Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium: Psychological Studies of Makeup
Apr23

Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium: Psychological Studies of Makeup

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer Dr. Richard Russell, Associate Professor of Psychology, delivered a lecture titled “Psychological Studies of Makeup” for final the Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium of the semester on Monday, Apr. 15 in Bowen Auditorium. Professor Russell lectured on human behavior pertaining to self-adornment, which is widespread and can take many forms, most notably the practice of facial cosmetics. He...

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Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter
Apr02

Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The 2019 Springfest artist was announced earlier this morning to be the hip-hop group, Travis Porter. The group originated in Georgia and consists of three artists: the brothers Ali and Quez and their friend Strap. Their popular songs include “Ayy Ladies” and “Bring it Back.” They will perform in the CUB Ballroom on Friday, April 26. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7:30...

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Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library
Apr02

Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The Second Annual Human Library occurred in the Musselman Library Apse on March 27. This year, there were 18 volunteer books and over 45 volunteer readers. Natalie Hinton, Director of User Services, explained, “In the Fall of 2017, as a member of the campus Professional Development Committee, the conversation around sponsoring a Human Library began. The logical place to hold the event is our...

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April Fools: Updated Endangered Species List Now Includes Digest-Readers
Apr01

April Fools: Updated Endangered Species List Now Includes Digest-Readers

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer A total of three students on the Gettysburg College Campus who regularly read the Student Digest have been added to the endangered species list. The students have asked to be left anonymous for fear of the increasing threats to the survival of their species. The digest is emailed around at 12 am and 1 pm on a daily basis, and many use the Digest as a makeshift clock that helps them keep track of...

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Dodging the Bullet: Becoming an RA for the Fall Semester
Mar24

Dodging the Bullet: Becoming an RA for the Fall Semester

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer I became interested in applying for a position as a Resident Assistant on campus fairly early in my very first semester at Gettysburg. My initial inclination to find an on-campus job stemmed from my need to cover normal expenses at college, but it turned into a much more important part of my experience at Gettysburg. I first considered the position of RA when I talked to a current RA who had only...

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