New Schmucker exhibition to highlight JMR
Apr01

New Schmucker exhibition to highlight JMR

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief The newest Schmucker Art Gallery exhibit, opening April 2, aims to highlight the life and work of Gettysburg College’s president, Janet Morgan Riggs. World famous artists like Jeff Koons, Ai WeiWei, Yayoi Kusama have all submitted works of art to honor the legacy of Gettysburg College’s greatest president. The exhibition will feature 10 larger than life size marble sculptures of JMR—eating Chicken...

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Album review: Dirty Projectors “Dirty Projectors”
Mar17

Album review: Dirty Projectors “Dirty Projectors”

By Kevin Wright, Staff Writer In an era of music streaming, YouTube, and computer created playlists, the album is becoming a lost art. More and more people do not listen to records straight through anymore, and less artists are making records that are cohesive sonically and thematically. This is a shame, since many of the greatest records of all time are concept albums. One theme that has appeared over and over again in the canon of...

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Bridging the gap between the kitchen and Renaissance art
Mar13

Bridging the gap between the kitchen and Renaissance art

Photo credit: Pinterest By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief A cookbook, a Vincenzo Campi painting, and the evolution of the kitchen in the home. Deborah Krohn, director of Masters Studies at the Bard Graduate Center, tied the three entities together at a lecture titled “Kitchen and Table in Renaissance Europe”, a part of Gettysburg’s “Year of Food”. Krohn, with four forthcoming publications, focuses her teaching and research on...

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The origins of the unity posters in college houses
Mar05

The origins of the unity posters in college houses

By Katherine Lentz, A&E Editor Democrat or Republican, Independent or Libertarian, we’ve all been witness to increasing tensions not only in the Gettysburg community but also in the country as a whole. Combating the divisiveness that has taken over our nation without taking a political stance has proven difficult for many people. However, Assistant Director of Residential & First-Year Programs, Julia Collett, collaborated with...

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Vanessa Martinez leads gallery talk on Jose Guadalupe Posada
Feb23

Vanessa Martinez leads gallery talk on Jose Guadalupe Posada

By Morgan Hubbard, Staff Writer Vanessa Martinez ’19 presented in Schmucker Art Gallery on Wednesday February 15th as a part of the Jose Guadalupe Posada exhibition. The exhibition, “Posada: Jose Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Penny Press,” will be on display until March 10th. Martinez’ talk focused on her experience moderating a panel at the “Mocking the Status Quo: Sociopolitical Humor and Satire in Latin America” Conference on...

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Schmucker Art Gallery offers tours of exhibitions and much more
Feb20

Schmucker Art Gallery offers tours of exhibitions and much more

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief Instead of spending the lunch hour fighting for Servo cookies next week, take an hour to tour the Schmucker Art Gallery. The gallery trained five tour guides to present an hour long guide through the two current exhibitions. Tours are offered Wednesdays and Fridays. Both “Conversations: Studio Art Faculty Exhibit”, and “Posada: Jose Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Penny Press” will be on display...

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