Shots in the Dark Holds First 24-Hour Improv Event
Feb01

Shots in the Dark Holds First 24-Hour Improv Event

By Angelina Stambouli, Staff Writer On Friday at 8 p.m., Shots in the Dark began their 24-hour live improvisation at Stevens Theatre. Shots in the Dark President Roisin Daly ’23 organized the event.  Six members took the stage for the introduction hour, accepting topics from the audience to inspire their first acts. Those in attendance came up with topics and scenarios for members to act upon ranging from escargot snails, an antique...

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Senior Spotlight: Laura Duffy, Theatre Arts
Dec20

Senior Spotlight: Laura Duffy, Theatre Arts

By Brandon Banda, Staff Writer On Sunday, Dec. 11, Laura Duffy ’23 performed her capstone recital “After All.” Laura performed nine songs at Kline Theatre to represent her career as a theater student in both high school and college. The stage was set with outfits from musicals Duffy performed in over the years. All songs performed were solely from plays she was in, except one from “Something Rotten” to exemplify what it would be like...

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New Age for the King of Horror: Review of Stephen King’s “Fairy Tale”
Dec18

New Age for the King of Horror: Review of Stephen King’s “Fairy Tale”

By Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Stephen King’s newest novel “Fairy Tale” follows Charlie Reade, a high school athlete, through his, sometimes troubling, life. Charlie was ten when his mother was killed in a hit-and-run which drove his father to alcoholism. While his father searched for sobriety, Charlie gets mixed up with the wrong people, causing him to feel intense guilt over his wrongdoings. In the name of repenting his misdeeds,...

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Faculty Favorites: Albums
Dec17

Faculty Favorites: Albums

Compiled by Victoria Staub, Arts & Entertainment Editor As music streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music released annual wrap-ups at the end of November, here’s what five professors had to say about their five favorite albums and why they enjoy them so much: Timothy Shannon, Professor of History “In order of release year (I am a historian, after all): The Kinks, Muswell Hillbillies (1971): Many great musicians released...

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Senior Spotlight: Alicia Method, Cello
Dec11

Senior Spotlight: Alicia Method, Cello

By Nate Hoffert, Staff Writer  Alicia Method ’23, a double major in music and English, held her senior cello recital on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Paul Recital Hall. Method included pieces from composers such as Bach, Massenet, and Shostakovich, and she also included more recent pieces, such as “The People Could Fly,”  a 2020 composition by Alice Jones. One of her pieces, titled “Communion,” was written by her friend Natalie Dolan ’23, who...

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Dance Groups Hold Showcase and Senior Performs Dance Capstone
Dec10

Dance Groups Hold Showcase and Senior Performs Dance Capstone

By Ella Prieto, Staff Writer  On Dec. 4 the various dance groups of Gettysburg College had their dance showcase from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom. The groups performing included Zouave Dance Company, BOMB Squad, Divine Dance Ensemble, and a capstone performance.  Two students, Rin Stevenson ‘24 and Jae Bailon ‘25, were the MCs for the event, announcing performances and keeping the show running. BOMB Squad performed first,...

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