Robert Spencer’s speech at Gettysburg College engages students in civil discourse
May03

Robert Spencer’s speech at Gettysburg College engages students in civil discourse

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor As Robert Spencer took the stage of the CUB Ballroom Wednesday night, the audience seemed unsure of what would happen next. On the heels of students at the University of Buffalo shouting down Spencer last evening, Jack Ryan, Vice Provost of Gettysburg College, had warned the audience to engage in civil discourse in listening to Spencer’s speech, which was sponsored by the Gettysburg chapter of the...

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DPS Crime Log: April 18-30
May02

DPS Crime Log: April 18-30

The following incidents were reported by the Gettysburg College Department of Public Safety (DPS): April 19 An incident of larceny (theft of student artwork) occurred at the West Building; the case was closed because there were no suspects or witnesses. An incident of fraud involving an email scam that asked for funds was reported at Apple Hall; the case was referred to Gettysburg Borough Police (GPD). April 21 An incident of larceny...

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Student Senate bullet points: May 1
May02

Student Senate bullet points: May 1

Submitted by Brooke Gutschick, Student Senate Secretary The new Executive Board was installed: Luke Frigon- President Aimee Bosman- Vice President Sarah Berkowitz- Treasurer Kate Helmstetter- Secretary Jackie Crowley was appointed as Clubs Liaison and Pat McKenna was appointed as Parliamentarian The new class officers and Senators were installed The outgoing Executive Board and Committee Chairs thank the student body for its support...

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Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community
May01

Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer Dr. Todd Green, Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College, presented on professional Islamophobia Sunday evening to a packed Mara Auditorium.  Green is a regular contributor for The Huffington Post and has appeared in various media outlets including NPR, CNN, Al Jazeera, France 24, and Reuters to speak on Islamophobia.   The lecture, sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and the Peace and...

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Students, college prepare for discussion of Islam this week
Apr30

Students, college prepare for discussion of Islam this week

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Preparations for three events that will discuss aspects of Islam on Gettysburg College’s campus this week are underway. The events — a speech on Islamophobia by Dr. Todd Green, Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College, a speech on Islamic fundamentalism by Robert Spencer, the Director of Jihad Watch, and a student solidarity rally in support of Muslim members of the campus community...

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