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Yearly Archives: 2021

The Star-Strudded 2021 Met Gala

It is no secret that the highlight of the Met Gala is the fashion! Since 1946, the Met Gala, or ‘the Super Bowl of fashion,’ has garnered public attention and media coverage due to the glamorous, and often outlandish attire that guests come dressed in.

Folk and Blues Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Beloit College kicked off its lineup of annual campus-wide events with none other than the Folk and Blues festival on Sat., Sep. 11. The event marked not only the first of many in-person events to come this school year, but the 50th anniversary of Folk

Album of the Week: ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’

The album I’ve chosen to review this week is by an artist who has been regarded as one of the most influential musicians of all time: Kendrick Lamar. While Lamar had released an album a year prior, it was the 2012 release of ‘good kid,

Gov Evers Presents Energy Efficiency Award

On Wed. Sep 8, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers visited Beloit College to present The Powerhouse with a statewide Energy Efficiency Excellence award. Beloit is one of twelve recipients of the accomplishment. The presentation took place outside the ground level. Following the presentation, Evers took part

Biden Calls Code Red on Climate Change

President Biden paid a visit to areas who were directly impacted by the deadly havoc Hurricane Ida stirred up earlier this month. As Biden visited cities such as New Jersey, who accounted for more than half of the death toll, Queens, and Manville. The president

An Interview With Frank McKearn IV

I had described Frank McKearn IV as an enigma. He seemed mysterious, always roaming around campus and through the Powerhouse, always on a mission to somewhere. I had first noticed McKearn last year, first just through seeing him at the Powerhouse, then as engineer and

A Day at the Farmers Market

The Beloit Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 9:00 am to noon, May through October. This long standing open air market has been a part of downtown Beloit since 1974. On Saturday, I visited the market to see what it had to offer.  Walking into

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

The Beloit Snappers hosted the South Bend Cubs on Wednesday Sept 8. They also hosted Beloit College students. Students received an email the week prior about signing up for free Snappers tickets. It seemed only a handful took advantage. But hey, that is better than

Buccaneers Officially Start Their Season

How great is it that sports are back? I’m excited, I know these athletes are excited to be back. I wish we didn’t have to worry about cancellations, but we do. Unfortunately, some teams have had cancellations. Men’s and Women’s soccer both had cancelled games