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Documents show physical evidence behind hate crime hoax arrest

A series of documents obtained by The Round Table have revealed the physical evidence that lead to the recent arrest of Michael Tyler Kee’19 for an incident involving Islamophobic graffiti on the Beloit College campus. In an affidavit submitted by Detective Amber Davies of the Beloit Police Department,

Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder withdraws from consideration

Andrew Puzder, the chief executive of the fast-food chain CKE Restaurants, withdrew his nomination to be President Donald Trump’s labor secretary on Wednesday as opposition to his confirmation swelled in recent days. “The simple truth is that given his relationship to employees at the companies he

Flynn resigns as National Security Adviser

Michael T. Flynn, the national security adviser under President Donald Trump, resigned on Monday night after it was revealed that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and a number of other top White House officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

Beloit College hosts “Responses to Hate” panel

One of the ways in which Beloit College faculty responded to the anti-Semitic and Islamophobic hate crimes committed on campus last weekend was through a “Responses to Hate” panel held on Wed, Feb. 1. The panel was organized by Ann Davies, Provost and Dean of

Faculty panel addresses immigration and refugee crisis, policies

After president Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries on Jan. 27, many in the Beloit College community and beyond responded with concern. Six faculty and staff members provided context for this action in a panel and Q

Arrest made in Islamophobic Beloit College hate crime

The City of Beloit Police Department announced today that Michael Kee’19, age 20, had been arrested in connection with a recent Islamophobic hate crime on the Beloit College campus. Kee is accused of obstruction, disorderly conduct and criminal damage. According to the report, Kee spray

Steve Bannon asserts his dominance within the White House

Steve Bannon, the Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to President Donald Trump, has wasted no time in taking charge within the new presidential administration. Bannon, the former CEO of Breitbart News, a far-right media outlet that has frequently been accused of promoting white nationalist ideals,

Beloit PD, #BlackLivesMatter collaborate for Q&A

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, the City of Beloit Police Department and #BlackLivesMatterBeloit collaborated to give the presentation “Conversations with the Beloit Community — Beloit College: Traffic Stops.” It was the first of three conversations to take place this semester, all sponsored by #BlackLivesMatterBeloit, in hopes

Trump pulls U.S. from TPP trade deal

During his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump began fulfilling his campaign pledge to undo America’s trade ties. He started with an executive order on Mon, Jan. 23 that formally withdrew the country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Upon signing the order