Opinion: An Historical Parallel Between Trump-Putin Summit and Jay’s Treaty
Jul21

Opinion: An Historical Parallel Between Trump-Putin Summit and Jay’s Treaty

By Liam Kerr, Guest Columnist This week, President Trump once again grabbed international headlines with remarks made during an historic and controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting arrived amid an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election and suspected collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. Just last week, the Mueller probe charged 12 Russian...

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Opinion: The Judicial Power
Jul09

Opinion: The Judicial Power

By Christopher Condon, Columnist The Constitution of the United States contains relatively little material concerning the federal judiciary, and even less regarding the Supreme Court. In fact, one of the only provisions of the document that mentions the Court is the one that mandates a judicial term of “good behaviour,” which has come to be interpreted as a period during which judges or justices do not commit a criminal offense....

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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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