Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years
Dec07

Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor When Barry Streeter announced his impending retirement earlier this fall after 42 years with the college, including 39 as head football coach, Assistant Vice President of Athletics David Wright said that Streeter, the college’s all-time winningest football coach with 196 victories, would be “virtually impossible to replace.” Football will still be played next fall, however, and...

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What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?
Dec07

What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?

  By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor No, your mind is not deceiving you. The gazebo that once anchored the point where sidewalks converged between Penn Hall, Glatfelter, Plank Gym and Musselman Library is no longer there … and it has been absent all semester. The gazebo was removed from its former spot in May as construction began for the College Union Building’s renovations. “During the construction this summer all vehicle...

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DPS Crime Log: November 13-December 3
Dec06

DPS Crime Log: November 13-December 3

Compiled by Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor November 14, 2017 Larceny: Theft of Bicycles from Corner Cottage Porch; Closed: Referred to Gettysburg Borough Police (GPD) Drug Abuse Violation: Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and underage possession; Closed: Referred to Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR) November 15, 2017 Vandalism: Abraham Lincoln Memorial (Campus: Exterior – East...

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Senate Will Discuss Conferences Amendment at Meeting
Dec04

Senate Will Discuss Conferences Amendment at Meeting

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor A controversial amendment to the Senate bylaws that would restrict the body’s funding of conferences to $200 per attendee among other provisions will be discussed when Senate convenes tonight at 7:00 p.m. in CUB 260 for its final meeting of the semester. The amendment, as proposed at the November 13 meeting, states: 1. Should the Student Senate or the BMC allocate funding to a conference...

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College to Host Celebration of Life Service in Memory of Gordon Haaland
Dec01

College to Host Celebration of Life Service in Memory of Gordon Haaland

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Gettysburg College will host a celebration of life service honoring President Emeritus Gordon Haaland on Sunday, December 10 in the College Union Building Ballroom beginning at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Haaland, who died in October due to complications from an ongoing illness, served as President of Gettysburg College from 1990 until 2004 and is credited with helping transform the...

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