Much to Be Thankful For at Gettysburg College
Nov22

Much to Be Thankful For at Gettysburg College

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer After Servo’s long-awaited Thanksgiving dinner last week, students are craving mashed potatoes, pumpkin-flavored everything, and a little slice of home more than ever. Plans are being made to go home for the holidays, catch up with old friends, or even have dinner with some professors, who have graciously opened their homes to long-distance students. Not even the upcoming forecast for snow flurries can stop...

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Bringing Light to Campus on Diwali Night
Nov15

Bringing Light to Campus on Diwali Night

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer On the evening of November 9, flickering tea lights illuminated the path to Glatfelter Lodge, bright beams of guidance among the darkness. Inside the cabin-esque building, however, was a different story. In celebration of Diwali Night, the interior of Glat Lodge was a pop of multicolored shine, bopping Bollywood music, and a spread of toasty naan bread. Tables were sprinkled with individual bits of glitter...

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It’s ALIVE! Celebrating Frankenstein’s 200th Birthday
Nov02

It’s ALIVE! Celebrating Frankenstein’s 200th Birthday

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer The year is 1816. Dark clouds block out the summer sun, and night falls on the shore of Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Just over a year ago, Mount Tambora erupted in Indonesia, catalyzing a series of uncanny climate changes from its spewing of volcanic ash, which dropped the entire globe’s temperatures and stole the sun from the far corners of the Earth. But in Europe, the cause of the unnatural phenomena...

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Acatoberfest Showcases Musical Talent on Campus
Oct18

Acatoberfest Showcases Musical Talent on Campus

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer “Tonight,” Lauren Hand ‘20 began like a ringmaster at the grand opening of a circus, “you get the rare chance to see all four a capella groups in one concert.” On Saturday, October 13, the Attic was already packed by 7:00 p.m. with students who had come out to Acatoberfest, a musical spin on Oktoberfest. Like the traditional German holiday, this event featured food, fun, and alcohol for the college’s...

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A Conversation with Queer Assembly Coordinator, Anna Perry
Sep18

A Conversation with Queer Assembly Coordinator, Anna Perry

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer On August 31, Gettysburg College held its first Queer Assembly. On that Friday night after the first week of classes, everyone seemed grateful to have a break to just relax and get to know one another better. Standing, sitting, and snacking, an assortment of students of all identities came to the event. Discussion around the circle included friendly introductions and jokes, but there also was a significant...

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