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Daily Archives: October 24, 2016

New professor M. Shadee Malaklou teaches revolution

Critical Identities Studies professor M. Shadee Malaklou seeks to fight injustice in the Beloit College and community. Pondering questions of gender, sexuality and race as they intersect with power has been a lifelong personal pursuit of Malaklou’s. Her childhood experiences with issues of identity led

Student demands ignite campus debate

Outside the Office of Residential Life and Student Engagement and Leadership, a group of students waited for doors to be opened the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 5. A few minutes after 8 a.m., Office Coordinator Elise Bottensek opened the doors, muttering “good morning.” The group

GLBT rail line continues to spark controversy

After receiving backlash regarding its first proposal, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) has submitted an alternative route for its rail line to the Surface Transportation Board. The new line GLBT hopes to implement will run from LaPorte, Ind., to Milton, Wis., and is intended

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

On Thursday, Oct. 13, it was announced that 2016’s Nobel Prize in Literature would go to American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Both praise and condemnation of the award began to quickly spread across the internet, as seemingly everyone who had ever heard a Dylan song gleefully

Who the Buc are you?: Genesis Dade

The Round Table sat down with Genesis Dade’19, forward for the soccer team. Genesis had an outstanding freshman year for the Bucs. She was named to the first team all Midwest Conference, scoring 13 goals, including 5 game winners, and assisting twice to lead the

How do planes disappear?

It has been 961 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. Two hundred and thirty-nine passengers vanished with hardly a trace discovered over the past two years. One piece of significant debris — a flaperon

The curious case of Evan McMullin

As of this writing, Hillary Clinton has a substantial lead in nearly every single election predictor. After a torrent of scandals and abhorrent behavior from her opponent, Donald Trump, Clinton seems poised to run away with the election. However, one candidate has the potential to