Parking Enforcement Officer Fired for Allowing Car to Park Illegally for Five Minutes without Ticket
Apr01

Parking Enforcement Officer Fired for Allowing Car to Park Illegally for Five Minutes without Ticket

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Clint Bowman, a 20-year veteran of the Gettysburg College Department of Public Safety, was fired Tuesday after an internal investigation revealed that he failed to ticket a student’s vehicle that had been parked for five minutes in a visitor’s space in Masters Lot. Bowman said that he was making his rounds in Stadium Lot, slapping tickets on cars parked in the employee section randomly situated in the...

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New Bullet Will Include Craft Beer Option
Apr01

New Bullet Will Include Craft Beer Option

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief A rotating selection of craft beers will be served in the new Bullet Hole, Director of Cash Operations Mike Bishop confirmed to GettyLeeks Tuesday afternoon. Selections from Appalachian Brewing Company, Battlefield Brew Works and Goose Island will be on tap every day, and every week a new craft brewery from around the country will be on rotation, including breweries such as Dogfish Head, Brooklyn...

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College Exceeds Reach Goal in Annual Gettysburgives Giving Challenge
Feb28

College Exceeds Reach Goal in Annual Gettysburgives Giving Challenge

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Instructions were scrawled across the back of the envelope: “Don’t open until February 27 [at] 9am,” a directive intended to ensure that the gift inside would count for the fourth annual 36-hour  Gettysburgives challenge that was held from 9:00 a.m. on Feb. 27 until 9:00 p.m. on Feb. 28. 3,417 alumni, parents and friends of the college mailed in gifts, made their gift over the phone and gave online...

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Political Clubs Consider the Issues at Eisenhower Institute Campus-Wide Policy Debate
Feb27

Political Clubs Consider the Issues at Eisenhower Institute Campus-Wide Policy Debate

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief On Tuesday night, the Eisenhower Institute held a campus-wide debate in a mostly-filled Mara Auditorium covering a variety of topics including foreign policy, climate change, immigration and gun control. The debate was moderated by Dr. Scott Boddery, Assistant Professor of Political Science and included representatives from six political organizations on campus: Gettysburg Anti-Capitalist Collective...

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College Says No Effect on Admissions Decisions for Students Disciplined for Peaceful Protests
Feb26

College Says No Effect on Admissions Decisions for Students Disciplined for Peaceful Protests

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College has joined the growing list of colleges and universities that have pledged that discipline by high schools for engaging in peaceful protests, such as those now occurring across the country against gun violence, will not have an effect on admissions decisions. “Gettysburg College prepares students to engage in the complex questions of our time through effective leadership and...

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