Internet Sensation Allison Closs, AKA “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” Shares Her Story
Mar25

Internet Sensation Allison Closs, AKA “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” Shares Her Story

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor Allison Closs ‘22, also known as the “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” experienced a new development in her months-long association with the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor when, during an interview with DeVito on March 11, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel held up one of the now-famous photos of Closs and her cardboard cut-out DeVito prom date. “I had a lot of trouble getting a date,” said...

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Singer/Songwriter Nelly’s Echo Brings Music and Laughter to the Junction
Mar23

Singer/Songwriter Nelly’s Echo Brings Music and Laughter to the Junction

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor At 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, Baltimorean singer/songwriter Nelly’s Echo took to the Junction stage in the newest installment of the Campus Activities Board’s Coffeehouse Series. Throughout his hour-and-a-half setlist, Nelly’s Echo entertained his audience with not only his undeniable talent as a musician but also his killer sense of humor and charismatic personality. Before his performance began,...

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Happy New Year from the Features Staff: Our Resolutions for 2019
Dec31

Happy New Year from the Features Staff: Our Resolutions for 2019

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor To celebrate the beginning of the new year, members of the Features staff of The Gettysburgian have shared their 2019 resolutions. From traveling to being healthier to forming unconventional friendships, these goals might just inspire you to think of your own attainable (or unattainable) resolutions for the new year: Julia Chin ‘21:  I hope to study in England in the fall and finally see a Shakespeare...

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X-SIG Presentations Showcase Summer Research
Oct22

X-SIG Presentations Showcase Summer Research

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor On Friday, October 19, the Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute (X-SIG) Program held its 6th annual poster presentation event in the Science Center Atrium. Students in the Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology departments showcased their summer research findings to a crowd of their peers,...

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Speaking and Singing in Italian
Aug27

Speaking and Singing in Italian

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor For four weeks this summer, from June 1 through June 30, Elizabeth Buscher ‘19, a Music Education major, participated in an Italian opera and language program, called “Si Parla, Si Canta,” in Urbania, Italy. Encouraged by Dr. Susan Hochmiller of the Sunderman Conservatory, Buscher searched for summer programs during which she could further develop her musical ability. Last summer, she attended the...

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