College to host two events discussing Islam next week
Apr25

College to host two events discussing Islam next week

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor After deliberation by college administration and despite opposition from numerous students, Robert Spencer, the Director of Jihad Watch and a FOX News contributor who focuses on Islamic fundamentalism in the context of terrorism, will speak at Gettysburg College next Wednesday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the College Union Building Ballroom. On Tuesday evening, President Janet Morgan Riggs sent a campus-wide...

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Student Senate bullet points: April 24
Apr25

Student Senate bullet points: April 24

Submitted by Brooke Gutschick, Student Senate Secretary The 2016-2017 Executive Board thanks everyone for their support this year. The Office of Student Activities and Greek Life will be offering grants to student groups for events in the first few weeks of school in the fall because Senate cannot allot money until the body has quorum $170.00 was allotted to the Society of Physics Students for drinks and food for their end of the year...

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President Trump’s Big League Mistake
Apr24

President Trump’s Big League Mistake

By Zachary Sobeck, Columnist On the night of April 7, President Donald J. Trump ordered an airstrike against an airfield run by President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. The strike was reportedly in response to the alleged chemical attack which took place just a few days prior on April 4. The United States government has accused the Syrian government under al-Assad of using chemical weapons (likely sarin gas) on civilians, killing about...

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Blasts from the past: April 20
Apr23

Blasts from the past: April 20

From The Gettysburgian archives: This week in 1900, an earnest editorial appeared in The Gettysburgian urging current undergraduate students and alumni alike to recruit young people to enroll at what was then Pennsylvania College. “We of Gettysburg do this with a clean conscience, and when we speak in terms of praise of the advantages offered by our college over those of others we need not be afraid that we shall be proven...

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What we know, what we don’t know: Robert Spencer’s visit to campus
Apr22

What we know, what we don’t know: Robert Spencer’s visit to campus

What we know and what we don’t know about Robert Spencer’s proposed visit to campus

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