Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message
Nov17

Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message

By Sam Shourds, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Attic, students and faculty mingled with community members awaiting the performance of Italian Hip-Hop artist Amir Issaa. The vibe was relaxed and conversational as everyone sat at tables and around the bar. Upon taking the stage, Issaa announced that the space was not a classroom, but a club, and prompted everyone to get on their feet and gather around the stage.  Audience...

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DPS Crime Log: November 2-11, 2018
Nov16

DPS Crime Log: November 2-11, 2018

Compiled by Kaley Michael, Staff Writer November 2, 2018 (Friday) Assault/Aggravated-Hands, Fist, Feet Etc. at Rice Hall; Open-Under investigation by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Drug Abuse Violation/Possession of Marijuana/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at Corner Cottage; Closed – Referred to the Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) Liquor Laws/Underage Consumption at Public Clery- Sidewalk on West...

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Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving
Nov16

Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving

By Cameron D’Amica, Contributing Writer Servo Thanksgiving has a big reputation on the Gettysburg College campus, and the excitement began to build days before the actual event. As a first year student, I kept wondering what Servo Thanksgiving actually was and why everyone looked forward to it. It definitely lived up to its reputation. The first and coldest part of Servo’s annual Thanksgiving feast for students was the wait....

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Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus
Nov15

Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer On Monday, Nov. 12, Daisy Reyes, a sociologist, delivered a compelling discussion on how college shapes identity politics, specifically for Latinx people in Bowen Auditorium. She drew upon her research from the observational study she performed and wrote about in her book, Learning to Be Latino: How Colleges Shape Identity Politics. Her interest in the topic was fostered from her Latina background, as...

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Gettysburg College Community Dedicates Vietnam War Memorial
Nov12

Gettysburg College Community Dedicates Vietnam War Memorial

By Cameron D’Amica, Contributing Writer Gettysburg College students, alumni, faculty, and their families gathered in Mara Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. to dedicate the new Vietnam memorial to the fourteen Gettysburg alumni who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. The memorial is located on the CUB patio in the form of a granite slab that reads, “In honor of the Gettysburg College Alumni who died while serving in the...

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