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April 2, 2012: PARODY ISSUE!

Find the parody issue on newsstands today! If you would like a PDF copy of the issue, email bcroundtable@gmail.com. Happy reading! Advertisements


WAC Tuition Runs Out! Meet the Greeks! Academic Senate! Frisbee Report! Hot Dogs! All that and more in this week’s issue!

Healthcare reform heads to Supreme Court

IAN HEDGES, News Editor On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Twenty-six state attorney generals and an independent business advocacy group are arguing that the federal government overstepped its authority by requiring a mandate that all Americans have to purchase health … Continue reading

Addicted to failure: The drug war

BEN SERCOMBE, Contributor     Last Thursday, Sanho Tree, the director of the Drug Policy Project for Institute for Policy Studies, presented at Richardson Auditorium about the failed global war on drugs. Tree mainly talked about his study of United States coca eradication efforts in Colombia. He described the economic, social and health effects fumigation has … Continue reading

Coming soon: “Tuition Runs Out Day”

DANICA SLAVISH, Contributor    Ever wonder where your tuition is going? Think the thousands of dollars you pay is enough to cover the costs of making Beloit’s magic happen? Think again. Organized by Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Mark Spreitzer’09 and a committee of students, “Tuition Runs Out Day” makes a debut on campus this … Continue reading

WAC renovations: the specifics

KELSEY RETTKE, Staff Writer Last week, Round Table briefly introduced the upcoming renovations to the World Affairs Center. The renovations, which will be funded by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, total $250,000 and will be used for renovating the North and South lounges. This week, Round Table sat down with Associate Professor and Chair of … Continue reading


Space use! Java gem! Unofficial debauchery! March Madness! Community Circlejerk! Read all about it and more in this week’s issue!


Tenured Faculty! Ex-Gay Therapy! Java Joint Manners! Student Athletes! “Pretty Theft” Review! All that and more in this week’s issue. Have a great break!

War: A McMahan’s game

IAN HEDGES, News Editor    On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Beloit College hosted the third Annual Keynote Address for the Selzer Visiting Philosopher, Jeff McMahan, a professor of philosophy at Rutgers University. According to Associate Professor of Philosophy Matt Tedesco, the Selzer lecture started because of a generous donation from a Beloit alumnus, John Selzer, to … Continue reading

Peet on lockdown

STEVEN JACKSON, Editor-in-Chief   Last Monday, Peet Hall went into an indefinite lockdown. Now, only ID cards of Peet residents will grant access to the building. This extra security measure is in response to ongoing vandalism. This month, the vandalism incidents came to a head. Chalking has been an ongoing problem, but only recently has spray paint … Continue reading


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