College Will Wait to Find Permanent Replacement for Director of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education
Aug11

College Will Wait to Find Permanent Replacement for Director of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief When Tiffany Lane took over as Gettysburg’s second-ever Director of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education in the fall of 2016, she said, “When people look for LGBTQA-friendly private liberal arts colleges, I would like Gettysburg to be the leading example.” Now, less than two years later, Lane has left the college for a similar position at Colgate University and, when asked to assess the...

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“Lux” Chamber Choir Will Perform in Gettysburg on Sunday
Jul18

“Lux” Chamber Choir Will Perform in Gettysburg on Sunday

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A chamber choir composed of just over a dozen college students — including five who attend or recently graduated from Gettysburg College — will perform a concert on Sunday afternoon, July 22, at Christ Lutheran Church in Gettysburg beginning at 4:00 p.m. Lux, Latin for “light,” is a student-conceived and student-run choir directed by Robby Napoli ’19, a music education...

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FIRE Commends Gettysburg’s Freedom of Expression Statement, Urges Revisions to Campus Policies
Jun22

FIRE Commends Gettysburg’s Freedom of Expression Statement, Urges Revisions to Campus Policies

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a non-partisan group that promotes individual rights, especially free speech, on college campuses, released an article commending both the approach and the result of Gettysburg College’s yearlong process to develop an affirmative statement of philosophy on freedom of expression. Beginning in the fall of the 2017-18 academic year, on the...

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The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway
Jun18

The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief On the committee searching for a new president of Gettysburg College are seven members of the Board of Trustees, three members of the faculty, a member of the support staff, an administrator, and a student. The committee, which will hold its second meeting later this month, is currently working to select a search firm to help facilitate the search process. Charlie Scott ’77, the vice chair of...

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Arbaugh Appoints Gluhanich Treasurer of Student Senate
Jun08

Arbaugh Appoints Gluhanich Treasurer of Student Senate

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief After one election, Haley Gluhanich ’19 was set to be Student Senate’s president and Nick Arbaugh ’20 was to be its treasurer. Now, the roles are reversed. Arbaugh, who was elected president in the second balloting after Gluhanich, who won the presidency in the original election, was barred from running in the second balloting after an investigation found her responsible of...

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