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New professor Jean Franzino talks literature, identity

Moving to Beloit was a homecoming for Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jean Franzino. Before attending the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia, she grew up in the Midwest — Michigan and Indiana mostly. She then made the transition to D.C. and Virginia

First Year on the Street: Web Arnold

The Round Table: What is your favorite large water-dwelling mammal and why is it the manatee? Web Arnold: The orca. Nothing’s going to eat an orca, they just eat other things and hang out in pods. Badass animal. RT: What is the first thing you do if

Beloiters enjoy food and fun at 2016 Cheese Days

This past weekend, students flocked to the Green County Cheese Days festival, about an hour west of Beloit in Monroe, Wisconsin. The small town is known as the “Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S.,” and has hosted the festival every two years since 1914. This

Erotic Magazine allows for unique student outlet

This article was originally published on Sept. 14, 2015. In the 1940s, the Beloit College student humor magazine, Goldfish, ran an issue about a cover girl coming to campus, with the woman on the front cover wearing a loose top. The administration effectively banned the

45th Annual Folk and Blues Festival rocks Beloit

The 45th annual Folk and Blues Festival has come and gone, and many of us are a red t-shirt richer for it. On Friday and Saturday night, Beloit’s students gathered to awkwardly bask in the glorious sounds of both Blues and Folk, and to grimace

Review: “Blonde” and “Endless” – Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean has a lot of feelings. He let us know that in his first album, Channel Orange, and the mixtape, Nostalgia, ULTRA, that preceded it. He continues to do so on his newly released albums, Blonde, and his visual album, Endless. Frank Ocean sings

Who the Buc are you?: lacrosse coach Sammi Reiter

This week, The Round Table sat down to interview new women’s lacrosse head coach, Sammi Reiter. Reiter brings an impressive playing and coaching resume to the women’s lacrosse team. Per Beloit College’s press release, Reiter “was a four-year member of both the Women’s Lacrosse and

MLB playoff race heats up

The sun is beginning to set on what has been a wild 2016 MLB season. Most of the division races — save for two — are all but decided thanks to some massive gaps between the division leaders and those trying to chase after them.