Musselman lecture series brings MIT scientist to Gettysburg
Mar26

Musselman lecture series brings MIT scientist to Gettysburg

By Aphra Murray, Staff Writer Each year, the Science Department here at Gettysburg College welcomes the Musselman Visiting Scientist, generously funded by the Musselman Foundation. This year, the Chemistry Department welcomed Dr. Stephen Lippard, the Arthur Amos Moyes Professor of Chemistry at M.I.T. Professor Lippard’s talks centered around inorganic chemistry, specifically “Metal Mediated Biological Chemistry” – the title of his...

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Fluorescent tree frog species glows in the dark
Mar26

Fluorescent tree frog species glows in the dark

By Emma Gruner, Staff Writer In this era of political ugliness, it is all too easy to become discouraged. As our world appears to crumble with the chaos around us, we find ourselves hoping for something fun, something whimsical, or something no one could be offended by. As it turns out, a team of scientists in Argentina discovered the solution: a glow-in-the-dark frog! Technically speaking, the term is fluorescent. Fluorescence is...

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How much protein do you need in your diet?
Mar26

How much protein do you need in your diet?

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Just to preface this article, the specific audience I am speaking to here would be the somewhat healthy (read: not plagued with all sorts of symptoms of metabolic syndrome), somewhat resistance trained population. Certainly, vastly different advice with regards to protein intake applies to the obese population than does the freakishly lean/athletic population. Nonetheless, the advice I have detailed...

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Bullets defense comes up strong in win against Widener
Mar26

Bullets defense comes up strong in win against Widener

By Steph Karalis, Staff Writer Coming off a win against Eastern University, the men’s lacrosse team entered Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium ready to play Widener University. The Bullets started the game strong with a ground ball pick up by sophomore Chris Verdeur, which gave the opportunity for the Bullets offense to have possession. Only 2 minutes and 35 seconds into the first quarter, senior captain Reed Barbe was able to get the...

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Serving up smiles
Mar19

Serving up smiles

By Christopher P. Hawk, Contributing writer I love going to Servo every day because I am greeted by the friendly members of  Dining Services.  The members of Dining Services are great.  They always have a smile on their face, and they always come to work with enthusiasm.  They have so many responsibilities yet they tackle the challenge every day, providing delicious food in great quantities. The burgers and pizza they serve in the...

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