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Rebecca Makkai delivers 2018 Mackey Chair Keynote Reading

On Friday, April 13, the Beloit English Department hosted the Keynote Reading of  Rebecca Makkai, this year’s Lois and Willard Mackey Chair. The Mackey Chair was established in the late 1980s by Willard Mackey and Lois Mackey in order to celebrate Lois’ memory and the

Ebony Stewart

On Friday February 16, Ebony Stewart came to Beloit’s campus. Stewart is a touring slam poet and sex educator advocate from the central Texas area. When she walked on stage, she introduced herself to the audience saying, “I’m Ebony Stewart aka The Gully Princess aka

World AIDS Day

On Friday, Dec. 8, Beloit Public Health Initiative hosted their annual World AIDS day celebration. The event kicked off at six with a health fair, free food and free AIDS testing from AIDS Resource Center Wisconsin. The health fair included many local organizations such as

Turtles All the Way Down, A new novel by John Green

October 10th 2017 and Turtles All the Way Down marked the return of YA powerhouse John Green. Green’s previous novels include Printz-Award Winner Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and the international bestseller The Fault In Our Stars. Turtles All the Way

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

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

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 —