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Yearly Archives: 2017

Review: “Gang Signs and Prayer” – Stormzy

Grime, a genre previously defined by singles, loosies and pirate radio broadcasts is undergoing a major facelift. At the frontlines of the renaissance is Stormzy and his debut album Gang Signs and Prayer, a 16-song masterpiece that is chock-full of surprises. Stormzy is relatively new

Lake Forest snaps St. Norbert’s historic streak

The St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wis.) men’s basketball team saw its 50-game home winning streak against Midwest Conference opponents snapped on Friday, Feb. 24. The Green Knights (19-5) were stunned 73-70 after Lake Forest College’s sterling performance in the second half of the MWC

Pope Francis strives to be progressive

During morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis made a statement which has stirred up some controversy. He said that it is better to be atheist than to be a bad Christian. This has stirred up some angry feelings from many politicians and businesspeople,

Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Uber forced to deal with aggressive workplace culture

The popular ride sharing company Uber has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks, most recently for a string of concerns and accusations about the company’s workplace culture. Uber, which has been valued at nearly $70 billion and operates in more than 70 countries, promotes an

Review: “Impermanence” – Peter Silberman

The Antlers always thrived on melodrama. From everyone’s favorite tearjerker Hospice to the freeform jazzy styling of Familiars, The Antlers never did anything in half measures. Perhaps it was this commitment to maximalism that ultimately cost frontman Peter Silberman his hearing. The beardy, brainy songwriter

Diane Hendricks opens CareerTek, previews new YMCA

Diane Hendricks, the chairperson of ABC Supply and a trustee of Beloit College, was on hand Thursday to celebrate the opening of Hendricks CareerTek, a youth career development center aimed at assisting local children find the right career path with the help of local Beloit