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Beloit alum plans all-female feature film

In 1896, Alice Guy-Blache directed one of the world’s first ever narrative films, La Fée aux Choux (The Cabbage Fairy). For the next 10 years, it’s guessed by historians that she was probably the only female director in the world. Female representation behind the camera

Gallery ABBA and BSU debut Black Lives Matter art showcase

The powerful, poignant Gallery ABBA BSU Black Lives Matter art showcase opened on Friday, February 10, to a crowd larger than any in Gallery ABBA’s recent history. Gallery ABBA’s student manager Grace Gerloff’19, estimated between 100-150 students, teachers and community members attended the event —

Annual Chelonia dance performances wow Beloit

The recent hate crime(s) on campus have forced me to ask a distressing question: “Do I really go to school with these people?” After attending Chelonia (directed by Chris Johnson) on Friday night, I found myself asking the same question, but this time it had

The dubious return of Mel Gibson

A historical drama set in Japan, in which the spiritual struggles of a foreign protagonist played by Andrew Garfield provides the central concern of the plot. A passion project stuck in development hell for numerous years made by a controversial director who had previously filmed

‘Alaska’ art gallery wows at Gallery ABBA

If stunning landscape photos are your cup of tea, then you must check out Gallery ABBA’s newest exhibit, Alaska, by Jesse Wiles’19. (Editor’s Note: Wiles is an editor with The Round Table). The show consists of 14 entrancing and unframed photos taken by student-photographer Wiles on

The erasure of politics in Trump’s inauguration concert

Trying to make sense of the controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s inauguration performances is like trying to make sense of the election itself; a bit darkly comedic perhaps, but mostly just depressing. Despite Trump’s claim that “we will have the biggest celebrities in the world” at