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On-Campus Mask Policy Changes

  The on-campus masking policy went into effect on Monday, Mar. 28. Newsletter no. 63 sent out by the COVID-19 Task Force, informed the student body that after much consideration they have decided that after spring break masks will be optional in indoor spaces on campus

BSU Presents: Black Gala 2022

The Round Table got a chance to sit down with Jada Daniel’23, BSU’s president for the 2021-2022 academic year. This year Black Student Union held their annual Black Gala event in the stack located in the Powerhouse on Saturday, February 26. Due to COVID-19, BSU

Russia Invades Ukraine

In the small hours of the morning on Wednesday, Feb. 23, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced a “military operation” in the Donbas region of Eastern Ukraine. However, after explosions were heard in the capital Kyiv and several other Ukrainian cities it became clear that the

Interview With BSU’s President Jada Daniel

Black History Month is a time to celebrate, reflect and educate ourselves about the powerful contributions of Black people around the world. Black History Month has been celebrated every February since 1976, and the month was originally expanded by Carter G. Woodson’s devotion and life’s

Professor Michael Dango’s Book Launch

On Thursday, Feb. 18, the English Department held a celebration for one of their faculty members, Professor Michael Dango in the Wright Museum of Art to help celebrate the launching of his new book, Crisis Style: The Aesthetics of Repair.  A large number of students,

Arts Students Take on Anti-Racism

Beloit College proudly touts anti-racism as one of its central virtues, but what does this mean and what does it look like in practice? Beloit’s art professors have endeavored to pursue these questions in their classes with campus-wide arts and antiracism projects called “Reimaginings.” The

Developments in 2019 Beloit Bar Shooting

Daniel T. Blackshear, 28, an Indiana man has been sentenced to four years in prison for shooting a man at a Beloit bar according to Rock County Circuit Court Records. The incident took place in April 2019 at Rooney’s Pub, 65 Portland Ave.  He was

Increase in Fatal Accidents in Beloit Area

The city of Beloit has reported another homicide of the year, making it up to three ongoing investigations for the Beloit police department. A woman was found stabbed to death Saturday morning, Jan. 29.  Beloit police records show that police responded at around 7:20 a.m.

Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict: Not Guilty

On Friday Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, was acquitted of all charges regarding the deadly shootings that happened last summer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was accused of killing two people and shooting another during a protest after a White Kenosha police officer shot Jacob Blake, a Black