Presidential Search Committee Holds Forum: Students Voice Hopes and Concerns
Aug22

Presidential Search Committee Holds Forum: Students Voice Hopes and Concerns

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Presidential Search Committee brought representatives Jett Pihakis and Anne Coyle from Russell Reynolds to meet with students in an open forum in Mara Auditorium. Founded in 1969, the firm was selected “because they have outstanding credentials in higher education,” according to Vikesh Mahendroo, trustee and member of the committee. Coyle proceeded to organize the forum into three...

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False Start on Campus Mobile. Check Back Tomorrow.
Jul31

False Start on Campus Mobile. Check Back Tomorrow.

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor On Sunday, July 29, first-year students of Gettysburg College were excited to find their housing assignments up and active on the new student dining portal. So excited, in fact, that 77 first-year students posted their room assignments on the Gettysburg College Class of 2022 Facebook page, with a handful more of them posting questions on how to find their assignments. However, it was made clear soon...

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Blavatt Resigns Position as Executive Director of the Eisenhower Institute
Jun04

Blavatt Resigns Position as Executive Director of the Eisenhower Institute

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor  On Monday, May 21, Provost Christopher Zappe announced in an email to the campus community that “Jeffrey Blavatt ’88 has decided to resign from his position at The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College.” Blavatt had served in leadership roles with EI since 2007 and was its Executive Director from its integration with the college in 2009. He also served as a member of the...

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College Holds 183rd Commencement for the Class of 2018
May21

College Holds 183rd Commencement for the Class of 2018

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor For the Gettysburg College’s Class of 2018, the long-awaited day has finally arrived: commencement. Gettysburg’s 183rd commencement represents the culmination of their college careers in which the graduates symbolically exit Pennsylvania Hall through the Beachem Portico, mirroring their entrance during convocation during their first day, marking the end to their undergraduate experience. Hundreds of...

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Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake
May09

Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake

By Keira Kant, Associate Dean of College Life From the Kitchen of Kristen Kant, Keira Kant’s mom Cake 2/3 c. Unsweetened cocoa 2 c. Flour 1 2/3 c. Sugar 1 1/3 c. Water 2/3 c. Butter (10 2/3 T) 3 eggs 2 heaping tsp. Instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp. Baking soda 1 tsp. Amazing (vanilla)-overflowing 1/2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Salt Butter frosting 1 box confectioners sugar 1/2 c. Butter (one stick) 1/4 c. Cocoa 1/4 c. Water 1 heaping tsp....

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