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Trustee Jorge Galante dies at 82

Beloit College trustee Dr. Jorge O. Galante, who was a revolutionary in the field of joint replacement, passed away on Thu, Feb. 9 at the age of 82. Dr. Galante had served on Beloit’s board of trustees since 1997, and had become a life trustee

Students, staff voice anger following controversial tenure denial

Update: This story has been updated to include comments from Provost Ann Davies, who was regrettably not asked for comment before the story went to print. Beloit College announced early last week that chemistry professor Kevin Braun’99 was denied tenure. He was the only professor

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