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Category Archives: Op-Ed

The Best and Shitty Beers

As a college student, sometimes we can’t afford to spend too much money on certain things, you may reach for the generic coffee when you’re at Walmart, you may go to Taco Bell for the $5 box, the list goes on and on. As a

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

Joe Biden: Problem or Problem Solver?

Well, how can you not think he is racist? Since November 4th, people all over our great nation rejoiced when Joe Biden was elected as the President of the United States. They were happy Trump was out! Those people were happy that they voted out

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

Trump Supporters Around the BSU House

 In the past couple of weeks the residents living in the BSU house have been scared for their lives. Why may you ask? Well this is because Trump supporters from around Beloit felt it was appropriate to come on campus and parade around the BSU

The Importance of Unity During Election Night

Election day now looms over our shoulders as we watch the most important presidential election of our lives. The United States of America will surely crack under the pressure of divided opinions. The night will be dark as black mothers cry out for rights for

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

To be human during a crisis

“Once you know what it means to be human, you can never finally turn your back, your body won’t let you. Bearing witness to both the beauty and the pain of our world is a task I want to be part of. By bearing witness,