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December Dance Workshop: Student works take the stage

This year the December Dance Workshop was once again very well done and incorporated fourteen pieces ranging from two five minutes. Throughout the semester student dancers met to rehearse with the piece’s choreographer who were also students. There were pieces that displayed love, hate and

Two Door Cinema Club: Lost within their own genre

Although they were relatively unknown for the first several years of their existence, Two Door Cinema Club quickly became a household name within the indie rock scene following the release of their 2010 debut album, Tourist History. Part of what made the Northern Ireland-based group

West African Dance Comes to Beloit

            Andrea Markus, a teacher of West African Dance based out of New York City, spent the past week at Beloit College offering a variety of workshops and classes. Markus taught four open classes for the college community, one class with high school students in the

Turtles All the Way Down, A new novel by John Green

October 10th 2017 and Turtles All the Way Down marked the return of YA powerhouse John Green. Green’s previous novels include Printz-Award Winner Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and the international bestseller The Fault In Our Stars. Turtles All the Way

Halfmoon Bay Pumpkin Festival

Every year, Half Moon Bay, a relatively small coastside community just 30 miles south of San Francisco, hosts one of the largest Pumpkin Festivals in the nation, if not the world. This year, the Safeway World Champion Pumpkin Weigh-in contest took place on October 14

Tom Petty: Old school rock icon leaves nation heartbroken

Tom Petty was the kind of rock icon who appealed to nearly everybody. With his passing on Oct. 2, 2017 from a major cardiac arrest in California, the world simultaneously mourned the passing of rock superstardom itself. Sure, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen are still

Browder returns to Beloit as Ferrall Artist-in-Residence

This past week, the Beloit College Art Department was pleased to welcome back Amanda Browder’98, as this year’s Victor E. Ferrall, Jr. Artist-in-Residence. Born in Missoula, Mont., Browder received her B.A. in Sculpture Studio Art from Beloit College. She then proceeded to earn two more

A Review of Season 1 of HBO’s Westworld

Is Westworld a sign of the end of Peak TV? It looks and feels like a great TV show. It has lots of people making cryptic pronouncements on the show’s carefully telegraphed weighty themes, pretty sets which look like they cost a lot of money,