The Greatest Night in the History of Television
Apr27

The Greatest Night in the History of Television

By Victoria Staub, Arts & Entertainment Editor and Carter Hanson, Magazine Editor The Academy Awards, or Oscars, are demonstrative of the greatest achievements in film of each year, at least according to the Academy. This year’s awards, which were held on March 27, highlighted numerous important and even controversial films from the past year. Arguably, the most important award of the night is for Best Picture, which deems a film...

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“Nice Again”: Lauren Browning’s Self-Written and -Directed Play
Apr11

“Nice Again”: Lauren Browning’s Self-Written and -Directed Play

By Victoria Staub, A&E Editor On Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, Lauren Browning ’22 opened her self-written, -directed, and -operated play “Nice Again.” Browning is a political science major with minors in writing and theatre arts. “Nice Again” is the second production she has written and directed at Gettysburg with her first being “A Painted Devil” (2019). Despite being only a minor in theater arts, Browning wished...

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Class of 2023: Gettyburg’s First Class of All Super-Seniors (April Fools)
Apr01

Class of 2023: Gettyburg’s First Class of All Super-Seniors (April Fools)

By Victoria Staub, Arts and Entertainment Editor Current juniors, the class of 2023, have not had an easy experience at Gettysburg College thus far. Having never experienced a full, normal year at Gettysburg without COVID restrictions, our almost-seniors are not ready to leave. Whether or not they were ready to leave, however, is insignificant given the fact that no student of the class of 2023 will be able to graduate during the...

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How COVID Affected the Majestic Theater
Mar30

How COVID Affected the Majestic Theater

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a variety of issues within the entertainment industry, the most critical being a sharp decline in the number of moviegoers. Gettysburg’s historic Majestic Theater has not been spared from the effects of COV- ID and has been forced to adapt to the new landscape of the film industry. During the pandemic, the Majestic was forced to close its doors for 431 days between mid- March of 2020 and late-May of...

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Dr. Brent Talbot Departs Gettysburg
Mar19

Dr. Brent Talbot Departs Gettysburg

By Victoria Staub, A&E Editor Dr. Brent Talbot, an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Education in our Sunderman Conservatory of Music, will be leaving at the end of this academic year. Talbot is taking a position as the Head and a Professor of the Department of Music at the School of Theatre and Music within the University of Illinois Chicago’s College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts.  Dr. Talbot has been a member...

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