Browse By

Category Archives: News

The Reality of Intersectionality

“When there’s no name for a problem, you can’t see a problem, and when you can’t see a problem, you pretty much can’t solve it.” These are the words of Kimberlé Crenshaw, the civil rights advocate who first coined the term “intersectionality.” Crenshaw noticed that

Hate Crime on the Powerhouse Bridge

When the city of Beloit ordered for the removal of Beloit College’s Black Lives Matter banners from the Powerhouse Bridge, students were irate. The city claims that the expression ‘Black Lives Matter’ is political, and that political banners are not permitted to hang from the

Hendricks Resigns from Board of Trustees

On September 28th, 2020, Beloit billionaire Diane Hendricks, as well as three others, resigned from the Beloit College board of trustees. When the statement of resignation was given, no reason for the decision was provided. Even two weeks later, the students of Beloit College are

Trump’s COVID Progress

On October 1st, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he and his wife, Melania had tested positive for COVID-19, saying, “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” The

A Statement of Anti-Racism from the Editorial Board

Dear Beloit College community, Black Lives Matter. As Beloit College’s student newspaper, The Round Table’s duty is to fully and accurately represent the student body. We strive to be a publication by the entire campus and for the entire campus, keeping in mind that our

Returning to Campus in the Midst of a Pandemic

Hooray for a successful — and safe — return to Beloit! We are coming upon our fifth week on campus, and it appears that students and staff are doing an excellent job of maintaining social distancing. When asked about social distancing practices, sophomore student Sarah

Beloit College Releases Reopening Plans for Fall 2020

On Jul 2. 2020, Beloit College released plans for a return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester. In an email addressed to the Beloit College Community, President Scott Bierman said “I am proud and pleased to say that the fundamentals of what has always