Weise Presents Research on Staff Wages at Gettysburg
Nov03

Weise Presents Research on Staff Wages at Gettysburg

By Gauri Mangala, Staff Writer On Thursday, October 26, faculty, administration, and support staff of Gettysburg College joined together in the Science Center to listen to Professor Charles Weise as he presented research conducted by himself and Jennifer Flores ‘19 on the issue of wages, both nationally and more specifically in terms of Gettysburg College. Weise presented the results of their survey of Gettysburg College’s hourly...

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Open Access Week Seeks to Address “Textbook Crisis”
Oct19

Open Access Week Seeks to Address “Textbook Crisis”

By Gauri Mangala, Staff Writer Jay Hauser ‘19 spent $391.43 for a single course’s materials during his first semester at Gettysburg College. “I had a class where we read classical text of [political] philosophy. But only sections of each text. But we had to buy the books. No one ever tried to bring in open source online copies of them and the professor did not provide them. Instead we spent a lot of money on like twentyish books and...

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GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation
Sep22

GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation

By Gauri Mangala, Staff Writer On Tuesday, the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC) hosted its annual orientation for their Gettysburg College Leadership Certificate Program. Students of all class years joined in the CUB Ballroom to learn more about the year-long program in which they are able to enrich their leadership skills. “Any student, no matter what their major is or what they decide to do outside of the classroom, gets...

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Interview: Emily St. John Mandel Discusses Her Upbringing, Writing, Career
Sep14

Interview: Emily St. John Mandel Discusses Her Upbringing, Writing, Career

By Gauri Mangala, Contributing Writer Emily St. John Mandel visited Gettysburg College Tuesday to deliver first-year students with a thorough and poignant analysis of her novel, Station Eleven.  I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down with Mandel and discuss her journey.   From British Columbia, Canada, Mandel was home schooled for her entire education. “Growing up in Western Canada, my parents were hippies, so it...

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Dodging the Bullet: Reflections of a First-Generation College Student
Aug26

Dodging the Bullet: Reflections of a First-Generation College Student

By Gauri Mangala, Contributing Writer For many college students, college is a time of liberation. A time where we finally get to taste that American dream, that sea of opportunities; that time where we finally get to reach out fearlessly and touch their Dream. Not me, though. I’m terrified. It’s not about leaving home or being ready to be an adult. I’m so scared because the America that I loved and was ready to be a part of is slowly...

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