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First Year on the Street: Web Arnold

The Round Table: What is your favorite large water-dwelling mammal and why is it the manatee? Web Arnold: The orca. Nothing’s going to eat an orca, they just eat other things and hang out in pods. Badass animal. RT: What is the first thing you do if

Tuition, student debt pose challenges for students

With the increase in tuition cost and no sign of it going down, the real question is how these colleges plan to meet the financial requirements of all their students. Students are now compelled to cross off top colleges from their list due to lack

Beloiters enjoy food and fun at 2016 Cheese Days

This past weekend, students flocked to the Green County Cheese Days festival, about an hour west of Beloit in Monroe, Wisconsin. The small town is known as the “Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S.,” and has hosted the festival every two years since 1914. This

The slow and cruel death of music festivals across the United States

The end of summer largely heralds the conclusion to the annual music festival circuit. For several of the hottest months each year, various events scattered around the globe attempt to curate the most exciting musical lineups, avoid horrendously inclement weather and attract the largest crowds.

New professor John McMahon talks coming to Beloit

From the Big Apple to Beloit College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science John McMahon has made quite the leap to join campus. However, It is hardly the first major move of his young life. McMahon grew up in Castle Rock, a suburb of Denver,

Senior On The Street: CJ Clark

The Round Table sat down with CJ Clark, a double major in Sociology & Critical Identity Studies, and Environmental Studies Minor. The topics discussed ranged from influential professors to weird Wisconsin sightings to words of wisdom for Beloit’s freshman class. The Round Table: What was

Climate protest comes to Rockford

A shorter, incomplete version of this article appeared in the print edition. Video by Amelia Diehl/The Round Table A two-headed black snake slithered through the streets of Rockford, Ill. on Friday evening, carried on poles by members of the climate justice group Forest City 350.

SEAL proposal sparks controversy, opportunity

This article was originally published Nov. 16, 2015. The Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) Office has drafted a proposal for a new position, as well as changes to budget management, which would significantly impact the way student life operates at Beloit College. To be approved,

Women’s Center becomes Feminist Collective

This article was originally published on Oct. 26, 2015. The club formerly known as Women’s Center has changed its name to Feminist Collective, after more than a year of discussion. The shift was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at its 9 p.m. meeting, along with