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Thoughts about the Parody Issue

Last week, Beloit College’s newspaper, the Round Table, published its annual parody edition in observance of the unofficial April Fools holiday. Stories ranged from John Winkelmann trying to find a roommate, to sack lunches being unpacked by a CRIS major. These stories were fun, and

The necessity of Advising Practicum

Each Spring at Beloit College there is a day called Advising Practicum where all classes are cancelled and students are given an opportunity to reflect on their learning experiences. Throughout the day various departments have different events such as: development of professional skills, demonstration of

Condom distribution at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea were undoubtedly a success. Some of the most talked about headlines were North Korea, Chole Kim’s Twitter account, Russian Olympic athletes and the Shirtless Tonga Flag Waver. One of the least talked about things was about condoms

C-Haus and accessibility for students to attend campus events

On February 19, Beloit College’s Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness launched a week long campaign, #SunkenPlace, tackling the issue of Racism and White Supremacy, welcoming several professors and students as speakers.  While some events took place in Java Joint, most took place in C-Haus.

North and South Korea coming together for Winter olympics

North and South Korea agreed to hold talks at Panmunjom, the site of the 1953 Korean armistice, about the possibility of combining North Korea and South Korea into one olympic team for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. After hours of negotiation, the two countries emerged with