College Plans to Install Preventative Measures in Light of Recent Burglaries
Jan15

College Plans to Install Preventative Measures in Light of Recent Burglaries

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor Over Thanksgiving and Winter break, a series of burglaries took place on and adjacent to the Gettysburg campus, including in residence halls and off-campus housing for Gettysburg College students. On Dec. 26, William Lafferty, Executive Director of Public Safety sent an update to the burglaries, announcing that a person involved in the recent burglaries that occurred over winter break had been arrested by...

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Judaic Studies Committee Holds Anti-Semitism Panel
Nov02

Judaic Studies Committee Holds Anti-Semitism Panel

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor In an effort to continue fostering conversation on Gettysburg College’s campus concerning the Tree of Life Massacre last weekend, the Judaic Studies Committee organized a panel discussing the history of Anti-Semitism in CUB 260 at 11:30 a.m. The room was filled with Gettysburg College community members; every seat was occupied, and people stood around the back walls. Susan Russell, Chair of the Women...

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Student Senate Discusses Qualifications of Next Diversity Committee Chair
Oct30

Student Senate Discusses Qualifications of Next Diversity Committee Chair

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor Student Senate’s October 29 meeting flared up into heated debate over the resignation of Joshua Gonzalez ‘21 from his position as Diversity Committee Chair. President Nick Arbaugh ‘20 presented more information surrounding the new Greek life committee, Student Senate Committee of Greek Life (SCOGL). SCOGL will have two co-chairs, one that is affiliated with Greek Life and one that is unaffiliated with...

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Anna Perry: Physicist and Activist
Oct20

Anna Perry: Physicist and Activist

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor With a male-dominated field like physics, it is unsurprising that Anna Perry, who identifies as non-binary and passes for female, would feel uncomfortable in their major at Gettysburg College. In high school, Perry took AP Physics and faced severe harassment for being a woman in the class. Now at Gettysburg, Perry is the only non-binary physics student, with only two women majors in the Class of 2021....

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Students Report Better Communication from Facilities, but Still Have Unaddressed Concerns
Oct06

Students Report Better Communication from Facilities, but Still Have Unaddressed Concerns

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor Last spring, the Gettysburg College campus was consumed by an outbreak of mold throughout Hanson Hall, a first-year residence hall, which exposed a variety of frustrations among students with the response of Facilities Services to maintenance issues across campus. In that aftermath of the outbreak, the college commissioned a task force to address the communication issues students identified. This fall,...

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