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It’s Friday, February 3. 

Happy birthday, Beloiters! Beloit College was chartered on Feb. 2, 1846. That’s a lot of candles on the birthday cake.

  • <article class="beloiters-story"> <div class="beloiters-story_img"> <span class="lw_item_thumb"> <a href="/live/news/4961-beloit-college-honors-black-history-month-feb-1-28"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,0,295,295/10684_black-history-month-square.rev.1675095043.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,0,295,295/10684_black-history-month-square.rev.1675095043.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,0,295,295/10684_black-history-month-square.rev.1675095043.jpg" alt="" width="270" height="270" data-max-w="295" data-max-h="295" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </span> </div> <div class="beloiters-story_text"> <span class="beloiters-story_eyebrow">BELOIT EVENTS</span> <h2 class="beloiters-story_headline"> <a href="/live/news/4961-beloit-college-honors-black-history-month-feb-1-28">Beloit College honors Black History Month Feb. 1-28</a> </h2> <div class="beloiters-story_summary"> <p dir="ltr"> We honor Black History Month this February with “A Service to Black Culture” theme of speakers, activities, and events. </p> </div> </div> </article>
  • <article class="beloiters-story"> <div class="beloiters-story_img"> <span class="lw_item_thumb"> <a href="/live/news/4926-get-a-peek-into-lynda-barrys-creative-mind-at"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg" alt="Lynda Barry" width="270" height="270" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/108/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/0,550,2133,2681/10633_Lynda_Barry_-_portrait_outdoors_-_Photo_credit_Blake_Brown_Oregon_State_University.rev.1673630114.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2133" data-max-h="2131" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </span> </div> <div class="beloiters-story_text"> <span class="beloiters-story_eyebrow">MACKEY CHAIR</span> <h2 class="beloiters-story_headline"> <a href="/live/news/4926-get-a-peek-into-lynda-barrys-creative-mind-at">Get a peek into Lynda Barry’s creative mind at February events</a> </h2> <div class="beloiters-story_summary"> <div> Mackey Chair Lynda Barry, the internationally acclaimed cartoonist, graphic novelist and 2019 MacArthur “Genius” fellow, is set for Feb. 9 and Feb. 16 campus events.</div> </div> </div> </article>
  • <article class="beloiters-story"> <div class="beloiters-story_img"> <span class="lw_item_thumb"> <a href="/live/news/4957-chelonia-dance-returns-with-exhilarating"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg" alt="" width="270" height="270" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/270/height/270/crop/1/src_region/633,0,2764,2133/10672_IMG_5567_copy_1.rev.1674678966.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2131" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </span> </div> <div class="beloiters-story_text"> <span class="beloiters-story_eyebrow">PERFORMING ARTS</span> <h2 class="beloiters-story_headline"> <a href="/live/news/4957-chelonia-dance-returns-with-exhilarating">Chelonia dance returns with exhilarating performances</a> </h2> <div class="beloiters-story_summary"> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Chelonia 2023 performances feature work by guest choreographer</span> <a href="https://www.alysiaramos.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Alysia Ramos</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, performed by Beloit students. P</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">erformances are 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9-11 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Neese Theatre</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">. Order tickets online</span> <a href="https://connect.beloit.edu/theatre1/chelonia-2023"><span style="font-weight: 400;">here.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </article>
  • <section class="beloiters-widget"><h2 class="beloiters-widget_title full"> Featured Photo </h2><div class="beloiters-photo"><picture class="lw_image lw_image10685"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.jpg" alt="Beloit women's basketball team outscored Lawrence 39-24 after halftime at the Jan. 25 game, en route to a 69-53 win at Lawrence University." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/10685_Boyance.rev.1675096525.jpg 2x" data-max-w="1079" data-max-h="1080" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="beloiters-photo_caption"> Beloit women’s basketball team outscored Lawrence 39-24 after halftime at the Jan. 25 game, en route to a 69-53 win at Lawrence University. </div></div></section>

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  • Chelonia ticket lottery

    The dance program is giving away free tickets to Chelonia Dance Concert for students, staff, and faculty. Enter the lottery here. All entries must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Winners will be notified via email by 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

  • Join us in welcoming four new faculty members

    • Sabauon (Saba) Nasseri, history
    • Gwen Kelly, anthropology
    • Ariana Vaeth, art
    • Tammie King-Johnson, sociology

  • Daily staff challenge 2023

    The Staff Wellness Committee has a semester full of exciting events to stay healthy and build community.  From Jan. 23 - Feb. 6, watch for a daily email from head cross country and assistant track coach Ellie Waddle for challenges to get moving.

