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Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA

Scott Pruitt was confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17 in a Senate vote of 52-46. The decision to appoint the former Attorney General of Oklahoma has sparked controversy among government officials and environmental groups who note his history of

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

Students create social movements working group

It’s a Tuesday night a few minutes before 9:30 p.m. and Bradley Rydholm’17 and Sarah Tweedale are waiting outside the door of a house a block off campus on Chapin Street, books tucked under their arms. After a knock, Kendra Schiffman opens the door, and

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

Sustainable city showcase: Malmö, Sweden

The city of Malmö has undergone a massive transformation over the past thirty years. Once a major industrial center, it has become one of the most environmentally friendly cities in Europe. The city’s Västra Hamnen district uses one hundred percent renewable energy, relying only  on

Students form political phone-banking group

After Donald Trump was elected president, a variety of student groups stepped up to respond with increased vigilant citizenry. Hoping to leverage social media networks, Sam Kindler’17 formed the Facebook group Beloit Political Phone Banking to provide a platform to organize collective action last semester.

Green Space: Environmental news roundup

Editor’s Note: Also written by Blair Henderson and Amelia Diehl. Global: According to U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, global temperatures were at a record high for the third straight year in 2016. Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the University