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What does Trump’s national emergency mean?

President Donald Trump followed through on his promise to declare a “national emergency” in order to bypass Congress and secure funding for the construction of a border wall. In building a border wall, the president likely hopes to rally support from his base and paint

Beloit faculty receive FaCE grant

Beloit Professors Joe Bookman, Nahir Otaño Gracia, Obioma Ohia and Joseph Derosier were recently awarded a FaCE grant for $37,598 for their Building ACM-wide partnerships project for developing virtual-/augmented-reality tools for pedagogy. Grants offer support for a variety of different projects designed and led by

Department of Economics hosts 33rd annual “Econ Day”

On Friday, Feb. 15, Beloit College’s Department of Economics took its trip to Chicago for the 33rd annual “Econ Day” event. Roughly 40 economics majors, along with economics professors and faculty, departed via bus at 7:00 a.m. for a day of networking with Beloit alumni.

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