President Arbaugh Delivers Speech Regarding Bob Garthwait at Student Senate
By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer
The Monday, February 26, a Student Senate meeting heard remarks from President Nick Arbaugh ’20 regarding the recent Bob Garthwait situation. He wanted the student body to continue to voice their concerns and questions but asks that everyone makes their statements well thought out. He reminded the room to be kind to one another in times like these, that it is our duty as Gettysburgians to ourselves and to our community. In closing, he said, “We can’t control the past but we can decide how we react and how we change our ways.” Arbaugh’s full remarks as prepared are below:
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