Netflix to Cancel ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘OITNB,’ and Other Originals to Update Company Image
Apr01

Netflix to Cancel ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘OITNB,’ and Other Originals to Update Company Image

By Jacqueline McMahon, Staff Writer In a shocking turn of events, the popular streaming service Netflix has announced that it will be pulling the plug on many of its beloved original programming, including popular shows like Stranger Things, The Crown, House of Cards, and Orange is the New Black, in order to revamp the company’s image. “It’s a new era for Netflix, and right now we really want to focus on what we think is the future of...

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Sunderman Strings Win Heart of Rabbit, Set to Open for Sammy Adams
Apr01

Sunderman Strings Win Heart of Rabbit, Set to Open for Sammy Adams

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer “Step right on up, folks. Come on up to the podium,” came the voice of the announcer. The crowd of participants and spectators shuffled forward. Earlier last week was a surprise announcement by the Music Department that student groups could have an opportunity to open for Sammy Adams at Spring Fest if they could successfully complete a secret task.  The crowd was full of talented students, all of whom...

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‘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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