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Don’t just aspire. Be anti-racist.

This op-ed was penned collectively by Hannah Flanders, Carly Sutherland and Lily Serio for CRIS 165 Sex and Power.  This semester’s CRIS 165 Sex and Power course is hosting events in response to Beloit College’s anti-racism clause. We, authors of this article, students in 165

Social media companies continue to encourage radicalization

The Christchurch shooting was streamed on Facebook Live. The shooter narrated his actions as he carried them out, speaking with the same detachment as a gamer streaming on Twitch. Minutes before the event, the shooter linked his 74-page manifesto, which obsessed over “white genocide” and

The reality of the “campus free speech debate”

One of the hottest talking points of recent years is the “free speech crisis” purportedly sweeping college campuses nationwide. Conservative activists claim that universities are indoctrinating students into liberal thought, that professors direct students towards a dismissal of conservative ideas and that higher education is

Seize the chance to hold Erik Prince accountable

I was saddened and dismayed to learn that Erik Prince, the founder of the private military company Blackwater, will be speaking on Beloit’s campus on March 27. While engaging with a diverse range of views are an essential part of the collegiate experience, Prince’s appearance

Senator Klobuchar’s mistreatment of employees will haunt campaign

This article was originally printed in the Feb. 11, 2019 issue of The Round Table.  Recently, news reports about Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have surfaced detailing her treatment of aides. This potentially spells trouble and controversy for Klobuchar’s 2020 presidential race. Starting off the