Alpha Omicron Pi Hop Raises Funds for Ruth’s Harvest
Apr10

Alpha Omicron Pi Hop Raises Funds for Ruth’s Harvest

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer On Sunday, April 7, on the field between the Jaeger Center and the Health Center, breakfast was being served at Alpha Omicron Pi’s fundraiser, AOII Hop. This year is the second year AOII has done this fundraiser, and it was another successful event. A week prior to the fundraiser, tables were set up in CUB for students to preorder their breakfast for pickup or delivery on Sunday at the field. Each...

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April Fools: Digest to Replace Glatfelter Bell
Apr01

April Fools: Digest to Replace Glatfelter Bell

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer Over the past several years, the dreaded piling up of old college digests has plagued the Gettysburg College student. The upperclassmen receive two daily, but the first years, who are still at a most impressionable age, receive four every day. Because of the sheer number of lengthy digests, every student can be charged guilty of archiving a digest without bothering to read it. This proved to be...

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April Fools: Gettysburg Bullets Become Gettysburg Grapeshots
Apr01

April Fools: Gettysburg Bullets Become Gettysburg Grapeshots

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer In this rapidly changing world, many in the Gettysburg community share the feeling that the Gettysburg mascot, “the Bullet,” is dated and even offensive. In response to this attitude, The All American Association for Modern Mascot Improvement or AAAMMI (pronounced “The Triple A Double M Single I”) has devoted their services to the college to help develop a more inclusive and positive mascot for the...

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X-SIG Series: An Introduction to Photonics
Mar06

X-SIG Series: An Introduction to Photonics

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer Have you ever wondered how the internet worked or how to download 600 movies in a second? Look no further than Gettysburg College’s own Mara Auditorium! On Monday morning, Professor Balpreet Ahluwalia’s from the Arctic University of Norway presented his X-SIG seminar lecture on electronics and photonics. Don’t let these technical terms scare you, the concepts are quite simple. Ahluwalia described...

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LGBTQA+ Center Hosts “Feast & Feels with Friends”
Feb03

LGBTQA+ Center Hosts “Feast & Feels with Friends”

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer On the evening of Sunday, Jan. 27, a group of people equipped with poems braved the cold and ventured out into downtown Gettysburg bound for Waldo’s & Company. There, they attended “Feast & Feels with Friends” sponsored by the college’s LGBTQA+ Center from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to share and listen to poetry composed by themselves and their peers. As they filed in, everyone was treated to a Waldo’s...

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