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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Madison hosts interfaith climate solidarity rally

This article was originally published on Sept. 28, 2015. On Thursday, Sept. 24, around 50 people gathered at James Madison Park in Madison, Wis., to reflect on climate change as a moral issue in an interfaith call to action. The event, called “Light the Way:

Remember Flint?

It’s been over a year since a research team from Virginia Tech discovered elevated lead levels in the water supply of Flint, Mich. “The Flint Water Crisis” reached the national spotlight but stopped being treated as front-page news before the issue could actually be resolved.

Students voice concerns about trustee Diane Hendricks

Diane Hendricks: America’s richest self-made woman — according to Forbes in June — Vice Chair of the Trump Victory Committee and one of Trump’s economic advisers, as of mid-August. She is also a member of Beloit’s Board of Trustees. Forbes estimates that her net worth

Beloit to promote voting rights with Freedom March

The Office for Inclusive Living and Learning is hoping to bring Beloit College’s campus together with members of the greater Beloit community for a Freedom March on Saturday, Oct. 1 to commemorate the Voting Rights Marches of the Civil Rights Movement and encourage citizens to

MLB star José Fernández, 24, dies in boating accident

The Miami Marlins announced on Sunday that José Fernández, one of Major League Baseball’s premier starting pitchers, was killed in a boating accident near Miami Beach. A United States Coast Guard crew on patrol at 3:30 a.m. discovered a 32-foot boat overturned with two bodies

Review: ‘Sonderlust’ – Kishi Bassi

Singer/musician/violinist/keyboardist Kaoru Ishibashi, also known as Kishi Bashi, dropped his third album, Sonderlust, on Sept. 16, and the result is an incredibly cohesive album that shows clear growth and maturation from his previous work. His two earlier albums, 2012’s 151a and 2014’s Lighght, initially caught

Cooking made easy for college kids (with recipe!)

Hello Beloit! I am looking forward to writing a food/cooking/restaurant review column for The Round Table over the next few months. Cooking has always been near and dear to my heart, and this year I am lucky enough to be living in Performing Arts House

Review: ’22, A Million’ – Bon Iver

How far Justin Vernon has come from that snowy cabin in upstate Wisconsin. It still feels as though that “moody lumberjack-looking dude goes to make a heartfelt folk album in a cabin” narrative just cropped up the other day. But For Emma, Forever Ago is