Review: The Beginning of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2006), A Bad Apple
Oct11

Review: The Beginning of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2006), A Bad Apple

By Alex Romano, Associate Editor I have a history with the Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel. Like many other horror movies spanning from 2003, the year the first Chainsaw remake came out, to the early 2010s, when a casting director made the inexplicable decision to cast Mary Elizabeth Winstead as a suitable replacement for Kurt Russell in 2011’s The Thing, The Beginning was an entry in a series of nostalgic reboots of beloved horror...

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Review: Avengers Infinity War
Sep25

Review: Avengers Infinity War

By Ethan Cannistra, Contributing Writer Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War is the culmination of ten years of story telling and nine cinematic franchises. Marvel began crafting its cinematic universe in 2008 with Iron Man and has only continued to grow. Over the years, audiences have been introduced to characters such as Captain America, Thor, Dr. Strange, and many more. Now, after ten years of anticipation, all of Marvel’s iconic...

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Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories
Sep19

Melissa Wright of Mink’s Miracle Medicine Spills the Beans on Pyramid Theories

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Saturday September 29, Mink’s Miracle Medicine is performing at Garryowen Irish Pub in Gettysburg in support of their new album, Pyramid Theories, so I spoke with Melissa Wright of the band to learn a little bit about her and the music. Wright shared a lot with me from the new direction of the band and what to expect from the new album to ancient aliens and the Pyramids in Egypt. First, I asked...

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CAB Kicks-Off Coffeehouse Series and Introduces Mug Club
Sep14

CAB Kicks-Off Coffeehouse Series and Introduces Mug Club

By Lizzie Hobbs, Contributing Writer Nestled between Commons and the Bullet Hole, the newly renovated space known as the Junction has been furnished with comfortable chairs and tables, outlets galore, and a brand new stage for live performances. On Thursday, September 6, the stage was broken-in by singer-songwriter Abe Parker, as part of the Campus Activity Board’s new Coffeehouse Series. Parker described his style as a “John Mayer/Ed...

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Aretha Franklin’s Celebration of Life
Sep13

Aretha Franklin’s Celebration of Life

By Grace McNamara, Contributing Writer “You know a force from heaven. You know something that God made. And Aretha is a gift from God. When it comes to expressing yourself through song, there is no one who can touch her. She is the reason why women want to sing.” –Angela Davis Aretha Franklin’s nearly eight hour funeral was truly an event fit for a “Queen”. Held at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple the service featured live performances...

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PBS Searches for the Great American Read
Sep12

PBS Searches for the Great American Read

By Jacqueline McMahon, Staff Writer Everyone has heard about the concept of the “Great American Novel,” a book that encapsulates the spirit and culture of the United States, while also possessing great literary merit. But what is it that makes a book a great American read? Is it the prose, the storytelling, the characters, or a combination of the three? Does a book have to be impeccably written to be considered great, or is an...

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