The class of 1895

Fridays with Fred: Beloit College becomes coeducational

In honor of International Women’s History Month, Fred explores the history of Beloit becoming coeducational.

During the 1950s and 1960s, the Gold printed an annual “Who’s Who,” a dressed-for-success lineup of Beloit College’s “outstanding leaders,” chosen by the Student-Administration Committee. In reaction, the Round Table staff picked a “Who Ain’t,” compiled of students left in the dust as undesirable.

Fridays With Fred: Forget “Who’s Who,” learn more about Beloit’s “Who Ain’t”

This week, we dive into The RoundTable 1950s and 1960s tradition of “Who Ain’t.”

Kallie processes new Featured Books Collection with her dog, Emmerson.

New at LITS for Spring 2021

We’ve made some changes to the library for Spring 2021. Here’s what’s new.

Eddie May in his football uniform

Fridays With Fred: Eddie May’42, one of Beloit College’s finest athletes

College Archivist Emeritus Fred Burwell’86 has generously agreed to restart his ever-popular “Fridays With Fred” posts in honor of Beloit’s 175th anniversary. Every week this spring, Fred will unearth photos and stories about Beloit and share them here. His first new post is on Eddie May, class of 1942.

Layna Thompson, Junior, Environmental Studies Program

Books For Beloiters: A Curated Reading List by Layna Thompson

Layna Thompson ’22 is an avid reader who has created this list of must reads with her fellow Beloiters in mind.

Laptops can always find a study spot and a large monitor in the library.

New at LITS for Fall 2020

We’ve made some changes to the library for Fall 2020. Here’s what’s new.

Old beige dial phone

Phone home and everywhere else

As August draws to a close, a telephonic transformation is taking place across the campus.

A commencement ceremony in the Marvin Field House, circa 1950.

Fridays With Fred: Commencement Throughout The Years

Take a look back at Commencement over the years, with excerpts from past speeches.

Cover of the 60th Anniversary issue of The Round Table from 1907.

Fridays With Fred: The Round Table

Old editions of the Round Table, Beloit College’s newspaper, offer an interesting look into past Beloit culture.

A close up on Edward Strong Merrill as he wins his race at the I.C.A.A. Track Meet in Chicago circa 1901.

Fridays with Fred: Best All-Around Athlete in the West

Athletics, 1900’s style.