Field Hockey Falls to Shorewomen
Sep19

Field Hockey Falls to Shorewomen

By James Ficano, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Field Hockey team lost 3-2 to the Washington College Shorewomen in Saturday’s game at Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium in Chestertown, MD. A barnburner, the field hockey game went into double overtime. It was not until the 87th minute, 17 minutes past standard regulation time, when Washington College’s junior Emily Pantazes shot the ball past senior goaltender Haley Mowery that the game...

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The Lost Souls of America
Sep16

The Lost Souls of America

By Josh Gasbarra, Guest Columnist According to Pew Research, there are over 10.2 million people aged 16-29 living in this country who are not in school or working. These people are vastly less likely to be engaged in civic activities. There are several related societal ills in America that are causing this slip into mediocrity and holding the country back. This problem is practically invisible. As the Wall Street Journal puts it:...

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The Elephant in the Room
Sep13

The Elephant in the Room

By Brittany Russell, Columnist Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2009, a core plank of the Republican Party platform was “Repeal Obamacare!” over and over again. However, they never quite had the ability to do it while Obama was at the helm of government, nor did they have control of the Senate. Following the 2016 election cycle, Republicans now control both lawmaking branches of government, and Obama is not there to...

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Summer Research Spotlight: Alex Paredes
Sep11

Summer Research Spotlight: Alex Paredes

By Alex Paredes, Contributing Writer When I first stepped foot on Gettysburg College, I had one thought and one thought only – “Get out”. My plan was simple: 1. Go to class, 2. Get the grades I need, and 3. Leave. I told myself I was going to follow this plan rigorously to ensure my success in college. Well, that all changed when I got an email from Professor Kate Buettner of the chemistry department. An ambiguous message read “Stop...

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Men’s Cross Country Races Into Season
Sep08

Men’s Cross Country Races Into Season

By John Zak, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Men’s Cross Country team officially started its 2017 season under the lights at the Galen Piper Invitational at Shippensburg University on Friday night. The invitational was a competition between division II and division III colleges including Shippensburg University, Elizabethtown College, Dickinson College, York College, Frostburg State University, Hagerstown Community College,...

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