Photojournalist Eric Lee ’15: On Community, Connections & Identity
Jun14

Photojournalist Eric Lee ’15: On Community, Connections & Identity

By Julia Gokalp // Staff Writer During Peace and Justice Week in late March, Eric Lee ‘15 visited campus to share his experience as a protest photojournalist. Although he had been interested in his field since childhood, his career was shaped by his time studying at Gettysburg College. Lee’s path to photojournalism was anything but linear: he began his academic career as a Health Sciences major intending to become a physical...

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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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“Moon Knight”: The New Direction for Marvel
Apr15

“Moon Knight”: The New Direction for Marvel

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor On Wednesday, March 30, Marvel Studios’ “Moon Knight” was released on Disney+. Three out of six episodes have been released at this point, and the show is proving to be a new, fresh story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Moon Knight“ is one of the first Marvel projects to be released in phase four that does not include ties to other characters or plot lines. Each of...

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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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Movie Review: “Spider-Man: No Way Home”
Mar30

Movie Review: “Spider-Man: No Way Home”

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor Arguably the largest movie of 2021, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” introduced a multitude of new concepts and characters for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his secret identity revealed, Peter Parker comes under investigation and needs a really good lawyer. Early in the movie, Matt Murdock, otherwise known as Daredevil, is introduced. Having Charlie Cox in the MCU is a huge step for including...

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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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