Dean of Students Responds to Editorial on Unauthorized Recording Policy
Sep02

Dean of Students Responds to Editorial on Unauthorized Recording Policy

Editor’s Note: The letter below was written by Dean of Students Julie Ramsey in response to the August 24, 2017 Gettysburgian editorial about the college’s Unauthorized Recording policy. The stated purpose of the response is to provide additional clarity to the community about the policy and the College’s enforcement of the policy. First and foremost, the policy was created to protect students from unwanted recordings, videos,...

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The Art We Forget About
Sep02

The Art We Forget About

By Nathalia Mazza, Contributing Writer What is art? Art is an expression of the world around us. It is an expression of our feelings that words cannot describe and an interpretation of what we see and do. Most art is put in museums or theaters or on technology to be experienced. It is enjoyed because it takes unexpected turns. But what about the art that is taken for granted. The art that seems too expected to enjoy. The art, you can...

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Summer Research Spotlight: Julia Palmucci

By Julia Palmucci, Special to The Gettysburgian This past May, Dr. Trillo’s Tropical Biology Class set off for what was destined to be an experience of a lifetime to Peru where we would see some of the most incredible natural wonders of the world.  The itinerary included a whirlwind tour through numerous biological life zones from the peaks of the Andes, high-elevation cloud forests, and some of the most pristine regions of the Amazon...

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Summer Research Spotlight: Emily Harrison
Aug29

Summer Research Spotlight: Emily Harrison

By Emily Harrison, Special to The Gettysburgian During my sophomore year at Gettysburg I fell in love with the field of organic chemistry. And this love motivated me to spend last winter break applying to thirteen universities’ summer research programs that would allow me to study a subject most people do their best to avoid. I was accepted to an excellent program that allowed me to do exactly that—Summer Research Opportunities at...

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Recording Our Opposition to a Ridiculous Overreach by Gettysburg College Administration
Aug24

Recording Our Opposition to a Ridiculous Overreach by Gettysburg College Administration

By The Gettysburgian Editorial Board Last March, the Gettysburg College Student Life Committee quietly passed a new policy on unauthorized recordings that ostensibly seeks to protect students’ right to privacy when in non-public locations on campus. All would agree that is a laudable goal. However, this policy, which was only announced this week in a campus-wide email more than five months after it was passed, has vast and potentially...

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