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
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
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
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
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 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.
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,
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
The Art and Art History Departments took a field trip this past Saturday, Sept. 10, to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. Three different art history classes went on the field trip, including “History and
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.