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Madison hosts interfaith climate solidarity rally

This article was originally published on Sept. 28, 2015. On Thursday, Sept. 24, around 50 people gathered at James Madison Park in Madison, Wis., to reflect on climate change as a moral issue in an interfaith call to action. The event, called “Light the Way:

Remember Flint?

It’s been over a year since a research team from Virginia Tech discovered elevated lead levels in the water supply of Flint, Mich. “The Flint Water Crisis” reached the national spotlight but stopped being treated as front-page news before the issue could actually be resolved.

College to monitor, reduce energy

When you hear about sustainable living, you often hear the same things about energy conservation, like turning off the lights when you leave a room, or unplugging devices. But other than checking the energy bill every month, it’s difficult for the average consumer to determine

Senior on the street: Ellie Waddle

The Round Table sat down with Ellie Waddle, an  anthropology major from St. Paul, MN. — Joel Seabury-Kolod The Round Table: Do you waddle to all of your destinations? Ellie Waddle: Oh my god, no. I actually bike most places right now. RT: Are you

Students implement composting system for Beloit Urban Garden

A block north of campus, behind the shed with the graffiti snail at the Beloit Urban Garden (BUG), tiny organisms are busy breaking down organic matter inside wire containers; the campus has started composting again, after years of intermittent attempts. Jennifer Pantelios’18 had been wanting

Emmanuel Baptist hosts third mass incarceration forum

This article was originally published on Sept. 21, 2015. On Saturday, Sept. 19, community members filed into the Emmanuel Baptist Church to hear a number of local leaders address mass incarceration at the forum “A Travesty in Wisconsin,” the third in a series of four

New professor Jean Franzino talks literature, identity

Moving to Beloit was a homecoming for Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jean Franzino. Before attending the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia, she grew up in the Midwest — Michigan and Indiana mostly. She then made the transition to D.C. and Virginia