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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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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