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Pope Francis strives to be progressive

During morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis made a statement which has stirred up some controversy. He said that it is better to be atheist than to be a bad Christian. This has stirred up some angry feelings from many politicians and businesspeople,

Senior on the Street: CJ Clark

The Round Table checks back in with senior CJ Clark, a few months ahead of their graduation. The Round Table: What is the best dessert you’ve had at commons? CJ Clark: Hot damn, that’s a hard one. Way back in the day they had this

Trump’s cabinet picks raise eyebrows, concerns

As of this point, President Donald J. Trump’s first 100 days appear to be one blunder after another, and his cabinet appointments only highlight this. Certainly there are some appointments who seem to make sense. However, almost every cabinet pick is surrounded in some kind

Britney Johnson’20 talks life at Beloit

Britney Johnson’20, a native of Dallas, spoke with The Round Table about her life at Beloit, her passions and the Flobots. The Round Table: How did you start dancing, and fall in love with dance? Britney Johnson: When I was 4 or 5 I was

Obamacare repeal would be selfish act

In recent weeks, the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, has come under fire again as House Republicans have begun work to repeal this act of legislation. For those who are not aware, the Affordable Care Act is former President Barack Obama’s landmark

New professor M. Shadee Malaklou teaches revolution

Critical Identities Studies professor M. Shadee Malaklou seeks to fight injustice in the Beloit College and community. Pondering questions of gender, sexuality and race as they intersect with power has been a lifelong personal pursuit of Malaklou’s. Her childhood experiences with issues of identity led

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 —