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Beloit College Trivia

Remember those trivia quizzes you used to take in magazines back in the late 2000s and early 2010s? The ones where you would circle the answers in pen, and then go back and try to fix your answers when you read the answer key by

Beloit College’s Majors as Vine Quotes

It’s that time of the semester: registration week. The time of the semester where everyone hovers over their computers with the class registration page open and then curse loudly to themselves when the portal page inevitably crashes. And yes, first years: It does crash every

Meet a Student Worker

Editor’s Note: Autumn Green is the news editor for the Round Table and holds a place on the editorial board. As the outgoing seniors pack up their lives and memories to move forward, our current first years have already begun establishing their identities all over

An Interview with Lai Moua ’22

Editor’s note: The following interview has been edited for clarity and length, and was conducted over Zoom in compliance with COVID safety precautions. The views expressed by the student interviewed do not represent the opinions of the Round Table.             This week on behalf of

The Podcasting Boom During the Coronavirus Pandemic

 When the COVID-19 pandemic started, some things were impossible to get ahold of in the United States for at least some time during the start of the pandemic. Toilet paper, yeast, and hand sanitizer would barely be on the shelves for more than 5 minutes

We used to do WHAT before COVID?

During this pandemic, there have been many cultural shifts that are seen as the new normal. As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and the end seems to be within our sights finally, we may still see this cultural change in a

The History of Godzilla and the Kaiju Genre

   Recently, Godzilla vs. Kong (dir. Adam Wingard) was released into theaters and for streaming, continuing the tradition of giant monster, or Kaiju, films in the international film industry. While America and Japan primarily dominate the Kaiju genre, it’s a genre that is recognized worldwide and

Meet the BSG Executives

History was made when Beloit College elected two women of color, both international students, as Co-Presidents of the Beloit Student Government this Spring. With the appointment of our new exec team, the Beloit Student Government hopes to create a space dedicated to the needs of

Caffeine: A Blessing and a Curse For the Average College Student

A lot of college students rely on caffeine to get through their day-to-day lives, myself included. I’ll bet at least some of you are drinking something caffeinated right now as you’re reading this. Heck, I’m drinking something caffeinated while I’m writing this. Of course, there