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Beloit Forward co-leads discuss campus issues, future

The announcement over the summer that Beloit College is facing a $7 million deficit left many students wondering about the effects this would have on campus life. The Round Table sat down with Beloit professors and co-leads of the Beloit Forward plan – Modern Languages

New Beloit club advocates criminal justice reform

The United States is still the best in the world at incarcerating their own population. The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, even when compared to larger, and even more totalitarian nations. While the prison population has decreased over the past

New Faculty Profiles: Prof. Nahir Otaño-Gracia

“I found out that my strength is that I don’t give up,” Professor Nahir Otaño-Gracia explained, remembering the difficulty she had when learning Old Norse, Old Irish and Old English. Otaño-Gracia has translated texts from each of these languages, is proficient in French and Creole

Hendricks company adds property in Janesville amidst flurry of headlines

Hendricks Commercial Properties, one of several companies owned by Beloit College trustee and billionaire Diane Hendricks, recently completed a $26.5 million purchase of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties. The acquisition comes amidst a busy couple of weeks for the company, whose projects have made

Former Beloit student convicted in hate crime hoax

A year and a half after the initial arrest, a sentencing has been made to resolve the hate crime hoax incident that struck Beloit College in spring 2017. Former Beloit College student Michael Tyler Kee was found guilty of disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor,

New employment and leisure opportunities for downtown Beloit

Over the past several months, downtown Beloit has opened several news businesses and establishments. These new restaurant locations have provided employment opportunities for locals in the Beloit area, including Beloit College students. The plans put in place by the Hendricks Corporation for the continued revitalization

Ousley Keynote speaker Wilson discusses effigy mounds on campus

This year’s Ousley Keynote speaker, Tabias Olajuawon Wilson, spoke at Moore Lounge in Pearsons Hall on Friday, Sept. 15. Wilson’s lecture focused on race and sexuality in the United States, particularly about their experience as a BlaQueer person, and how racial and sexual minorities can