Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community
May01

Todd Green accuses Robert Spencer of “professional Islamophobia” in speech to campus community

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer Dr. Todd Green, Associate Professor of Religion at Luther College, presented on professional Islamophobia Sunday evening to a packed Mara Auditorium.  Green is a regular contributor for The Huffington Post and has appeared in various media outlets including NPR, CNN, Al Jazeera, France 24, and Reuters to speak on Islamophobia.   The lecture, sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and the Peace and...

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Hydraulic fracturing on campus: As if students were not already under enough pressure
Apr01

Hydraulic fracturing on campus: As if students were not already under enough pressure

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer Drilling has commenced at Gettysburg College. After conducting some initial surveys, a patch of grass immediately adjacent to the CUB was determined to be the best location for the college’s new hydraulic fracturing well. Creed Greedy, the director of GettysburGets, the campaign for more construction at our college, said, “When we heard that the campus was conducting a climate survey, our department...

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Analysis: opinion checking the News section
Feb28

Analysis: opinion checking the News section

By Joshua Wagner, Copy Editor Since 1897, The Gettysburgian has been the unbiased documentation of campus history. 110 years later, the News section of The Gettysburgian carries on the tradition of providing accurate, unbiased, and timely articles concerning the happenings of Gettysburg College’s campus.  On occasion, typos or wrong figures leaked through, but overall, the editing procedure sustained the quality of these articles....

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Vermin Supreme focuses campus visit on free speech
Apr27

Vermin Supreme focuses campus visit on free speech

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer To the shock of many on campus, Vermin Supreme, a popular free-speech advocate, visited Gettysburg Thursday, April 14. In the early afternoon, Mr. Supreme frolicked across Stine Lake, tossing around a free-speech ball. That evening, Vermin Supreme delivered an undoubtedly unique guest lecture entitled “Can We Take a Joke?” His lecture seemed to pivot around this question. To start the evening, all in...

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Fear mongering makes America great
Jan27

Fear mongering makes America great

By Joshua Wagner, Staff Writer Satire Americans do their best work when influenced by fear mongering. The whole idea started off small during the Salem Witch trials. Scared witless, a group of colonials managed to collect over two hundred witches. Twenty of these witches were sentenced to death, and everything was working efficiently until Governor Phipps dissolved the courts responsible. This is a prime example of big government...

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