Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories
Sep19

Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Saturday September 29, Mink’s Miracle Medicine is performing at Garryowen Irish Pub in Gettysburg in support of their new album, Pyramid Theories, so I spoke with Melissa Wright of the band to learn a little bit about her and the music. Wright shared a lot with me from the new direction of the band and what to expect from the new album to ancient aliens and the Pyramids in Egypt. First, I asked...

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CAB Kicks-Off Coffeehouse Series and Introduces Mug Club
Sep14

CAB Kicks-Off Coffeehouse Series and Introduces Mug Club

By Lizzie Hobbs, Contributing Writer Nestled between Commons and the Bullet Hole, the newly renovated space known as the Junction has been furnished with comfortable chairs and tables, outlets galore, and a brand new stage for live performances. On Thursday, September 6, the stage was broken-in by singer-songwriter Abe Parker, as part of the Campus Activity Board’s new Coffeehouse Series. Parker described his style as a “John Mayer/Ed...

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Aretha Franklin’s Celebration of Life
Sep13

Aretha Franklin’s Celebration of Life

By Grace McNamara, Contributing Writer “You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And Aretha is a gift from God. When it comes to expressing yourself through song, there is no one who can touch her. She is the reason why women want to sing.” –Angela Davis Aretha Franklin’s nearly eight hour funeral was truly an event fit for a “Queen”. Held at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple the service featured live performances...

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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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Review: “Go To School” by The Lemon Twigs
Sep10

Review: “Go To School” by The Lemon Twigs

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer The Lemon Twigs have not taken any breaks from writing music since their debut album “Do Hollywood” came out in 2016. The two brothers, Michael and Brian D’Addario, released an ep “Brothers of Destruction” and two singles earlier this year, but the real meat and potatoes that has had fans salivating at the mouth was the prospect of their sophomore album. The Twigs proved that they had the creative...

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Review: ‘Podunk Moon’ by Erin Geil
Aug30

Review: ‘Podunk Moon’ by Erin Geil

By Katherine Lentz, Arts & Entertainment Editor Erin Geil’s ‘Podunk Moon’ is simultaneously a punch in the gut, and a delight to experience. A poetry anthology is not typically the first thing I would reach for on a bookshelf, but this collection, complete with a snippet from Geil’s first full length novel, ‘The Great American,’ managed to thoroughly entertain me. While the subject matter of some of the poems is not laden with...

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