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Students React to the Closure of Campus Amid COVID-19 Threat

Disclaimer: All interviews for this piece took place either over the phone or via email.  On Saturday March 14 at 3:23pm Beloit College President Scott Bierman sent an email to the campus community with the subject line “COVID-19 Important Change: Moving to Distance Learning.” The

Student Athletes Respond to COVID-19 Cancellations

On Thursday March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cancelled all remaining athletic championships and competitions for the remainder of the spring semester. The decision was echoed on the morning of Friday March 13 by the Midwest Conference, and came during a period of

Black History Month Archives Night

Fred Burwell, Beloit College’s Archivist, gave a talk on African American History at Beloit College to wrap up Black History Month this past Thursday, Feb. 27. Five students and one community member attended the talk. Burwell discussed the history of African American students who have

Wisconsin Primary Results

Following the Tuesday, Feb. 18 primary elections for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, conservative-backed incumbent Daniel Kelly, who has served on the court since 2016, and liberal-backed Jill Karofsky, who is currently a Dane County Circuit Court judge, advanced to the April 7 election. Ed Fallone,

Java Joint Closes as College Opens Hamilton’s Cafe

On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6:42 p.m. Beloit College students, faculty, and staff received an email from the Dean of Students Office on behalf of Beloit’s catering service Bon Appetit that revealed the plans to open Hamiltons on Monday, Feb. 24 in the newly-open student

Channels Program Updates

The Round Table sat down with modern languages professor, Daniel Youd and discussed updates to the Beloit Channels Program, which is set to launch next fall. There were initial concerns with the program in regards to honors terms as the Channels Program would modify the

Sparks fly during Las Vegas democratic primary debate

On February 19th the country was able to see the ninth democratic primary debate in Las Vegas. This was the first debate where presidential hopeful, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg participated. The MSNBC moderators asked questions related to healthcare, environmental policy, tax reform,

New Hampshire Primary Ends as Yang Drops Presidential Bid

As the second primary came to a close on Wednesday, voters were met with another close race. Though Senator Sanders won the popular vote with 25.7%, he actually tied in delegates with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Both candidates received 9 delegates. Sanders officially declared

Reflections by Terrence A. Reese now at Wright Museum of Art

At the Wright Museum of Art, there is currently a photography exhibit showcasing Reflections by Terrence A. Reese. Friday, February 7 was the opening reception where Reese discussed his photography and methods. Reflections will be up at the Wright Museum until April 3.    According to