Senior Spotlight: Ben Rhine
Apr20

Senior Spotlight: Ben Rhine

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Gettysburg College senior Ben Rhine is thankful for how the college’s liberal arts curriculum has helped him pursue his various passions. “The liberal arts setting of Gettysburg and the Conservatory quality level of education have helped me both pursue my interests as a musician and explore any secondary and tertiary interests outside the Conservatory,” says Rhine, a Music Major and Civil War Era...

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Senior Spotlight: Nathalia Mazza
Apr19

Senior Spotlight: Nathalia Mazza

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Given the unexpected transition to remote learning due to COVID-19, Nathalia Mazza ’20 is unsure about how the change will affect the rest of her senior year. “I will be finishing up my classes and my senior art capstone as best as I can given the situation.” She says. “I’ve had to adjust the size of my work for art to be able to continue working on it from home but I’m going to keep drawing and...

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Movie Review: Emma
Mar30

Movie Review: Emma

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Jane Austen’s 1816 beloved novel Emma has been adapted many times to the screen, from the 90s film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, to the 2009 BBC miniseries, to the cult classic film Clueless with Alicia Silverstone, in which Emma is renamed Cher and plays matchmaker at her California high school. The latest iteration is Autumn de Wilde’s Emma, starring Anya Taylor-Joy as the titular Emma Woodhouse, the...

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Review: Sense and Sensibility is an Austen-tacious Delight
Mar05

Review: Sense and Sensibility is an Austen-tacious Delight

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer This past weekend, the Owl and Nightingale Players performed their production of Kate Hamill’s Sense and Sensibility at the Gettysburg College Kline Theater. Adapted for the stage from Jane Austen’s beloved novel, Sense and Sensibility follows the Dashwood sisters, sensible and reserved Elinor (played by Tyra Riedemonn ’20) and romantic and emotional Marianne (played by Casey Creagh ’22)....

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Student Spotlight: Austin Nikirk
Mar04

Student Spotlight: Austin Nikirk

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer At the time of her interview, Gettysburg College senior Austin Nikirk was entrenched in preparations for her February 29th recital. The Music Performance major and French minor was excited for her big performance. “I will be singing lots of really cool music, with three premiers and songs in four languages,” Nikirk says. “My program takes three pieces composed by student composers from the conservatory,...

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