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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Cristina Henriquez speaks to Class of 2020 about common reading experience
Sep22

Cristina Henriquez speaks to Class of 2020 about common reading experience

By Jeremy Porter, Contributing Writer Over the summer, all incoming students of the Class of 2020 were assigned to read Cristina Henriquez’s “The Book of Unknown Americans” as part of the First-Year Common Reading Program. This program, which is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Division of College Life, was established in 2014 with the goal of fostering a greater sense of community within the first-year class and...

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