Music Review: ‘Endless Nights’ by The Vacant Lots
May18

Music Review: ‘Endless Nights’ by The Vacant Lots

By Kevin Wright, Staff Writer It seems paradoxical to consider that many people are thrilled when confronting mortality y, but this is often the case. This is seen in horror stories and films, adrenaline chasing adventure seekers, and particularly relating to popular music, the romanticism and mythology of the 27 club, young musicians that burned bright and all too fast. It seems obvious that death would be a concern for humanity, but...

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Humans of Gettysburg:  Jack Lashendock ‘20, Political Science major & History minor
May16

Humans of Gettysburg: Jack Lashendock ‘20, Political Science major & History minor

During the first semester of my First Year at Gettysburg, I, like many students here, became involved with the intramural sports programs as both a player and a referee. As an avid fan of the game and an experienced player and official, I enjoyed the regular season playing goalkeeper for the Hanson Hall team and officiating matches between the various other teams. Unfortunately, my team’s bid to make it to the final was unsuccessful...

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AppTeezer: Google Trips
May15

AppTeezer: Google Trips

AppTeezr: Byte-size reviews of the latest apps Google Trips As we head into the summer season, many of us are anticipating a getaway or two. Because vacation planning can get stressful, why not let an app do the heavy lifting? Google Planning allows you to store all the information about your trip in one place, so you are not scrambling around looking for a place to stay or spending hours making reservations. Free Category: Travel...

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A warning for Democrats
May14

A warning for Democrats

By Brittany Russell, Staff Writer Donald Trump has solidified himself as one of the most divisive figures in American politics that we’ve seen in modern history. His rise to power has been met with stronger opposition than what we’ve seen since Vietnam. He’s made quite a turbulent debut in his first 100 days in office and has been met with both high praise and high opposition. As a Democrat, I’m thrilled to see other Democrats step up...

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Why the environment takes priority over other issues
May13

Why the environment takes priority over other issues

By Matt Salton, Contributing Writer The first issue that all candidates should focus on when thinking of running for office is what to do regarding the environment. This is because environmental issues require a lot of new ideas due to their changing nature. Of these environmental issues, the most pertinent are those of climate change and energy reform. These two issues are deeply connected and are my main focus of study. All issues...

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