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43: Is it time for a reassessment of George W. Bush?

As this year’s rough and tumble election cycle has run its course, one person has quietly reaped the benefits: George W. Bush. The 43rd president, who left office with a horrid 22 percent approval rating, has rebounded enormously. A June 2015 CNN/ORC poll showed 52

The anthem needs to sit down

In recent months, athletes such as Colin Kaepernick and Gabby Douglas have begun using their visibility to protest police violence and racial discrimination by refusing to stand during the national anthem. The two athletes, widely recognized for their achievements in sports, are subjects of great

Pokémon Go still going strong

If I’m ever walking from one location to another on campus while staring at my phone, no matter how (un)subtly I may be doing so, or how nonchalant I’m trying to appear, there is a 99% chance I’m playing Pokémon Go. And I have absolutely

Brock Turner symbol of wider issue

“You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside of me. And that’s why we are here today.” These were the unfortunate words of a very strong young woman, composed in a letter that was published on June 3. On January 17, 2015 a young woman

Senior On The Street: CJ Clark

The Round Table sat down with CJ Clark, a double major in Sociology & Critical Identity Studies, and Environmental Studies Minor. The topics discussed ranged from influential professors to weird Wisconsin sightings to words of wisdom for Beloit’s freshman class. The Round Table: What was

Climate protest comes to Rockford

A shorter, incomplete version of this article appeared in the print edition. Video by Amelia Diehl/The Round Table A two-headed black snake slithered through the streets of Rockford, Ill. on Friday evening, carried on poles by members of the climate justice group Forest City 350.