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City of Beloit honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the City of Beloit’s Department of Family Services has plans to raise awareness for survivors, family members and the community at large through several events this month. Purple silhouettes are on display throughout town, and the department’s upcoming

Beloit’s Angel Museum to close after 20 years

Saturday, Sept. 30 marked the last day the Angel Museum opened its doors to Beloiters and touring visitors. The museum, showcasing the world’s largest collection of angels, the private collection of 87-year old Joyce Berg, will close after 20 years of business and aims to

Beloit Forward co-leads discuss campus issues, future

The announcement over the summer that Beloit College is facing a $7 million deficit left many students wondering about the effects this would have on campus life. The Round Table sat down with Beloit professors and co-leads of the Beloit Forward plan – Modern Languages

Former Beloit Dean of Students Klawitter takes position in Madison

As The Round Table previously reported, Dr. Christina Klawitter’98, who had served as Beloit College’s Dean of Students since 2011, has accepted a position as Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs for the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. President Scott Bierman announced in an

Hendricks company adds property in Janesville amidst flurry of headlines

Hendricks Commercial Properties, one of several companies owned by Beloit College trustee and billionaire Diane Hendricks, recently completed a $26.5 million purchase of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties. The acquisition comes amidst a busy couple of weeks for the company, whose projects have made

Former Beloit student convicted in hate crime hoax

A year and a half after the initial arrest, a sentencing has been made to resolve the hate crime hoax incident that struck Beloit College in spring 2017. Former Beloit College student Michael Tyler Kee was found guilty of disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor,

New employment and leisure opportunities for downtown Beloit

Over the past several months, downtown Beloit has opened several news businesses and establishments. These new restaurant locations have provided employment opportunities for locals in the Beloit area, including Beloit College students. The plans put in place by the Hendricks Corporation for the continued revitalization

Ousley Keynote speaker Wilson discusses effigy mounds on campus

This year’s Ousley Keynote speaker, Tabias Olajuawon Wilson, spoke at Moore Lounge in Pearsons Hall on Friday, Sept. 15. Wilson’s lecture focused on race and sexuality in the United States, particularly about their experience as a BlaQueer person, and how racial and sexual minorities can

Prominent administrators Davies, Klawitter leave Beloit

Beloit College’s Spring 2018 semester became the final term for two prominent members of the school’s administration following largely unanticipated announcements. On May 15, the final day of the Spring semester for students, President Scott Bierman announced in an email to the campus community that