Review: Pandemic
Apr26

Review: Pandemic

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer The Netflix show Pandemic provides an interesting look at the threat of a global pandemic. The series looks at how quickly a pandemic can occur and how underprepared nations around the world are. However, the series mostly focuses on the threat of a flu pandemic. It also examines the hope for a universal flu vaccine that can hopefully abolish the flu for good. Pandemic is a timely look at the threat of...

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Album Review: The Bad Flappin’ Birds
Apr25

Album Review: The Bad Flappin’ Birds

By Lauren Hand, Magazine Editor Well, does it flap or does it flop? That’s the big question for the debut album by the Bad Flappin’ Birds, and a few weeks after its release, let me be the first to say: it slaps. I mean, flaps. “Flap or Flop” carries us through ragers and ballads alike and successfully navigates a variety of musical and emotional altitudes. The album constantly surprises, but never loses momentum, riding a strong...

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The Theater Is Closed, but for Professor Christopher Fee and the Medieval Drama Class, “The Show Must Go On”
Apr21

The Theater Is Closed, but for Professor Christopher Fee and the Medieval Drama Class, “The Show Must Go On”

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer Gettysburg College is one of many college campuses that has seen traditions put on hold or outright cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This, however, has not stopped English Professor Christopher Fee and his Medieval Drama class. Every other year since 1999, the class has put on a live performance of their original adaptation of a medieval play for the college in the Spring, typically...

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Senior Spotlight: Ben Rhine
Apr20

Senior Spotlight: Ben Rhine

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Gettysburg College senior Ben Rhine is thankful for how the college’s liberal arts curriculum has helped him pursue his various passions. “The liberal arts setting of Gettysburg and the Conservatory quality level of education have helped me both pursue my interests as a musician and explore any secondary and tertiary interests outside the Conservatory,” says Rhine, a Music Major and Civil War Era...

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Senior Spotlight: Nathalia Mazza
Apr19

Senior Spotlight: Nathalia Mazza

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Given the unexpected transition to remote learning due to COVID-19, Nathalia Mazza ’20 is unsure about how the change will affect the rest of her senior year. “I will be finishing up my classes and my senior art capstone as best as I can given the situation.” She says. “I’ve had to adjust the size of my work for art to be able to continue working on it from home but I’m going to keep drawing and...

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Movie Review: Emma
Mar30

Movie Review: Emma

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer Jane Austen’s 1816 beloved novel Emma has been adapted many times to the screen, from the 90s film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, to the 2009 BBC miniseries, to the cult classic film Clueless with Alicia Silverstone, in which Emma is renamed Cher and plays matchmaker at her California high school. The latest iteration is Autumn de Wilde’s Emma, starring Anya Taylor-Joy as the titular Emma Woodhouse, the...

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