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Yearly Archives: 2019

Cities anticipate more climate migration

Earth is different than it once was. Climate change is not a future hypothetical, but a present and unfolding reality. Each summer will be hotter than the one before. Each winter will be colder. Hurricanes like Harvey and Maria will continue to escalate. Islands and

New Snappers stadium discussions continue

Discussions regarding a new Beloit Snappers stadium are ongoing, but pressure is mounting for the minor league baseball team. The Midwest League has begun to express urgency for Beloit, as plans to replace Pohlman Field are not where they need to be, according to Midwest

Don’t just aspire. Be anti-racist.

This op-ed was penned collectively by Hannah Flanders, Carly Sutherland and Lily Serio for CRIS 165 Sex and Power.  This semester’s CRIS 165 Sex and Power course is hosting events in response to Beloit College’s anti-racism clause. We, authors of this article, students in 165

Cherry Glazerr find gritty new sound in Stuffed and Ready

Stuffed & Ready (2019), the third album by L.A. alt-rock band Cherry Glazerr, is more dissonant and powerful than their previous albums. The sound and lyrics are more introspective and restless, but their newest album remains true to the band’s roots. Cherry Glazerr evolved from

Social media companies continue to encourage radicalization

The Christchurch shooting was streamed on Facebook Live. The shooter narrated his actions as he carried them out, speaking with the same detachment as a gamer streaming on Twitch. Minutes before the event, the shooter linked his 74-page manifesto, which obsessed over “white genocide” and

Housing changes to be implemented in fall 2019 semester

In an email sent to the Beloit College community, Residential Life and Facilities announced several changes to expect next year in terms of on-campus housing. The changes will affect students as they prepare to enter the housing lottery for next year. Notably, many dorm halls

Beloit College introduces new Media Studies major

Beloit College is now formally offering a Media Studies major as of the start of the spring 2019 semester. The college has offered a plethora of media classes through other departments in the past, but students are now able to declare Media Studies as their

Campus responds to cancelled Erik Prince lecture

Editor’s note: The Round Table published an initial story covering the Wednesday night event early Thursday morning. This article takes a closer look at what has happened since then.  Beloit College made national headlines last week after a scheduled speech from Erik Prince– former Blackwater

Scheduled speech from Erik Prince shut down after protests

Students witnessed a silent walkout, a drag show, “Baking with the African Americans”, drums, and a wall of chairs at Beloit College tonight. They did not see Erik Prince. Here’s the thread that followed the event as it unfolded: Pearsons is absolutely packed minutes before