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Monthly Archives: April 2021

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

What is Iceage Doing?

Danish post-punk four-piece Iceage are set to release their fifth album, Sheek Shelter, this spring due May 7 on Brooklyn-based indie label Mexican Summer. Over the last couple of months, they’ve put out three singles from the album: “The Holding Hand,” “Vendetta,” and “Shelter Song.”

We used to do WHAT before COVID?

During this pandemic, there have been many cultural shifts that are seen as the new normal. As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and the end seems to be within our sights finally, we may still see this cultural change in a

The History of Godzilla and the Kaiju Genre

   Recently, Godzilla vs. Kong (dir. Adam Wingard) was released into theaters and for streaming, continuing the tradition of giant monster, or Kaiju, films in the international film industry. While America and Japan primarily dominate the Kaiju genre, it’s a genre that is recognized worldwide and

Sex In the Dark Event

  As the Health and Wellness Center begins to reclaim its status as a ‘programming powerhouse’ on campus, student programmer, Shruthi Chandrasekar’23, stepped forward to tackle an iconic Beloit College event — Sex In the Dark. On Fri. April 9, Chandrasekar revived the event, hosting a

Wisconsin Expands Vaccine Eligibility

   As of Mon. Apr. 5, 2021, the age range of those eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in the state of Wisconsin was broadened to those aged 16 and up. Previously, vaccinations were not set to be available to this age group until a month later,

The Trial of Derek Chauvin

   Ten months after the nation witnessed George Floyd’s death on the streets of Minneapolis, the trial of Derek Chauvin has begun. Mr. Chauvin, who last May, knelt on Mr. Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds, is being put on the stand. He faces

Joan Carling: Sustainability and Justice in a Post-COVID World

Every year since 1999, Beloit College has hosted a Weissberg Chair speaker to speak on human rights issues. Each speaker has been dedicated to human rights and social justice and has provided insight and new perspectives to the Beloit community, and has sparked conversations about