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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Legal marijuana could gain traction this election season

This volatile election cycle has featured numerous clashes, barbs and jabs that have made even the heartiest followers of politics grow a bit weary. But for one topic in particular, the upcoming vote could ring in a new wave of success: marijuana. Voters in Arizona,

Hey Tom, it’s time to talk about Trump

In September 2015, several eagle-eyed sports reporters noticed a curious new addition to star New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s locker — a “Make America Great Again” hat. Since then, Brady’s relationship with presidential candidate Donald Trump has come up repeatedly — and Tom isn’t

Who the Buc are you?: Sammi Kinard talks tennis

The Round Table sat down with Sammi Kinard’17, an Honors Term captain on the tennis team. The Round Table: Where is your hometown? Sammi Kinard: Waukegan, Ill. RT: Major/minor? SK: Anthropology/ Museum Studies RT: What do you want to do after Beloit? SK: I want

Week 8 of fantasy football littered with injuries

Scoreboard: Week 7: Win, 115-81 (and I got to spoil someone’s perfect season, yay!) Week 8: Ongoing, 93-129. Unless Stefon Diggs somehow has a 40-point day tomorrow, it doesn’t look good for me this week. Season Record: 6 wins, 1 loss. Clutch/Choke Players: Clutch: Stephen Gostowski

A eulogy for my beloved dog

This past Tuesday, my family was forced to make the decision that so many pet owners dread. It was time to say goodbye to our dog, a 13-year-old beagle named Grace. This ball of joy came into our lives on Christmas Day in 2003. Coming

Creepy clowns need to stop being creepy

It’s Halloween, so we need to talk about the random scary clowns haunting people in cities and trying to lure children into the woods. These clowns have been found all over the U.S., a new fad designed to terrorize people. The craze can be traced

Review: “Slouch” – Spirit Club

When Spirit Club released its self-titled debut album in spring 2015, many listeners were enthralled — and for good reason. The group, which is composed of Wavves frontman Nathan Williams, his brother Joel and longtime friend Andrew Caddick, emerged as a trippy, moody California emo

Accessibility issues rampant at Beloit

Campus accessibility conversations typically follow similar patterns: we talk about the WAC lacking a ramp, Pearson’s (unfortunately where Disability Services is located) being hard to enter in the winter, or how most dorms lack elevators. These are glaring problems that I’m sure discourage qualified potential