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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Climate protest comes to Rockford

A shorter, incomplete version of this article appeared in the print edition. Video by Amelia Diehl/The Round Table A two-headed black snake slithered through the streets of Rockford, Ill. on Friday evening, carried on poles by members of the climate justice group Forest City 350.

Beloit community mourns loss of recent graduates

On Aug. 1, Abigail Bohstedt and Darrell Scott Jr — both ‘13 — were driving to a family reunion in Iowa when their vehicle was struck by a truck near Ottawa. Sadly, both recent Beloit graduates lost their lives in the six-vehicle crash. Abigail and

Gawker folds under weight of financial woes

A little over two months after blog Gawker was forced to declare bankruptcy, the website was forced to cease operations. Gawker Media’s six other property sites — Deadspin, Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku and Lifehacker — are able to continue under the control of Univision Communications

Mold spoils move-in for Haven, Wood residents

Move-in day at Beloit College is usually one of the most exciting times of the year for students. However, that was not the case for 130 some students who expected to move into their dorms for the 2016 fall semester, as college maintenance discovered a

SEAL proposal sparks controversy, opportunity

This article was originally published Nov. 16, 2015. The Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) Office has drafted a proposal for a new position, as well as changes to budget management, which would significantly impact the way student life operates at Beloit College. To be approved,

Women’s Center becomes Feminist Collective

This article was originally published on Oct. 26, 2015. The club formerly known as Women’s Center has changed its name to Feminist Collective, after more than a year of discussion. The shift was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at its 9 p.m. meeting, along with

Philosopher and pianist reflect on extinction

This article was originally published on Oct. 5, 2015. “Life begins like music,” Kathleen Dean Moore offered from the stage, pausing for Rachelle McCabe to join in with delicate piano. She continued, describing the ways ecosystems developed from “gelatinous themes,” and McCabe’s soft instrumental followed,

Asexuality panel highlights emergent field

This article was originally published on Nov. 16, 2015. On Thursday, Nov. 12, students, faculty and staff crowded around the table in the North Lounge of the World Affairs Center for the panel The event, sponsored by the English and Critical Identities Studies departments, featured