With his win of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan has now joined a list of distinguished names such as T.S. Eliot, Albert Camus and Toni Morrison. However, the reaction to the famed songwriter’s victory has been decidedly divided. For years, Dylan — born
Election season is finally coming to a close. The primaries are done, the conventions have finished, and the debates are over. The only thing left is voting, which is the most important part of elections, and the part where the least amount of people participate.
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the tourism giant TripAdvisor declared that it would stop selling tickets to animal attractions and exhibits all over the world that allow tourists to interact with wild and endangered animals. TripAdvisor is the first tourism company that has implemented this ambitious
By virtue of the fact that this article will appear in the Op-Ed portion of The Round Table, you know there will be a bias present in the piece. However, I am extremely biased regarding the situation with the South Beloit Police and especially the
Surely everyone has experienced the following situation: You hear a song in one context and make a judgment, but then you hear it in different space and time, and change your opinion. It is a tale as old as time. Music critics have often had
There are many problems with Trump. His racist remarks, lousy policies, and abrasive twitter have spurred great controversy, but one of his most dangerous ideas thus far has not received proper attention. Trump is of the belief that there is a connection between vaccines and
He may be a troll, but a Twitter account attributed to a man named “Gregory McDowell” has recently targeted Blink-182 concertgoers for their unholy ways. “You need Jesus in your life,” he wrote on Sept. 11. “Blink 182 is a satanic band and you should
I used to absolutely love flying home to California. It was magical to see flat cornfields of the Midwest suddenly become a view of vast oceans, lively mountains and healthy pine trees. But recently I stopped fighting for the window seat when I fly home,
Starting at approximately 5 o’clock this past Sunday, the ritual of great grief began once again. Students from all around campus started filing in, the inevitable of the experience weighing them down. Freshmen stood on the edges, dazed and confused. Upperclassmen drudged inward, already hopeless.
Fifteen years ago, the world as we knew it was changed when two planes were flown into the World Trade Center on September 11th. Though most of us were under ten years old at the time, we have grown up in the post 9/11 world,