Letter from the Board: The Impact of Our Faculty
May10

Letter from the Board: The Impact of Our Faculty

At our May meeting, the Board of Trustees asked a panel of faculty, representative of each academic division, to join us and participate in a dialogue to deepen our understanding of the work and lives of our faculty members. The Trustees, including myself, left the conversation with even greater respect for our faculty and the work that they do each day. The genuine commitment our professors make to their students—both in their...

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Letter from Dean Ramsey: Moving Forward to Stop Sexual Violence
May08

Letter from Dean Ramsey: Moving Forward to Stop Sexual Violence

The Gettysburgian recently published numerous pieces regarding the implications of an article written last year by the chosen student Commencement speaker, Joshua Wagner, in which he utilized satire to highlight the topic of sexual assault on campus.  Some have expressed the article was an effective use of satire to discuss the important issue of sexual assault, while others have shared it is never appropriate to talk about sexual...

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Opinion: 13 Reasons Why Rape Culture Has Persisted, and 13 Ways to Fix It
May04

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why Rape Culture Has Persisted, and 13 Ways to Fix It

By Emma Stejbach, Guest Columnist Because it’s a hard thing to fix. Many were deeply hurt or offended by Josh Wagner’s satirical article, and felt like there were more tactful ways to approach the issue, especially because the article didn’t have a specific call to action.  Josh can have the best of intentions, and still have his medium spark the worst of reactions.  At the end of the day, it is not our responsibility to each other to...

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Bullets Golf Teams Rack up Conference Championships
May02

Bullets Golf Teams Rack up Conference Championships

  By Garrett Glaeser, Staff Writer This past weekend, the Bullets’ golf teams reigned supreme as both the men and women’s squads were crowned Centennial Conference champions, the first for the men since 2002, and the ninth straight for the women. The wins gave the men their fourth overall conference title and the women their tenth since their program’s inception in 2001, which amounts to a conference championship winning...

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Review: Shazam
May01

Review: Shazam

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer Shazam tells the story of Billy Batson, a young orphan boy that is granted the powers of the Greek gods. Billy is the chosen one of the wizard Shazam, the last remaining member of the Council of Wizards. Shazam gives Billy all of his powers such as super-strength and speed. To access the wizard’s powers, Billy has to say the word “shazam.” At this time, Billy will turn into an adult...

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