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Who the Buc is Madi Christine?

The Round Table sat down with softball player, Madi Christine in the Sports Center Lobby after her Sunday practice (don’t worry she changed first). Round Table: What’s your major? Madi Christine: I’m a health and society major. RT: How long have you been playing softball?

Picking up the Pieces of the Astros Cheating Scandal

It’s hard to explain what goes into someone becoming a devoted sports fan. We identify with the product being put on the field, and not just because the players are talented. We get invested in because we identify with the players, we form narratives of

Senior on the Street: Sophia Townsend

The Round Table sat down with Beloit College’s own Sophia Townsend to get a glimpse into the life of a senior on campus. Round Table: What’s your major? Sophia Townsend: I am a psychology and critical identities studies double major. RT: What are you involved

The 12 Year Wait to End “The Clone Wars”

On Friday, Feb. 21 at 12 a.m. PST, Disney+ dropped the season seven premiere of Dave Filoni’s epic animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” which premiered over a decade ago in 2008. The season is Disney’s latest success with the rights of “Star Wars,”

Wisconsin Primary Results

Following the Tuesday, Feb. 18 primary elections for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, conservative-backed incumbent Daniel Kelly, who has served on the court since 2016, and liberal-backed Jill Karofsky, who is currently a Dane County Circuit Court judge, advanced to the April 7 election. Ed Fallone,

Java Joint Closes as College Opens Hamilton’s Cafe

On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6:42 p.m. Beloit College students, faculty, and staff received an email from the Dean of Students Office on behalf of Beloit’s catering service Bon Appetit that revealed the plans to open Hamiltons on Monday, Feb. 24 in the newly-open student

Channels Program Updates

The Round Table sat down with modern languages professor, Daniel Youd and discussed updates to the Beloit Channels Program, which is set to launch next fall. There were initial concerns with the program in regards to honors terms as the Channels Program would modify the

Sparks fly during Las Vegas democratic primary debate

On February 19th the country was able to see the ninth democratic primary debate in Las Vegas. This was the first debate where presidential hopeful, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg participated. The MSNBC moderators asked questions related to healthcare, environmental policy, tax reform,

Challenges Arise with Printing Textbooks

On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, the entire student body, faculty, and administration received the admonitory and slightly comical email entitled, “Printing Textbooks” that has since sparked debate and raised many questions across campus.  Sent by Library Director Pam McQuesten, the email described that over the