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Students push for disability advocacy

This article was originally published on Dec. 7, 2015. College presents unique challenges, often taking a strain on a person’s mental and physical health, and exacerbating existing conditions. This makes disability advocacy an urgent need for many students — though the College has not always

Beloit creates new Senior Associate Dean of Students position

The College’s administration has a new member of its team: Ryan Bouchard was hired at the beginning of this year to fill the new position of Senior Associate Dean of Students. Klawitter and President Scott Bierman created the new position in May after “priorities emerged”

What Trump’s presidency means for the climate

While the term “last chance” has been thrown around a lot in the past few years when it comes to climate change, it seems that this election cycle represented what really was the best window of a decent chance at fighting climate change. Climate scientists

A brief primer for the Beloit ballot

It’s easy to forget that when you head to the ballot box you’re responsible for voting for a variety of candidates, not just those running for president. Local candidates are notoriously difficult to find information on, so The Round Table is doing its best to

New professor M. Shadee Malaklou teaches revolution

Critical Identities Studies professor M. Shadee Malaklou seeks to fight injustice in the Beloit College and community. Pondering questions of gender, sexuality and race as they intersect with power has been a lifelong personal pursuit of Malaklou’s. Her childhood experiences with issues of identity led

How do planes disappear?

It has been 961 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. Two hundred and thirty-nine passengers vanished with hardly a trace discovered over the past two years. One piece of significant debris — a flaperon

Green Space: Dakota Access Pipeline trip

Over fall break, eleven students drove to southern North Dakota to donate supplies and energy to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe resistance camp fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hundreds of indigenous tribes from around the globe, along with non-Native allies, have stood in solidarity with

First Year on the Street: Nik Bennett

The Round Table sat down with Nik Bennett from St. Paul, Minn. to discuss Beloit experiences from what it’s like to work at the mailroom to getting tattoos. The Round Table: So Nik, how was your fall break? Nik Bennett: I got a tattoo —