Edward Baptist Delivers 12th Annual Gondwe Lecture
Feb22

Edward Baptist Delivers 12th Annual Gondwe Lecture

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer Dr. Derrick K. Gondwe was born in Enukweni, Malawi in 1942. He graduated from Lake Forest College before receiving his Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph. D from the University of Manitoba. At Gettysburg College, he served on the faculty of the economics department for 27 years, founded the African American Studies Program, and became the first black person to receive tenure and...

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College Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 38th Annual Celebration
Jan23

College Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 38th Annual Celebration

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer Seeking to┬árecognize those who continue The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work today fighting for the rights of those who often go unheard, Gettysburg College hosted its 38th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Christ Chapel Monday evening. The night began with music from the Biglerville High School Jazz Band and continued with an incredible performance by the Morgan State...

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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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