Opinion: Greenman Requests Civility and Respectful Discourse after Garthwait Resignation
Feb26

Opinion: Greenman Requests Civility and Respectful Discourse after Garthwait Resignation

By Jessica Greenman, Columnist Seeing just how much has already been said on the matter, I almost did not write this piece.  The last thing I want to do is add more noise to our ever-louder world. However, I hope my fellow Gettysburgians will hear me out. I do not want to speak directly about the photograph in question.  Some people have been shocked and offended by it, some outraged that anyone would have such a reaction.  Many fall...

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Opinion: Please Crusade in Moderation
Oct28

Opinion: Please Crusade in Moderation

By Jessica Greenman, Columnist Friends, As news cycles become yet shorter and crueler, I humbly propose that we slow down.  Put away the crusader’s sword, at least for now. This is hard to do. We see injustice in the world. People have been wronged, and still suffer ill effects.  We have, for the first time in human history, the ability to constantly see and hear about the wrongs occurring to people who are not ourselves or our...

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Amanda Litman Encourages College Democrats to ‘Run for Something’
Jan29

Amanda Litman Encourages College Democrats to ‘Run for Something’

By Jessica Greenman, Staff Writer In an event sponsored by the College Democrats, Amanda Litman, co-founder of Run for Something, addressed a group of politically interested Gettysburgians about the important and challenging nature of putting young, passionate candidates into political office. Litman, a 27-year-old native of Fairfax, Virginia, started Run for Something after the 2016 election as a support system for young, diverse...

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Center for Public Service Hosts Engage Expo to Encourage Student Participation
Sep03

Center for Public Service Hosts Engage Expo to Encourage Student Participation

By Jessica Greenman, Contributing Writer Last Wednesday night, charitable Gettysburgians gathered in the Jaeger Center lobby for the Engage Expo, an annual event in which new students can learn about various community service opportunities on campus as well as this year’s Immersion Projects. The returning students were eager to share their passion for serving the Gettysburg community, representing organizations that aid local...

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