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Charlottesville panel tackles white supremacy

This past week members of the Political Science and International Relations departments came together to analyze what happened at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and why it happened. Professors John McMahon, Phil Chen, Beth Dougherty and John Rapp discussed the various reasons white

Tone deaf Pepsi ad falls flat

With recent political movements garnering huge amounts of public support, companies have been trying to incorporate these movements into their advertising. This usually doesn’t turn out well. Companies have been trying to be progressive and “with-the-times,” but they have a bad habit of reading the

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