‘Gypsy’ Goes All Girl
Mar29

‘Gypsy’ Goes All Girl

By Jennifer Clogg, Staff Writer When considering the best classic American musicals of all time, some of the first to come to mind are ‘Oklahoma!’, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, and, of course, ‘Gypsy’. The plot follows an overprotective mother called Rose, her bundle of biological (and “adopted”) children, and her submissive talent-agent boyfriend, Herbie. All Rose wants is to rocket her children, particularly her daughter June,...

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Movies to Expect in the Next Three Months
Mar28

Movies to Expect in the Next Three Months

By Katherine Lentz, A&E Editor 2018 is a big year for movies, as evidenced by the record breaking ‘Black Panther,’ and the current #2 box-office hit, ‘A Wrinkle In Time.’ But the year isn’t over yet, so below are some of the other most highly anticipated films of the first half of the year. ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ – March 23 The original Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro, had a lot to offer Sci-Fi fans: giant fighting...

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‘Love, Simon,’ ‘Black Panther,’ and Why Representation Matters
Mar26

‘Love, Simon,’ ‘Black Panther,’ and Why Representation Matters

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer It’s strange to think that there has never been a major studio film centering on a gay teenager, or a blockbuster movie centering on a black superhero, before now. In the 21st century, we may think that we’ve achieved equal representation in the media – undoubtedly, we’ve come a long way, but the fact is people of color, the LGBT community, and members of other marginalized groups are still often...

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Peters Participates in National Trumpet Competition
Mar24

Peters Participates in National Trumpet Competition

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer Friday, March 9 was a momentous day for the Gettysburg College trumpet studio and the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. As most students departed campus and headed home for spring break, trumpet player Patrick Peters ‘20 was in Denton, Texas, performing in the quarterfinals of the collegiate solo division of the National Trumpet Competition. The competition, held this year at the University of North...

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Don’t Neglect the Saxophone in 2018
Mar22

Don’t Neglect the Saxophone in 2018

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer When one thinks about the saxophone, the first thing that pops into their head might be “Careless Whisper” or perhaps Kenny G, but the saxophone is an extremely versatile instrument with much more to offer than sleep-inducing elevator music. In order to showcase the range of the saxophone and exemplify its continued relevance in today’s music, I decided to compile this short sampling of...

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Review: MGMT’s “Little Dark Age”
Mar19

Review: MGMT’s “Little Dark Age”

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer “MGMT ARE BACK” reads a sign in the music video for “Me and Michael,” one of the singles from MGMT’s latest album, “Little Dark Age.” This is the fourth studio album from the band comprised of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, and it marks MGMT’s return after a four-year hiatus. From start to finish, MGMT’s latest release is captivating and meaningful....

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