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Abby Bender’21

Being Back on Campus Feels Right

Abby Bender’s (Class of 2021) senior year certainly isn’t what she expected, but being back on campus feels right. “It is a weird experience having my senior year during a pandemic. I am fortunate to be able to live in an apartment with my friend to keep me sane, but I love seeing my friends in passing or having lunch with people. Even being at work feels so refreshing. I’m glad Beloit is being safe so I can be here for my final year.” Read more about Abby’s Beloit experience.

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Neighberhood haunts

International Friday: All Hallows Eve

What do Halloween, All Hallows Eve, All Soul’s Day, All Saint’s Day, and the Day of the Dead look like? We asked Beloit College students, faculty and staff.

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Phil Chen

Professor Phil Chen explains why Wisconsin is a key state in the 2020 Election

Wisconsin is a key state in deciding the 2020 Presidential Election after it flipflopped from blue to red in the 2016 election.

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Salma Mohammad Ali ’21

Salma Mohammad Ali’21 interns remotely at Filene Research Institute

Salma Mohammad Ali’21 highlights Filene internship

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Duffy student Uzma Sayed

Observing Help and Hope During a Pandemic

When field experiences ended suddenly, students continued to learn from the world around them, wherever they were, by observing social reactions to COVID-19.

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pressed clovers

International Friday: Good Luck Charms and Symbols

Objects and practices that are believed to bring good luck are common to all cultures. Which bring Beloiters good luck? See examples here.

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Beloit’s bike share program, run by students, features a fleet of free bikes students can check out from the front desk of the Powerhouse.

Gear Shack Launches New Student-Run Bike Share Initiative

The Gear Shack, which loans outdoor equipment from Beloit’s Powerhouse student union and recreation center, launched a new bike share program in October in conjunction with student leaders.

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Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous People’s Day and CMSAI

We talked recently to Nana Heaton about her role in Beloit Campus Mounds Sustainability and Advocacy Initiative, the group’s history, and what Indigenous People’s Day means and why it’s so important for us to celebrate it.

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Beloit College Anthropology Professor Shannon Fie helps answer a question asked by Beloit College student Brock Bidwell during Fie’s physical assessment assignment activity aimed at raising awareness of the indigenous burial mounds on the Beloit Colleg campus

Beloit Anthropology faculty and students raise awareness about the campus burial mounds

Associate Professor of Anthropology Dr. Shannon Fie guides students through lessons about the campus burial mounds using innovative and culturally respectful approaches. 

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History Professor Kate Johnston is teaching a special history course for the first time this fall that considers health and healing in a historical context. She is shown teaching a class in 2019.

What sickness, health, and medicine from the past can teach us now

Thinking about the current pandemic inspired Assistant Professor of History Kate Johnston to develop a new course that examines health and healing in America’s early history.

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Beloit Student wears B mask.

Beloit College to offer on-campus COVID testing

Beloit College is partnering with Abbott Laboratories in Chicago to provide weekly on-campus COVID-19 testing for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

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