On Fri. April 9, Chandrasekar revived the event, hosting a

Wisconsin Expands Vaccine Eligibility

   As of Mon. Apr. 5, 2021, the age range of those eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in the state of Wisconsin was broadened to those aged 16 and up. Previously, vaccinations were not set to be available to this age group until a month later,