Winter Book Releases To Be Excited About
Nov14

Winter Book Releases To Be Excited About

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer The cold months of winter are perfect for curling up indoors with a blanket, some coffee or cocoa, and a good book to read. If you’re looking for a new book to stimulate your mind and warm your soul this winter, look no further than these current and upcoming book releases that are worth the hype. Becoming by Michelle Obama, out now: In this deeply personal memoir, the former First Lady chronicles her...

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PBS Searches for the Great American Read
Sep12

PBS Searches for the Great American Read

By Jacqueline McMahon, Staff Writer Everyone has heard about the concept of the “Great American Novel,” a book that encapsulates the spirit and culture of the United States, while also possessing great literary merit. But what is it that makes a book a great American read? Is it the prose, the storytelling, the characters, or a combination of the three? Does a book have to be impeccably written to be considered great, or is an...

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A Preview of Schmucker Art Gallery’s Fall Exhibitions
Aug29

A Preview of Schmucker Art Gallery’s Fall Exhibitions

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer A new fall semester brings a new set of exhibits to Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery. Schmucker Art Gallery provides students with opportunities to engage in discussions about important cultural events, research projects, and explore new topics in art. The first of Schmucker’s new fall exhibitions is The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500 – 1825, open from Sep. 4 to Dec. 7, with an...

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Review: ‘Bone House’ by Scott Laudati
Apr17

Review: ‘Bone House’ by Scott Laudati

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer “maybe the buffalo jumped the cliff for fun, left their bleached white skulls in the pits looking up. they’re hidden until the thaw. that’s when you’ll find them grinning with the spring bloom. don’t worry, eventually we all shiver in the sun.” This is just one of the many exquisite lines from ‘Bone House’, the second collection of poetry by New York based author Scott Laudati, whose...

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Netflix to Cancel ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘OITNB,’ and Other Originals to Update Company Image
Apr01

Netflix to Cancel ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘OITNB,’ and Other Originals to Update Company Image

By Jacqueline McMahon, Staff Writer In a shocking turn of events, the popular streaming service Netflix has announced that it will be pulling the plug on many of its beloved original programming, including popular shows like Stranger Things, The Crown, House of Cards, and Orange is the New Black, in order to revamp the company’s image. “It’s a new era for Netflix, and right now we really want to focus on what we think is the future of...

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