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A Critique of Leftist Rhetoric: Part 2

There is a certain moral weight to COVID-19. As was seen most clearly in the presidential election of 2020, COVID, and specifically its vaccine, was completely politicized. I do not mean this in an abstract, personal anecdote-based sense, but as a distinct party line drawn

Illinois Will Lift Indoor Mask Mandate Within the Month

Note: The information in this article was obtained from an earlier story in the Beloit Daily News    Earlier this Week Gov. Pritzker announced plans to lift the Illinois Mask Mandate by Feb. 28, in light of declining hospitalizations. The change will not affect masking requirements

Impacts of Commons Dining Room Closing

Sitting down to eat at Commons is a huge part of the college experience here at Beloit. Building relationships, making new friends, and creating great memories at Commons are some of the best parts about this school. The pandemic has of course made that more

Covid Cases Declining in Rock County and Wisconsin

 Although the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to affect daily lives across the world, Rock County has shown some promise with positive cases down 71% over the last 14 days according to The New York Times COVID-19 data.     Throughout November and December, Rock County remained

Increase of Cigarette Sales Over the Last Year

During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been an increase in cigarette sales for the first time in two decades. According to The Federal Trade Commission’s annual cigarette report manufacturers sold 203.7 billion cigarettes last year. In comparison with 2019’s report, 202.9 billion cigarettes were sold,

Rise of Covid19 Cases Among Young People in Beloit

According to the latest figures stated by the Beloit Daily News, COVID-19 cases have been surging heavily among young children in Rock County. Data provided by the Rock County Public Health issues that there are 38 new cases identified among individuals from ages 4-13 and