College Unable to Conduct ‘Proper Investigation’ Into DUI, Closes Inquiry Without Charges Against Fraternity
Sep21

College Unable to Conduct ‘Proper Investigation’ Into DUI, Closes Inquiry Without Charges Against Fraternity

The TL;DR On Oct. 29, 2017, a 19-year old Gettysburg College sophomore flipped his car on W. Lincoln Avenue shortly before 2:30 a.m. He had left from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, where he said he had been drinking previously. After the police concluded its investigation, which resulted in bringing five charges against the individual, the college began an investigation of its own, but it was unable to find evidence to...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: August 30, 2018
Aug31

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: August 30, 2018

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The agenda for the semester’s first meeting of the Gettysburg College faculty, held Thursday afternoon, was largely informational and celebratory, and no official action was taken during the hour-long affair. Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs opened the meeting with some introductory remarks, new chair of the college’s Board of Trustees David Brennan ’75, former CEO of...

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Eisenhower Institute to Offer Retooled Set of Programming in Fall 2018
Aug28

Eisenhower Institute to Offer Retooled Set of Programming in Fall 2018

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Eisenhower Institute’s fall 2018 programming will shift its focus to the 34th president’s legacy and will aim to engage a broader swath of Gettysburg College students. Of the six application-based programs that will run beginning this fall, three are new: Eisenhower’s Decisions, a program for first-years and sophomores led by Provost Chris Zappe that will explore...

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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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