Fall 2019 Performance Calendar at Gettysburg College
Sep11

Fall 2019 Performance Calendar at Gettysburg College

By Jennifer Clogg, Staff Writer Here at Gettysburg College, there is always a variety of events that students can attend. Of all the events offered in a single semester, my personal favorites are the conservatory performances and the plays and musicals. Below are the dates for all of the upcoming musical and theatrical events for the fall semester so that you don’t miss out on any of the best action! Next to Normal Performance dates...

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Review: Shazam
May01

Review: Shazam

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer Shazam tells the story of Billy Batson, a young orphan boy that is granted the powers of the Greek gods. Billy is the chosen one of the wizard Shazam, the last remaining member of the Council of Wizards. Shazam gives Billy all of his powers such as super-strength and speed. To access the wizard’s powers, Billy has to say the word “shazam.” At this time, Billy will turn into an adult...

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That Controversial Game of Thrones Scene Is Actually Incredibly Important
Apr28

That Controversial Game of Thrones Scene Is Actually Incredibly Important

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Everybody who knows me knows I’m obsessed with “Game of Thrones,” and considering how many times I’ve overheard people discussing “GoT” in Servo lately it seems a lot of other people here love the show too. But there are two major problems I’ve always had with “GoT”: its depiction of sexual violence and lack of racial diversity. It left a bad taste in my mouth when the very white Daenerys Targaryen...

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Review: YAWDAORB
Apr27

Review: YAWDAORB

By Kathy Scott, Contributing Writer Who doesn’t love a big Broadway musical number? Well, how about 15 average-sized Broadway musical numbers with a gender-bent cast? YAWDAORB is a fundraising event put on by SMuT, Gettysburg’s student musical theatre club. This year, SMuT was raising money for a non-profit organization called Broadway Cares, which raises money to support families affected by HIV/AIDS and organizations that supply...

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“Avengers: Endgame” Breaks Pre-Sale Records
Apr20

“Avengers: Endgame” Breaks Pre-Sale Records

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer Avengers: Endgame broke the world record for the most amount of advanced tickets sold last Monday. However, so many people going online to get tickets at the same time resulted in several online movie ticket sites crashing throughout the day. The sites crashing resulted in people all over the world waiting the entire day to get their Avengers: Endgame tickets. The number of pre-sale tickets sold shows...

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2019 Pop Culture is Taking Us Back to Our Childhoods
Apr18

2019 Pop Culture is Taking Us Back to Our Childhoods

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer The early 2010s were a simpler time. Artists like One Direction or Carly Rae Jepsen were at the top of the music charts. I still had a subscription to Tiger Beat magazine. The Avengers, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows were dominating the box office. Teenage girls everywhere were swooning over celebrities like Justin Bieber or Taylor Lautner. Now as a new decade is rapidly...

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