Senior Spotlight: Britney Brunache
Oct12

Senior Spotlight: Britney Brunache

By Laken Franchetti, Staff Writer Britney Brunache ’22, a senior theatre arts and psychology double major, always knew that theatre was going to play a major role in her time at Gettysburg College. In the summer of 2020, she wrote a play adaptation of the novel Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine by Bebe Moore Campbell. This sparked a deep interest in writing and directing her own piece of work. Now, a little over a year later, she is...

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Review: Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony Feature in Triumphant Return to Live Music
Oct12

Review: Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony Feature in Triumphant Return to Live Music

By Casey Ottaway, A&E Editor On Thursday Oct. 7, the Sunderman Conservatory’s Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony featured in the Conservatory’s first concert in the Majestic Theatre since February 2020. As those first dulcet notes reverberated through the theatre it was as though the music itself understood the weight of the moment. Under the direction of Dr. César Leal, the symphony orchestra opened the Fall 2021 concert...

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Senior Spotlight: Merlyn Maldonado Lopez
Oct10

Senior Spotlight: Merlyn Maldonado Lopez

By Noelle Muni, Contributing Writer Merlyn Maldonado Lopez ’22, a double major in art history and an individualized major titled “Magazine and Popular Culture in Media,” is the curator of one of Schmucker Art Gallery’s newest exhibits “Martin Puryear: 40 Years Since Sentinel.” Reflected in the marriage of her majors, Maldonado’s drive toward curation came to her as a combination of her love of art and communications. After taking her...

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Conservatory Students Qualify for Finals and Semifinals in Virtual Singing Competition
Mar30

Conservatory Students Qualify for Finals and Semifinals in Virtual Singing Competition

By Julia Dortch, Contributing Writer Students at Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music participate annually in the National Association of Teachers Singing (NATS) auditions, with some advancing to the semifinals and finals on a national level. Students at Gettysburg took part in the fall 2020 Allegheny Mountain Chapter this past semester, which was virtual for the first time due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns....

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Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching: Midnight Diner
Mar22

Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching: Midnight Diner

By Nicholas Koloian, Staff Writer When people finish their day and hurry home, my day starts. My diner is open from midnight to seven in the morning. They call it “Midnight Diner.” That’s all I have on my menu. But I make whatever customers request as long as I have the ingredients for it. That’s my policy. Do I even have customers? More than you would expect. Midnight Diner, a Japanese television series directed by Joji...

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Review: Judas and the Black Messiah
Mar21

Review: Judas and the Black Messiah

By Victoria Staub, Staff Writer In the middle of Black History Month, HBO Max released the film Judas and the Black Messiah. This title provides an incredible summary of this historically-based film as long as you’re familiar with the Biblical story of Judas’s betrayal of Jesus, the messiah. In this film, William “Wild Bill” O’Neal, played by LaKeith Stanfield, is arrested and given an ultimatum as to how he can serve his time: either...

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