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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Upcoming NBA season full of intrigue, personnel shifts

After one of the craziest offseasons in the league’s history, the NBA is back. In case you weren’t following along this summer, let’s get you caught up. After the Cleveland Cavaliers came back to defeat the Golden State Warriors in seven games, the Warriors lost

Alton Brown’s latest book is chock full of treats

Alton Brown is well known as a host for popular television cooking shows such as Good Eats, Iron Chef America, Cutthroat Kitchen, and his occasional appearances on the show Mythbusters. He has also published over half a dozen cookbooks during his career, including his latest

Green Space: Dakota Access Pipeline trip

Over fall break, eleven students drove to southern North Dakota to donate supplies and energy to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe resistance camp fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hundreds of indigenous tribes from around the globe, along with non-Native allies, have stood in solidarity with

Get out and vote

Election season is finally coming to a close. The primaries are done, the conventions have finished, and the debates are over. The only thing left is voting, which is the most important part of elections, and the part where the least amount of people participate.

First Year on the Street: Nik Bennett

The Round Table sat down with Nik Bennett from St. Paul, Minn. to discuss Beloit experiences from what it’s like to work at the mailroom to getting tattoos. The Round Table: So Nik, how was your fall break? Nik Bennett: I got a tattoo —

Animal tourism evolving slowly, surely

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the tourism giant TripAdvisor declared that it would stop selling tickets to animal attractions and exhibits all over the world that allow tourists to interact with wild and endangered animals. TripAdvisor is the first tourism company that has implemented this ambitious

NWSL playoffs thrill soccer fans

As October winds down, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) wrapped up its season with an exciting playoff week, consisting of two semi-final games and the championship game. The four teams competing for the crown highlighted national soccer stars alongside young up and coming players,

Recycling competition has global implications

This article was originally published in print on Oct. 5, 2015. For the past three weeks, students have spent their Sunday evenings rooting through the trash and recycling bins of residential buildings for the third annual recycling competition. The competition, initiated by the Office of