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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Paula Olinger, Founder of El Centro, Retires in May
Apr28

Paula Olinger, Founder of El Centro, Retires in May

By Gauri Mangala, Co-Features Editor Paula D. Olinger, Associate Professor of Spanish at Gettysburg College will be retiring this year, after almost 40 years of teaching. Olinger joined the college’s Spanish faculty in 1979 and received her PhD from Brandeis University in 1986. During her time at Gettysburg, she has advocated for service learning and social justice. Olinger specializes in Spanish literature, especially women’s...

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Women’s Golf Captures Eighth Consecutive Championship Title
Apr27

Women’s Golf Captures Eighth Consecutive Championship Title

By Churon Lanier-Martin, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College women’s golf team earned its eighth-straight Centennial Conference Championship with an elite team effort this past Sunday at the Conestoga Country Club. In the opening round Saturday, the Lady Bullets edged a 19-stroke to lead them into the final. The Bullets started out with a team score of 352 on the par-70, 5,801-yard course. By the end of day one, the Bullets were ahead...

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Parker Has Taught at Gettysburg for Over a Fourth of the College’s History. This Year, He Retires.
Apr26

Parker Has Taught at Gettysburg for Over a Fourth of the College’s History. This Year, He Retires.

By Josh Wagner, Opinions Editor The year was 1967. Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Will Ferrell was born, the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and a young Dr. William Parker joined the chemistry faculty at Gettysburg College. While many of his friends and peers from the University of North Carolina went into industry, Parker decided to teach. He made this decision since...

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