Complaint Filed Against College, Phi Sigma Kappa Alleges Failure to Address Sexual Assault
Dec05

Complaint Filed Against College, Phi Sigma Kappa Alleges Failure to Address Sexual Assault

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A civil complaint filed in federal court in October says that the college violated Title IX by failing to investigate a reported sexual assault that allegedly occurred in October 2016. Kelsi Kennedy, who was visiting her brother Ryan, at the time a Gettysburg College senior, alleges that she went to a party at 343 Carlisle Street on October 22, 2016, was served alcohol, was led to a smaller room...

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Presidential Search Committee Enters Interview Phase “Very Impressed” with Pool of Candidates
Dec03

Presidential Search Committee Enters Interview Phase “Very Impressed” with Pool of Candidates

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Presidential Search Committee has moved a step closer to naming the 15th President of Gettysburg College. A message to the campus community sent Monday afternoon announced that the committee has entered the interview phase “excited, impressed, even flattered by the caliber of professionals who are interested in leading Gettysburg College.” Charlie Scott ’77, who is chairing the...

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A Note from The Gettysburgian’s Editor-in-Chief Regarding Our Editorial Processes
Dec03

A Note from The Gettysburgian’s Editor-in-Chief Regarding Our Editorial Processes

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Tonight, the Gettysburg College Student Senate will consider whether to adopt an opinion regarding the conduct of on-campus media organizations. I do not know what that opinion contains, and senators should vote their conscience with respect to its adoption. I did, however, want to take this opportunity to clarify how The Gettysburgian operates in hopes of alleviating confusion that seems to crop up...

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Contractor Working on CUB Construction Charged with Stalking Gettysburg Student
Nov20

Contractor Working on CUB Construction Charged with Stalking Gettysburg Student

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A man who was working for an outside contractor on the College Union Building (CUB) construction project at Gettysburg College earlier this fall has been charged with two felony counts of stalking and three misdemeanor counts of harassment. Michael Zapcic, an employee of Frey-Lutz, made numerous phone calls and approached a college student who works at the CUB desk, an affidavit filed in Adams County...

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Decision 2018: Students Participate in Midterm Election As Turnout Doubles 2014 Totals in Campus Precinct
Nov07

Decision 2018: Students Participate in Midterm Election As Turnout Doubles 2014 Totals in Campus Precinct

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief When it was all said and done, just over 880 voters cast ballots in Gettysburg’s second precinct in the College Union Building (CUB) Ballroom Tuesday. According to records kept by Andrew Dalton ’19, President of Gettysburg College Democrats, based on his club’s poll watchers, 426 of those voters were college students, representing 77 percent turnout among registered student voters...

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