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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Powerhouse construction still on track, interim director says

Beloit College’s eight-year Powerhouse project is reportedly entering its eleventh hour.  Powerhouse Director and Interim SEAL Director Steve Robinson and the rest of the committee have repeatedly expressed that the building will be, to an extent, operational by before fall break of the 2019-20 school

Trump likely to vilify socialists in 2020 election

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  Trump needs a villain. During his last campaign, he vilified Mexican immigrants and the Democratic establishment, hyper-sensationalizing the national dialogue in order to distract and manipulate it. In this past

Beloit and the Midwest after the Polar Vortex

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  After two days of no school for Beloit College, a treat that hasn’t happened in the last 25 years, extreme freezing temperatures left the Midwest with sheets of black ice

Future of OADI uncertain as Dionne departs

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  As Beloit College continues to navigate its $7 million deficit, students will begin to see various members of the college’s staff and faculty depart. One particular departure, however, left many

Beaumont gives Beloit College historical ties to MLB

Although baseball has been arguably its strongest athletic program in recent years, Beloit College is not necessarily known for its association with America’s pastime. However, the small liberal arts school actually possesses a decorated baseball history that dates back over a century, highlighted by a

My Struggle 6: An interrogation of the real

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 4, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  The sixth and final installment of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-part autobiographical novel, “My Struggle,” was published in English on September 18, 2018. Knausgaard’s novel describes life as it happens. The