‘Turkey enthusiasts’ set up camp outside Servo over a week ahead of Servo Thanksgiving
Nov06

‘Turkey enthusiasts’ set up camp outside Servo over a week ahead of Servo Thanksgiving

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Satire It’s still over a week until Servo Thanksgiving, but a group of five self-described “turkey enthusiasts” has already begun to line up outside of Servo in hopes of being the first to get a taste of turkey and mashed potatoes come Nov. 14. The dedicated Thanksgiving fanatics have set up three large tents outside of Servo over a week ahead of the annual tradition in which groups of 12 eat a roasted...

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From Gettysburg Good to Gettysburg Great: The Life and Legacy of Gettysburg College President Emeritus Gordon Haaland
Oct25

From Gettysburg Good to Gettysburg Great: The Life and Legacy of Gettysburg College President Emeritus Gordon Haaland

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College President Emeritus Gordon Haaland died Monday at age 77 due to complications related to a prolonged illness. Haaland served as President of Gettysburg College from 1990 until 2004. After earning his undergraduate degree at Wheaton College, his doctorate at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo, and served on the faculties of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and...

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A Tour of the New Bullet Hole
Aug24

A Tour of the New Bullet Hole

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief The new temporary Bullet Hole has opened on campus, and we got an exclusive tour of the new facility. There is a lot that is the same – the friendly service and Chicken Finger Friday have not gone anywhere – but there is a lot that has changed. When I approached the front door of the new space, I was struck by the terrace with trees and other plantings as well as...

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Fire extinguished at the College Union Building construction site
Jul13

Fire extinguished at the College Union Building construction site

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief At least nine fire companies were on scene Thursday afternoon to fight a fire at the College Union Building (CUB) construction site on campus at Gettysburg College. A statement released by the college said sparks from a welding torch ignited a pile of construction material at the CUB demolition site just after 12:15 p.m. The statement said the fire was extinguished...

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Commencement 2017 celebrates diversity, achievement and the value of a liberal arts degree
Jun04

Commencement 2017 celebrates diversity, achievement and the value of a liberal arts degree

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief As graduates prepared to retreat down the steps of Penn Hall, symbolically culminating their college careers, hundreds of family members—smartphones in tow—crowded the lawn in front of Beachem Portico eager to catch a glimpse of one of the 577 graduating seniors from the Class of 2017. “Gettysburg is about the human experience,” Gettysburg College president Janet Morgan Riggs said to the graduating...

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