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Kiara Davis: 22, Awakening of Self

If you haven’t been to the Gallery ABBA yet, here’s your sign to go now. This past week was the start of Kiara Davis’s ‘21, exhibit named “22, Awakening of Self”. This was a collection of twenty-two dynamic paintings based on Davis’s past with the

Student-Directed One-Acts 2021

The Student-Directed One-Acts premiered the weekend of March 18 and lasted until March 27. If you missed it you could still find it on youtube. Three seniors debut their adapted plays on Youtube premiere for this year’s event. Not being able to use the Kresge

“Minari” Review

The A24 film Minari came out this past year during one of the most difficult times for releasing films. Nevertheless, the film transcends from the screen and touches our hearts as a cherished family film during a rough time we find ourselves and our family

BIFF vs COVID

Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) had just finished its 16th season with many film submissions to view. However, this was their first time making an entirely online festival, which involved streaming films and interaction with filmmakers around the world. BIFF celebrates by bringing films from

Chelonia Screendance Festival

Our greatest performative dance Chelonia just passed on February 26 & 27, in case you missed it, don’t worry all great pieces can be seen virtually. Yes, that’s right, this year Chelonia held its performance on youtube premiering live. With premiering on youtube it gave

Remembering Verne Shaffer

If you have taken a stroll through the campus or even through the riverside park you may have come across sculptures like the one pictured. These sculptures if you look closely were made by the artist Owen V. Shaffer to most he was known as

Functionality of Gallery ABBA

The past year was no doubt tough on going out and resuming regular activities. One Beloit activity kept running however and adapted to the new challenges we face amidst this pandemic. Gallery ABBA is this activity that has come up with ways of facing the

“The Devil All the Time” Review

The Devil All the Time starts from the very beginning where the narrator explains this tale as different people living near each other in West Virginia and how they are connected by conflicts. Set between 1945 and 1965 a time where the U.S. ended one

Early Voting

As the final Presidential debate aired this past Thursday, we now are nearing the election. If you are not going to sign up for an absentee ballot and prefer to vote in-person, early voting started up this past week and will continue into this week.