Opinion: The Ruthless Man
May10

Opinion: The Ruthless Man

By Christopher Condon, Columnist Recently, a documentary was released entitled “Bobby Kennedy for President.” Predictably, the film focuses on the career of Robert Kennedy, beginning with his role as a campaign manager for his brother John and ending with a discussion of his legacy in the contemporary era. More specifically, it traces the journey of Kennedy toward the realization of the ideals he strived to achieve for his entire...

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Opinion: An Unsung Alumnus
May08

Opinion: An Unsung Alumnus

By Alex Tottser, Guest Columnist From Congressman Ron Paul to author Jerry Spinelli, Gettysburg College has a history of producing influential alumni. Unfortunately there are many great Gettysburgians that have slipped through the cracks, and Jackson C. Frank is one of those alumni. For most people, their only experience with his music would have been his song “Blues Run the Game,” which was played in the opening of episode three in...

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Senior Spotlight: Jake Ecke
May06

Senior Spotlight: Jake Ecke

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College men’s golf team has performed at an elite level throughout the spring season. Competing in six different tournaments and invitationals the Bullets have finished in the top four in all but one. Helping a young team stay this consistent is lone senior Jack Ecke, a political science major from Prospect, Connecticut. Averaging 80.8 strokes per round this year, Ecke has been a solid...

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Men’s Track and Field Races to Second in Home Invite
May02

Men’s Track and Field Races to Second in Home Invite

By John Zak, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College men’s track and field team took second place of 15 teams at the Mason-Dixon Invitational hosted by Gettysburg College Saturday. The invitational was the lone home meet for the Bullets, and the team made sure to show off for prospective students on Get Acquainted Day. Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg won the meet with 118 total points. The Bullets followed close with 114...

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Opinion: Walkout to End Gun Violence
Apr28

Opinion: Walkout to End Gun Violence

By Amanda Richman, Guest Columnist Last Friday, I delivered a speech about how guns claim lives in mass shootings, suicides, at the hands of police, and by intimate partners. But on Sunday there was another shooting in a Waffle House in Nashville. And 24 people were shot in Chicago this weekend, four of them fatally. And earlier this month, the police fired 30 rounds that killed Diante Yarber in a Walmart Parking Lot. In the speech, I...

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