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A Starr is born: John Starr, beatboxer and Beinecke winner

John Starr, a junior studying linguistics, English and Persian, was selected as one of 18 recipients across the United States of the Beinecke Scholarship.

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

While preparing backstage for a high-level a cappella competition March 30, John Starr got an email that changed his life — out of 90 candidates from across the United States, he was one of 18 students who received the prestigious Beinecke scholarship.

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