The college will test its emergency alert system on Wednesday (Sept. 2) at 12:30 p.m. As a part of the test, all faculty, staff, and students should receive an email, phone call, and text message at or around the common hour.
Heritage Q and A - 1992
Heritage Q and A was a historical column researched and written by "Mr. Beloit" Laurence A. Raymer, Beloit College class of 1934, and long-time editor of the Beloit Daily News. His column ran in the BDN from 1986 - 1992. This web page includes a list of questions used in the column. The Beloit Archives holds a complete collection of his columns, available for research.
January 2, 1992
Q1: Reminiscing about the oldtime South Beloit Businessmen's Club and the Thanksgiving time "Feather Parties." Remember them?
January 8, 1992
Q1: Do you get discouraged by the television programs on T.V nowadays? Remember when there was music, contests, and special programs for kids?
January 17, 1992
Q1: Are you aware that the Beloit area has made a substantial contribution to United States Olympic teams?
January 20, 1992
Q1: Wayne Showers is researching other communities named Beloit with a book in mind. There was a column a few years ago on Beloit, Kansas with the help of Beloit historian Stu Klinger. Stu writes about other Beloits.
January 23, 1992
Q1: Beloit's Marge VanGalder, author and former business associate, writes that her book 'Taming the Blue' has been well received. Have you read it?
January 30, 1992
Q1: Do you know that Beloit once laid claim to the title of ski jumping capital of he world?