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Gallery ABBA and BSU debut Black Lives Matter art showcase

The powerful, poignant Gallery ABBA BSU Black Lives Matter art showcase opened on Friday, February 10, to a crowd larger than any in Gallery ABBA’s recent history. Gallery ABBA’s student manager Grace Gerloff’19, estimated between 100-150 students, teachers and community members attended the event —

Robert Wrigley delivers authoritative Mackey reading

Wearing a grey sportcoat, grey beard and blue jeans with a red bandana hidden in his pocket, Robert Wrigley gripped the podium with both hands like a grizzled ship captain on stormy waters. Swaying from foot to foot, he boomed out a series of engrossing

Mac DeMarco announces new LP

Everyone’s favorite gap-toothed lothario Mac DeMarco has announced that he will be releasing a new album on May 5, This Old Dog. The album will be release through Captured Tracks. This LP follows up 2015’s mini-album Another One and Demarco’s 2014 breakout hit Salad Days.

Bandcamp raises $120K for ACLU

Bandcamp, a platform that allows artists to post music to be streamed, downloaded and purchased, led a fundraiser in which all profits earned by the website on Friday, Feb. 3, would be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union. Bandcamp announced it had raised $120,000

Annual Chelonia dance performances wow Beloit

The recent hate crime(s) on campus have forced me to ask a distressing question: “Do I really go to school with these people?” After attending Chelonia (directed by Chris Johnson) on Friday night, I found myself asking the same question, but this time it had

The dubious return of Mel Gibson

A historical drama set in Japan, in which the spiritual struggles of a foreign protagonist played by Andrew Garfield provides the central concern of the plot. A passion project stuck in development hell for numerous years made by a controversial director who had previously filmed

Succulent recipe for orange chicken

It has been a while since I wrote a cooking article and this past week I had an awesome dinner so I thought I would share the recipe for it. On Thursday, the Performing Arts House Co-op had an awesome version of Orange Chicken. My

Spanish Film Festival starts strong with ‘Ixcanul’

This weekend, the Spanish Film Festival kicked off with a showing of Ixcanul, an award-winning film made by Jayro Bustamante. Ixcanul, which translates to volcano, follows the life of a seventeen year old girl named María as she is coming of age. At the beginning

Review: ‘La La Land’ poised to sweep Oscars

From the director that brought us the Academy Award winning movie Whiplash, comes another Oscar bound movie, La La Land, the story of a struggling actress and jazz musician trying to make it big in Hollywood. La La Land presents us with a plot that