Kaziboni Announces Departure from Sunderman Conservatory
May10

Kaziboni Announces Departure from Sunderman Conservatory

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Conservatory musicians received surprising news Thursday afternoon, just days after having completed their end-of-semester jury performances: Vimbayi Kaziboni, the Director of the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra (GCSO), is leaving Gettysburg College. Kaziboni, an Assistant Professor of Music who came to Gettysburg in the fall of 2016 and also taught classes in musicology and was scheduled...

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Review: The Voidz New Album ‘Virtue’  Offers a Wide Array of Genres
Apr26

Review: The Voidz New Album ‘Virtue’ Offers a Wide Array of Genres

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Reviewing “Virtue,” the latest album from the Voidz, is a daunting task. The band, which consists of Julian Casablancas of the Strokes, Jeramy “Beardo” Gritter, Amir Yaghmai, Jacob “Jake” Bercovici, Alex Carapetis, and Jeff Kite, has been on my mind since they released their debut album ‘Tyranny’ in 2014. “Tyranny” was an album that challenged me. At...

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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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Sunderman Spotlight: Meggie Loughran
Apr13

Sunderman Spotlight: Meggie Loughran

What is your major? Music and International Affairs double Major with a French minor. What is your instrument? Cello What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? The most important part of my experience in the conservatory has been all the incredible chamber music opportunities I have had. I have been able to work with so many of the faculty members and students and it is this collaboration that makes music...

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A Mirror and Filter of Reality
Apr03

A Mirror and Filter of Reality

By Christopher Condon, Contributing Writer Over the past several years, multiple films have risen as emblems of the advancement of LGBT acceptance. “Call Me by Your Name” and “Love, Simon,” while embracing this spirit wholeheartedly, also stand out as particularly great works of cinema, both garnering critical acclaim and broad appeal to general audiences. What is perhaps most striking about these two films,...

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Capturing Ghostly Music at Gettysburg College
Apr01

Capturing Ghostly Music at Gettysburg College

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer It’s a cold December night in 1988. The marquis on majestic theater reads “Twins” and Bon Jovi is playing on the radios in dorm rooms across Gettysburg College. Most students are partying, but Christopher Kelly has snuck out by the light of the full moon to head toward the battlefield alone, armed with just a tape recorder, a case of instruments, and his own acoustic guitar. Once he reaches the old...

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