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Bandcamp raises $120K for ACLU

Bandcamp, a platform that allows artists to post music to be streamed, downloaded and purchased, led a fundraiser in which all profits earned by the website on Friday, Feb. 3, would be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union. Bandcamp announced it had raised $120,000

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

Succulent recipe for orange chicken

It has been a while since I wrote a cooking article and this past week I had an awesome dinner so I thought I would share the recipe for it. On Thursday, the Performing Arts House Co-op had an awesome version of Orange Chicken. My

Spanish Film Festival starts strong with ‘Ixcanul’

This weekend, the Spanish Film Festival kicked off with a showing of Ixcanul, an award-winning film made by Jayro Bustamante. Ixcanul, which translates to volcano, follows the life of a seventeen year old girl named María as she is coming of age. At the beginning

Review: ‘La La Land’ poised to sweep Oscars

From the director that brought us the Academy Award winning movie Whiplash, comes another Oscar bound movie, La La Land, the story of a struggling actress and jazz musician trying to make it big in Hollywood. La La Land presents us with a plot that

‘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

Review: ‘Rogue One’ experiments, underwhelms

It has been more than a month since I saw Rogue One, the first standalone film in the Star Wars franchise, and I still cannot decide if I was pleasantly surprised or a little disappointed. I suppose it was a little of both. On many

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