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  • SPIEL Thursday weekly study night

    Hey buddy, do you want to study? Bring your books and your favorite study snacks! SPIEL is running a weekly Thursday study night from 6-8 p.m. in the Pearsons main dining room (that’s the space with all the vending machines). Feel free to drop by, bring your friends, and power through some homework.

  • Class of 2023 officers

    Congratulations to the Class of 2023 senior officers:
    Moon West’23, communications officer
    Brendan Chambers’23, class gift officer
    Jada Daniel’23, baccalaureate officer
    Gaia Braman-Wanek’23, commencement officer
    Devin Pittman’23, class party officer

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Hello Alumni

This page may be more for our Beloiters currently on-campus, but know we are always thinking of you too. Hopefully everything you see here is bringing back fond memories of your own time on campus.

If you’re interested in coming back to campus, look for our upcoming alumni events or opportunities to volunteer.

  • <section class="beloiters-widget"><h4 class="beloiters-widget_title">Featured Photo</h4><div class="beloiters-photo"><picture class="lw_image lw_image9859"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.jpg" alt="Many alumni fondly remember the Beloit Plan and its required Field Term that sent students off campus and around the world. This Beloit g..." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9859_Study_Abroad_-_Machu_Picchu_-_1970s.rev.1657315808.jpg 2x" data-max-w="1025" data-max-h="1025" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="beloiters-photo_caption">Many alumni fondly remember <a href="/live/news/2704-the-beloit-plan-a-unique-experiment">the Beloit Plan and its required Field Term</a> that sent students off campus and around the world. This Beloit group is at the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, circa 1970s.</div></div></section>
  • <section class="beloiters-widget"><h4 class="beloiters-widget_title">Featured Photo</h4><div class="beloiters-photo"><picture class="lw_image lw_image9858"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.jpg" alt="Homecoming has always been a beloved tradition at Beloit. In addition to the parades and events, students would make house decorations we..." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9858_Homecoming_1968_decorations_2.rev.1657315637.jpg 2x" data-max-w="997" data-max-h="996" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="beloiters-photo_caption"><a href="/alumni/events/beloiter-days/">Homecoming</a> has always been a beloved tradition at Beloit. <a href="/live/news/3238-homecoming-time-capsule">In addition to the parades and events</a>, students would make house decorations were commonly placed in front of fraternities and sororities and vied to win contests.</div></div></section>
  • <section class="beloiters-widget"><h4 class="beloiters-widget_title">Featured Photo</h4><div class="beloiters-photo"><picture class="lw_image lw_image9857"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg" alt="Dr. Woodard, or 'The Chief,' as he was fondly known, was truly inspirational to his students. He exhibited enthusiasm, integrit..." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9857_Geology_-_Hank_Woodard.rev.1657315893.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2567" data-max-h="2568" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="beloiters-photo_caption">“Dr. Woodard, or ‘The Chief,’ as he was fondly known, was truly inspirational to his students. He exhibited enthusiasm, integrity, a deep knowledge of his subject, and a rare combination of caring for students while maintaining respect and admiration.” – <a href="/live/news/3678-who-made-beloit-special">Bruce Bartleson’56</a></div></div></section>
  • <section class="beloiters-widget"><h4 class="beloiters-widget_title">Featured Photo</h4><div class="beloiters-photo"><picture class="lw_image lw_image9495"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg" alt="The Basic Elmos' experiments with rocket sleds in Chapin Hall were inspired by a physics class. Seated is Len Pagliaro'76, with Phil Eric..." width="380" height="380" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/155/width/380/height/380/9495_Phil_Erickson_Len_Pagliaro_seated_and_Andy_Persily_-_The_Rocket_Sled_Experiments_1973_-_3_of_4_b.rev.1650645975.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1432" data-max-h="1432" loading="lazy"/> </picture> <div class="beloiters-photo_caption"><a href="/live/news/1061-the-silly-but-mostly-true-story-of-the-basic-elmos">The Basic Elmos’</a> experiments with rocket sleds in Chapin Hall were inspired by a physics class. Seated is Len Pagliaro’76, with Phil Erickson’76 and Andy Persily’76 at right.</div></div></section>

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