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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,

Remembering Actor Michael K. Williams

On Sep. 6.  the world lost yet another icon. Michael K. Williams was best known for his role as Omar Little in HBO series The Wire (2002-2008). The actor is thought to have passed away due to an overdose. Williams was lauded for bringing a

Concert at the Slab

On the night of Saturday, September 4th, a crowd gathered at the Slab, a spanse of concrete behind the library and Art House.  Elsa Schroeder started the night by playing two original songs, accompanied by her own guitar playing. The crowd swayed to the calming

How to Know When to Upgrade Your Turntable

I was shocked to find a brand new Audio Technica turntable in my bedroom upon returning home for the weekend. It was not so much the presence of the new turntable that made my jaw drop, but the sound quality. Prior to last weekend, I’d

All Things Collected: Objects at Beloit College Opening

After a year and a half on hiatus, in-person exhibitions at the Wright Museum of Art have returned to campus. Thurs., Sept 23 marked the opening of the All Things Collected exhibition. The opening was accompanied by a midday mixer put on by the Arts

Album of the Week: ‘Tom Tom Club’

This week, I chose to review one of my favorite albums of all time: Tom Tom Club by Tom Tom Club. This self-titled album marked the 1981 debut of the Tom Tom Club as their own band, since they were initially founded as a side