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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“I Beseech You” at Schmucker Art Gallery: The Feminist Movement, 100 Years Later
Dec13

“I Beseech You” at Schmucker Art Gallery: The Feminist Movement, 100 Years Later

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer This August marked the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. This milestone anniversary was celebrated by women across the country, but it also provides an opportunity for somber reflection on how far the women’s rights movement has come, and how much farther it has to go. The Schmucker Art Gallery’s exhibition “I Beseech You: Women,...

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Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7
Nov12

Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer The Trail of the Chicago 7 tells the story of a group of seven people who are arrested after a protest at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. The movie mainly follows these seven men as they go through their trial and await sentencing. However, the film also shows everything that happened leading up to the protest and the actual march in downtown Chicago. Aaron Sorkin, the director of the movie,...

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Theatre Department Presents Virtual Production of ‘She Kills Monsters’
Oct28

Theatre Department Presents Virtual Production of ‘She Kills Monsters’

By Lily Zhou, A&E Editor The theatre department has been hard at work on their upcoming virtual production of She Kills Monsters, Virtual Realms, which is set to premiere Friday, October 30 at 8 p.m. on YouTube.  She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms is a play by Qui Nguyen that tells the story of Agnes Evans as she copes with the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she...

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