The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years
May05

The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer When Dr. John “Buzz” Jones of Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music announced his forthcoming retirement earlier this year, students were quick to express their love for the professor and discuss his positive impact on their experiences in the music program. Jones, who has been with the college since 1989, was instrumental in resurrecting the program and shaping it into what it is today:...

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Musselman Library holds lecture on Civil War era food
Mar25

Musselman Library holds lecture on Civil War era food

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer Musselman Library hosted a public lecture as part of Gettysburg College’s Year of Food on Tuesday. The lecture, entitled “Hearth, Hardtack and Hospital: A Close Look (and Taste) of Civil War Era Food,” featured Barbara J. Sanders, an education specialist at Gettysburg National Military Park. Sanders oversees the park’s student-education programs, which range from virtual field trips to Civil...

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EI Policy Debate Probes Foreign, Domestic Issues
Feb24

EI Policy Debate Probes Foreign, Domestic Issues

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer On Wednesday evening, the Eisenhower Institute held a campus-wide policy debate. The widely-attended event took place in Mara Auditorium, and was moderated by visiting assistant professor of political science Douglas Page. The debaters, twelve in total, were representatives for one of the six politically-oriented clubs on campus: the College Republicans, College Democrats, College Independents, Young...

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Gettysburg College Holds 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan26

Gettysburg College Holds 37th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

By Jeremy Porter ’20, Staff Writer “Powerful.” “Goosebumps.” “United.” These were some of the words used by Gettysburg students who attended the college’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday when asked to describe the event and its impact on them. This year marks the 37th in which students and community members alike gathered to discuss and pay tribute to the civil rights leader and his creeds. The night...

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Eisenhower Institute Fielding Fellows discuss what Trump, Clinton stand for
Nov05

Eisenhower Institute Fielding Fellows discuss what Trump, Clinton stand for

By Jeremy Porter, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Eisenhower Institute’s fellows of the Fielding Center for Presidential Leadership Study hosted a discussion entitled “Trump vs. Clinton: What do they really stand for?” The discussion was moderated by Fielding Fellows Taylor Beck ’17 and Rachel Haskins ’17 and featured commentary about the presidential candidates from three expert panelists: Carl Cannon, David Shribman, and...

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