Review: Fantastic Beasts 2 Plays Fast and Loose with Harry Potter Canon
Dec05

Review: Fantastic Beasts 2 Plays Fast and Loose with Harry Potter Canon

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Currently sitting at a 39% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the lowest rated movie in all of the Harry Potter film franchise. It also had the lowest opening weekend on record for all of the films. Despite all the ire it generated in fans, the anticipated sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them started off well enough. Eddie Redmayne...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Logan Santiago
Nov17

Sunderman Spotlight: Logan Santiago

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer What is your major? Music Education What is your instrument? Violin What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? I think one of my favorite things I have learned at the conservatory is how to play gamelan instruments.  I have been a part of Gamelan Gita Semara (our Balinese music ensemble on campus, we rehearse Sundays 4-6 🙂 ) all four years I have been at Gettysburg and it has...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Olivia Benson
Nov15

Sunderman Spotlight: Olivia Benson

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer What is your major? I’m a Music Education major! What is your instrument? I’m a vocalist, specifically a soprano. What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? Working with the Gettysburg Children’s Choir in the spring of 2018 shaped me in more ways than I can describe. I was challenged emotionally and mentally, which allowed me to grow as a musician, educator,...

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Winter Book Releases To Be Excited About
Nov14

Winter Book Releases To Be Excited About

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer The cold months of winter are perfect for curling up indoors with a blanket, some coffee or cocoa, and a good book to read. If you’re looking for a new book to stimulate your mind and warm your soul this winter, look no further than these current and upcoming book releases that are worth the hype. Becoming by Michelle Obama, out now: In this deeply personal memoir, the former First Lady chronicles her...

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Surfbort – Friendship Music Review
Nov14

Surfbort – Friendship Music Review

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Surfbort, headed by Dani Miller and consisting of David Head, Alex Kilgore, and Sean Powell, are a relatively new punk band from Brooklyn, but listening to them play you might mistake them for some forgotten group from the hardcore era of the eighties. Although Surfbort sounds vintage, the songs on their debut album, Friendship Music, are relevant to 2018, tackling topics from global warming and...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Rose Martus
Nov13

Sunderman Spotlight: Rose Martus

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer What is your major? I am a music and mathematics double major. What is your instrument? I play the flute and piccolo. What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? The most important part of my conservatory experience (so far) has been my junior recital. It solidified my passion for performing and made me realize how much I truly love music. How will your time here influence on...

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