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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

What to know about the Feb. 18 Wisconsin primary elections

Following statewide primary elections on Tuesday, Feb. 18, the field of candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice will narrow from three to two. Those two candidates will advance to the April 7 election, which is also the day of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential primary. The Supreme

Coronavirus Hits the World

On December 31st 2019 The People’s Republic of China alerted the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new, emerging disease that was spreading in the port city of Wuhan. At this point little was known about the disease other than that it resembled pneumonia and

Voting Rate Surges at Beloit College

The voting rate among Beloit College students nearly doubled between 2014 and 2018, according to a September 2019 report by the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) at Tufts University. Daksha Howard, the Coordinator for the college’s Office of Student Success, Equity and

“Be All In” Fundraising Campaign for Beloit College Begins

From Friday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, Feb. 8, the Winter Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Beloit College was held throughout campus and inside the newly opened Powerhouse. According to the Winter 2020 Meeting Board Book, posted by Executive Administrative Assistant Erica Daniels and

Powerhouse Officially Opens Doors

After nearly six years of planning, construction, and anticipation, the Powerhouse finally and officially opened its doors to Beloiters this week. On the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 6, students gathered in the Aldrich field to walk across the pedestrian bridge and into the brand new

Climate Scientist Speaks in New Weissberg Auditorium

On the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 7, the Weissberg Auditorium inside of the newly opened Powerhouse (covered elsewhere in this issue of the Round Table) filled to the brim with Beloit College students, faculty and donors for its inaugural public speaker event. Dr. Maureen Raymo

Key Card Issues First Week Back on Campus

As some Round Table readers may already have experienced, certain building access key cards have been subject to occasional malfunctioning since the beginning of the semester. Although at first this inconvenience may have seemed like a ruthless curse from the gods and spirits, Ryan Schamp,