Day: October 4, 2013


Solar D Needs Our Help. Let’s Help Them!

Our peers on the Solar D team have been spending insane amounts of time the past year and a half designing, constructing, taking down, and rebuilding InSite, a solar powered house for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California. The past two weeks they’ve been rebuilding their house in Irvine and two days ago they finished! Now the competition has begun and one part of itContinue reading


FRIDAY Events: Lectures, Screenings, Bonfires, oh my!

It’s the end of another tough week of classes, but personally I’ve never felt as alive and energized as I do right now. I give 100% of the credit to Angelique Kidjo, whose performance last night was electrifying. inspiring. otherworldly. we had a goddess in our midst. SOOO if you’ve got as much energy as I do on an otherwise dreary Friday afternoon, maybe I’ll see you at some/all ofContinue reading


BREAKING: Angelique Kidjo Brings Our School Together

Tonight a rare, maybe even unprecedented thing happened: students, staff, faculty, children, and townspeople all came together to dance and sing and love each other. It was all thanks to Angelique Kidjo, the Queen of African Music, who performed a concert for the ages in Nelson Arena full of energy, love, and good vibes. middbeat has some of the best moments of the night here: First of all, she sangContinue reading