Abigail Layton ’98 Joins College Democrats for Discussion on Issues Facing Families and Children
Dec01

Abigail Layton ’98 Joins College Democrats for Discussion on Issues Facing Families and Children

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer On Wednesday evening, Abigail Layton ’98, Director of the Family Division in the Delaware Department of Justice, spoke at the Gettysburg College Democrats’ weekly meeting. In her own time at Gettysburg, Layton originally wanted to be a doctor, and planned for her life to take a much different direction. She decided when she first started at Gettysburg to just sign up for everything, and, by...

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Eisenhower Institute Holds Campus Policy Debate
Nov17

Eisenhower Institute Holds Campus Policy Debate

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer On Wednesday night, the Eisenhower Institute hosted a campus-wide policy event in Mara Auditorium. Moderated by Dr. Douglas Page, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, the debate included representatives from six political clubs on campus, including the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), the College Republicans, College Independents, College Democrats,...

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Streeter Discusses Gettysburg Police, Confederate Monuments, and Local Government in “On Target” Interview
Oct16

Streeter Discusses Gettysburg Police, Confederate Monuments, and Local Government in “On Target” Interview

By Kate Delaney, Contributing Writer In the sixth episode of The Gettysburgian‘s podcast, “On Target,” Gettysburg Borough Mayor Ted Streeter sat down with editors, Benjamin Pontz and Jamie Welch, to discuss his role in local government. Streeter was appointed mayor in June of 2016 when his predecessor, William Troxell, retired from the position due to health issues. Prior to his role as mayor, Streeter served on the...

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Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault
Sep17

Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault

By Kate Delaney, Contributing Writer On Thursday, September 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intent to rescind federal guidance for handling sexual assault allegations that lowered the evidentiary standard in such investigations, criticizing the Obama administration’s system as having “failed too many students,” even stating, “The results of the [Obama administration’s] approach? Everyone...

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