Young Americans for Freedom Hosts Bay Buchanan for Discussion of Abortion
Dec01

Young Americans for Freedom Hosts Bay Buchanan for Discussion of Abortion

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer Angela “Bay” Buchanan, conservative activist and former treasurer of the United States, spoke Wednesday evening about the abortion debate, and, specifically, her pro-life beliefs. The talk, held in Mara Auditorium, was hosted by the Young Americans for Freedom at Gettysburg College. Officers from the Department of Public Safety were on site to check bags and college IDs and to monitor the...

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Lincoln Prize Winner Douglas Egerton Discusses African-American Troops in the Civil War
Oct28

Lincoln Prize Winner Douglas Egerton Discusses African-American Troops in the Civil War

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer Gettysburg College held its second Lincoln Lyceum Lecture of the semester Wednesday, which featured Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Laureate Douglas R. Egerton. The $50,000 Prize was established in 1990 as a partnership between the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, and the honor is “awarded annually for the finest scholarly work in English...

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One Month in, Students Adjusting to Lack of Campus Cable Television
Oct05

One Month in, Students Adjusting to Lack of Campus Cable Television

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer This semester marks the start of reduced cable television availability at Gettysburg College. The decision, made last year, was part of an effort spearheaded by the college’s Information Technology department to increase the internet bandwidth on campus. While students could previously hook up to cable television in their rooms on campus, cable access is now restricted to common rooms, the Jaeger Center,...

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Project Gettysburg-Léon Holds 11th Annual Salsa on the Square
Sep10

Project Gettysburg-Léon Holds 11th Annual Salsa on the Square

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer On Friday, the south end of Carlisle Street from the railroad tracks to The Pub was quite a sight: the pavement was covered in colorful chalk drawings, white tents were illuminated by strings of festive lights, children with painted faces did arts and crafts and played with friends, a live band performed on a stage, and crowds of Gettysburg residents and college...

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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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