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Beloit community rallies in response to hate crimes

In the wake of a series of hate crimes directly targeted against Jewish and Muslim students on the Beloit College campus, hundreds of students, faculty, administrators and community members gathered on Monday, Jan. 30 in the Flood Arena on the Beloit campus to stand in

MLK convocation features messages of equality, activism

Braving sidewalks iced over with sleet, members of the Beloit campus and community found warmth and fiery words in Eaton Chapel at the 13th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Convocation, titled “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Embodying the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther

A brief primer for the Beloit ballot

It’s easy to forget that when you head to the ballot box you’re responsible for voting for a variety of candidates, not just those running for president. Local candidates are notoriously difficult to find information on, so The Round Table is doing its best to

GLBT rail line continues to spark controversy

After receiving backlash regarding its first proposal, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) has submitted an alternative route for its rail line to the Surface Transportation Board. The new line GLBT hopes to implement will run from LaPorte, Ind., to Milton, Wis., and is intended

Beloit to promote voting rights with Freedom March

The Office for Inclusive Living and Learning is hoping to bring Beloit College’s campus together with members of the greater Beloit community for a Freedom March on Saturday, Oct. 1 to commemorate the Voting Rights Marches of the Civil Rights Movement and encourage citizens to

Emmanuel Baptist hosts third mass incarceration forum

This article was originally published on Sept. 21, 2015. On Saturday, Sept. 19, community members filed into the Emmanuel Baptist Church to hear a number of local leaders address mass incarceration at the forum “A Travesty in Wisconsin,” the third in a series of four