After Initial Search Fails, College Appoints Interim Title IX Coordinator as McCary Departs
Dec16

After Initial Search Fails, College Appoints Interim Title IX Coordinator as McCary Departs

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Jennifer McCary’s tenure as Associate Dean for Violence Prevention and Title IX Coordinator in the College Life Office at Gettysburg College ended last week after she moved on to a position back at her alma mater, Bowling Green State University, as Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Title IX Officer. As the college continues to seek a replacement, Director of Student Rights...

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Frigon Signs Letter to DeVos Urging Reconsideration of Changes to Title IX Guidelines
Dec13

Frigon Signs Letter to DeVos Urging Reconsideration of Changes to Title IX Guidelines

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Student Senate President Luke Frigon ’18 signed a letter Monday along with more than 200 student government leaders from across the country addressed to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to reconsider her intent to rescind Department of Education guidelines pertaining to sexual assault under Title IX issued during the Obama era. The letter, which is embedded below as it...

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Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years
Dec07

Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor When Barry Streeter announced his impending retirement earlier this fall after 42 years with the college, including 39 as head football coach, Assistant Vice President of Athletics David Wright said that Streeter, the college’s all-time winningest football coach with 196 victories, would be “virtually impossible to replace.” Football will still be played next fall, however, and...

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What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?
Dec07

What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?

  By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor No, your mind is not deceiving you. The gazebo that once anchored the point where sidewalks converged between Penn Hall, Glatfelter, Plank Gym and Musselman Library is no longer there … and it has been absent all semester. The gazebo was removed from its former spot in May as construction began for the College Union Building’s renovations. “During the construction this summer all vehicle...

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DPS Crime Log: November 13-December 3
Dec06

DPS Crime Log: November 13-December 3

Compiled by Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor November 14, 2017 Larceny: Theft of Bicycles from Corner Cottage Porch; Closed: Referred to Gettysburg Borough Police (GPD) Drug Abuse Violation: Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and underage possession; Closed: Referred to Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR) November 15, 2017 Vandalism: Abraham Lincoln Memorial (Campus: Exterior – East...

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