CollegesMarietta Times

Beck named student of month

This year has been drastically different for Washington State Community College (WSCC) Student of the Month April Beck. In 2020, she found herself reeling from pandemic-related events that ultimately forced her to shift her perspective and begin a new chapter in her life. Today she’s enrolled in college and finally pursuing her life-long dream to earn an accounting degree.
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Beck says Oasis were one of the first UK acts to embrace him early in his career

Beck has revealed that Oasis were one of the first UK acts to embrace him early on in his career, at a time when he was struggling to get a gig in England. Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on his Apple Music show to mark 25 years of his fifth album ‘Odelay’, the American singer-songwriter discussed Oasis remixing his 1996 song ‘Devils Haircut’, and how the legendary band were one of the first to show him love.
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SOFTBALL: Beck drives in game-winner for Goats, 10-9

Brian Beck’s single drove in Chad Henson with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as The Goats got past Team Extreme 10-9 in Rolla Men’s Softball League action Tuesday, June 15 at Ber Juan Park. Henson belted two homers, a double and scored three times for...

Beck’s ‘Odelay’ Is Still a Potent Stew of Rock, Hip-Hop, Folk, and Soul 25 Years Later

The story and successes of Beck‘s Odelay essentially begin in three different places. The first is the Beastie Boys and their 1989 album, Paul’s Boutique. Following the massive success of their debut LP, the trio turned to then-unknown producers, the Dust Brothers, to make that follow-up. The beats the Dust Brothers came up with were largely stitched together from disparate samples of other music, creating a head-spinning mélange of sound that was a huge commercial flop for the Beastie Boys. However, Paul’s Boutique turned out to be a slow burner, and musicians and new fans alike discovered it gradually over the years. It ended up being hugely influential as the 1990s wore on.

Beck says he wanted to sample Labi Siffre before Eminem got there first

Beck says he was planning to sample Labi Siffre’s ‘I Got The…’ before Eminem beat him to it. Marshall Mathers famously used the track in his massive 1999 hit ‘My Name Is…’, but wasn’t the first to think about sampling the 1975 song. Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Apple Music...
Jefferson, WIWatertown Daily Times

WIAA softball: Beck, Jefferson take care of Monroe in regional final

JEFFERSON — The Eagles can cross off regional champs from their list. Jefferson certainly seems to have bigger aspirations this postseason as the undefeated Eagles cruised by Monroe, 12-0, in a WIAA Division 2 regional final Wednesday at Riverfront Park. “I’m very excited to get this step taken care of,”...
Harrisonburg, VADaily News-Record

PREP ROUNDUP: Beck Earns All-State Status

It was a fitting end to the long, and decorated, career of Harrisonburg senior David Beck. The Virginia Tech signee finished with a time of 1:57.75 to finish third in the boys 800-meter run at the Virginia High School League Class 5 outdoor track and field championships on Friday at Todd Stadium in Newport News.
EntertainmentPark Rapids Enterprise

Beck takes on executive director role at Nemeth

Tessa Beck is excited about the Nemeth Art Center opening to the public for the first time since being appointed as its executive director in late 2020. Previously the NAC’s gallery director, she worked closely with previous executive director Nicolle LaFleur. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Beck said, “things really shifted...

Beck, Spartans bash Rebels

Emma Beck knew she’d have to step up. She had worked a good rotation with her sister up through last season, but with Megan Beck moving on to Simpson College, it was time for the little sister to take on an increased role. “I had to really get ready for...
Brookhaven, GACovington News

BECK: A ‘walk in the park’ is no longer that

If you haven’t heard, a pregnant woman this week was reportedly stabbed in the back by a man while walking along a trail in Brookhaven, near Atlanta. She had her 3-year-old son with her — can you imagine the terror this child witnessed?. Unfortunately, the woman was forced to undergo...

Beck’s holds second 5K to support cancer research

American Institute for Cancer Research selected as 2021 beneficiary. Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States, held its second annual 5K on June 5 at its headquarters in Atlanta. Beck’s 5K promotes health and wellness among Beck’s employees and their families, customers, seed dealers, and the community.