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Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States

Donald J. Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States in a stunning upset fueled by disaffection and dissatisfaction among white working class voters. Running a campaign that was motivated by anger at the political, social and media establishment, Trump was able

Where do Beloit students vote?

Election Day is just hours away, and while millions have already cast their votes early across the country, the results of those votes won’t be known until the polls close on Tuesday. If you haven’t already gone to the polls or sent a ballot through

FBI clears Clinton — again — in email probe

The FBI director, James Comey, informed Congress yesterday that his agency had found no evidence of wrongdoing in a recently discovered trove of emails from Hillary Clinton. “Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusion that we expressed in July with respect to

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

The cases for the candidates

The Case for Hillary Clinton The 2016 election is not, as so many have suggested, a choice between the lesser of two evils. With the two realistic choices available to voters across the country, only one of them is fit for the presidency: Hillary Clinton.

Legal marijuana could gain traction this election season

This volatile election cycle has featured numerous clashes, barbs and jabs that have made even the heartiest followers of politics grow a bit weary. But for one topic in particular, the upcoming vote could ring in a new wave of success: marijuana. Voters in Arizona,

Latest #GetWoke panel covers importance of voting

On Monday, Oct. 24, the Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness (OADI) hosted Beloit College’s second #GetWoke panel of the semester. The session took place in the Richardson Auditorium at 7 p.m. and tackled the complicated nature of voting, particularly the controversial circumstances accompanying the