Album review: Dirty Projectors “Dirty Projectors”
Mar17

Album review: Dirty Projectors “Dirty Projectors”

By Kevin Wright, Staff Writer In an era of music streaming, YouTube, and computer created playlists, the album is becoming a lost art. More and more people do not listen to records straight through anymore, and less artists are making records that are cohesive sonically and thematically. This is a shame, since many of the greatest records of all time are concept albums. One theme that has appeared over and over again in the canon of...

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The geography of Servo
Mar16

The geography of Servo

By Shae Belenski, Contributing Writer One of the more tedious problems at Gettysburg College is telling your friends exactly where you are sitting at Servo. Let me provide an example: you have a plan to meet someone for lunch at Servo so you text them “Where are you sitting?” They respond with the vague jumble of words “Oh, I’m on the second elevated platform on the right-hand side”, or “I’m sitting at the tables behind the platform...

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Kindness and the First Amendment can coexist
Mar15

Kindness and the First Amendment can coexist

By Brittany Russell, Contributing Writer The political turmoil and polarization of 2016 and this day and age of government has brought out some nasty words in the United States and the rest of the world. I’m appalled and deeply troubled by the things being said and blatantly ignored by people in our country in particular, and I think there needs to be an understanding between the two parties at this point. I perused some of the...

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Women’s lacrosse topples St. Mary’s
Mar14

Women’s lacrosse topples St. Mary’s

By Claire Healey, Sports Editor The Gettysburg College women’s lacrosse team is off to a fast start, as they are 3-0 to begin their season. Their most recent victory was a 16-1 romp over No. 19 St. Mary’s College. Gettysburg was off to a quick lead with control of the first draw and a goal only 42 seconds in by junior Maggie Welsh. The Bullets would win the first six draws to go up 6-0 shortly into the game. Welsh would score three...

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2 Twitters = 2 Trumps: How’s that for math?
Mar14

2 Twitters = 2 Trumps: How’s that for math?

By Jay C. Hauser, Staff Writer President Trump’s 2016 campaign is long over. The days of campaign aides scrambling to spin whatever blather the then-candidate tweeted at 3:00 a.m. are long gone. President Trump’s personal Twitter account (@realDonaldTrump, not @POTUS), is now an asset to the administration. With 26.1 million followers, the personal account is a microscope into the thoughts and ramblings of the man holding the nation’s...

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