April 27, 2021

The Parkour Club

By Pam Miller Withers’78
and Arooj Hayat
  • “The Parkour Club” by Pam Miller Withers’78

Inspired by a group of parkour athletes in Yemen—who practice their gymnastics-like sport despite their war-torn surroundings—young-adult author Pam Withers joined forces with a mosque youth leader and parkour athlete. The result is the story of a Yemini refugee and parkour star trying to adapt to life in North America.

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  • Kerri Arsenault’90

    Investigating a slow burn toxic disaster through the lens of memoir

  • “Culture Conscious: Briefings on Culture, Cognition, and Behavior” by Lawrence T. White, Professor

    Culture Conscious: Briefings on Culture, Cognition, and Behavior

  • Genia Stevens’00

    Building an Ecosystem for Black Businesses

  • Fran Stahr’51 was one of five players known as the “Bucket Brigade” on Beloit’s pivotal 1950-51 team. Then-student Ray Metzker’53, who later became a revered art photographer, captured it all.

    A Decade of Dominance and Half a Century of Success


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