LK5K raises money for women’s health
Dec04

LK5K raises money for women’s health

By Kevin Bielicki, LK5K Chair, Eta Phi chapter of Alpha Chi Rho Contributing Writer “LK5K” stands for the Lina Kranias Memorial 5K run, which is done every year in honor of a local Gettysburg citizen who passed away from a horrible battle with breast cancer. Her unwavering courage and optimism throughout her entire battle inspired her friends and family to create a 5K run that raises money for women to get free pap smears...

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Students stage sit-in to protest hate on campus
Nov17

Students stage sit-in to protest hate on campus

This slideshow requires JavaScript. This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available. By Ben Pontz, Staff Writer and Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief More than a dozen students have been sitting on the steps of Penn Hall since around 3:30 this afternoon to protest what they see as an atmosphere of exclusion, isolation and hate that pervades the student culture at Gettysburg College. In a protest they are...

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Moving past the gap
Oct22

Moving past the gap

By Nick Arbaugh, Contributing Writer It is a widely held belief that a wage gap exists between men and women in the workplace. Because the men in charge of corporations are greedy sexists, of course, women must automatically make less than their male counterparts in the same job. Lots of figures get thrown at you, asserting that women make a measly 70 to 80 cents for every dollar that a man makes. The White House and other government...

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Mike Pence stops in Gettysburg to talk veteran treatment and more
Oct12

Mike Pence stops in Gettysburg to talk veteran treatment and more

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor On Thursday, October 6 Mike Pence and his daughter, Charlotte, made the trip to Gettysburg to speak at a town hall event held at the Wyndham Hotel. The two first visited the Gettysburg National Military Park, paying their respects and taking in the profound historical significance of the site. Pence made the campaign stop in hopes to gain some traction for the Trump-Pence ticket in Pennsylvania, as...

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Chris Matthews and Howard Fineman engage students in political discourse
Oct07

Chris Matthews and Howard Fineman engage students in political discourse

By Annika Jensen, Editor-in-Chief Howard Fineman of The Huffington Post and Chris Matthews of MSNBC held a private, on-the-record roundtable with representatives of the college’s political organizations on campus Thursday, October 6. Participating in the discussion were members of College Democrats, College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty, Students for Hillary, Model Congress, the Gettysburg Anti Capitalist Collective (GACC)...

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