Senate Debates Budgets, Appoints New Members, Hears Proposed New Policy
Nov16

Senate Debates Budgets, Appoints New Members, Hears Proposed New Policy

By Sarah Hinck, Staff Writer and Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Budget proposals, committee presentations, and the proposal of an amendment to the Student Senate Constitution came to the floor at the body’s final meeting before Thanksgiving break Monday evening. Entering the meeting, Senate had allotted 47% of its annual budget, though only 18% had been spent as of the meeting. Because clubs are required to remit any unspent...

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New Bullet Hole Will Feature Variety of Improvements … Including (Perhaps) a New Name
Nov02

New Bullet Hole Will Feature Variety of Improvements … Including (Perhaps) a New Name

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor The TL;DR Construction of the new College Union Building is on track for completion by the beginning of next fall As part of the renovations, the Bullet Hole will see a tripling of its floor space and a variety of new menu options Commons will begin to offer more grocery-style items Dining Services is seeking input on a new name for the Bullet Hole With renovations to the College Union Building...

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Freedom of Expression Workgroup Hosts Open Forum for Students
Nov01

Freedom of Expression Workgroup Hosts Open Forum for Students

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Evidently, trick-or-treating could wait for the roughly 60 students who attended an open forum Tuesday evening to discuss freedom of expression with members of the college’s workgroup that will draft an institutional philosophy in the coming months. Students sat around circular tables in the College Union Building Ballroom to discuss their thoughts in small groups, a similar format to what...

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Amendment to Senate Constitution Will Change How Clubs Fundraise
Oct31

Amendment to Senate Constitution Will Change How Clubs Fundraise

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor After weeks of spirited discussion in meetings of the Gettysburg College Student Senate as to whether the body should offset overhead costs of club fundraisers since clubs keep all of the proceeds, Senate voted last evening to amend its constitution by introducing a subsection that would require clubs to reimburse Senate the amount it allots for most fundraisers. Senate, which, entering last...

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Watch: Garthwait Leadership Summit
Oct27

Watch: Garthwait Leadership Summit

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Garthwait Leadership Center held its annual leadership summit Tuesday. Moderated by Dean of Students Julie Ramsey, the panelists were: Mark Kieffer ’93, B.A. Management: IT Infrastructure Portfolio Manager, US Department of Treasury Dr. Chris Bowman ’00, B.A. Music Education: Middle School Principal, Conewago Valley School District An Almquist ’02, B.A. Management: Educator,...

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