Celebrating Diversity and Community at Burgburst 2017
Dec04

Celebrating Diversity and Community at Burgburst 2017

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer On Saturday, students and faculty, along with their family and friends, gathered in the CUB Ballroom for Burgburst, an annual celebration of cultural diversity and the multicultural community at Gettysburg. Decorated with flags and a global theme, the ballroom was bustling with attendees, searching for seats at the packed tables and joining the impressive lines at the food stations. Nine different...

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Faculty Spotlight: Judicial Expert Scott Boddery Joins Gettysburg Faculty
Oct24

Faculty Spotlight: Judicial Expert Scott Boddery Joins Gettysburg Faculty

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer Earlier this year, Professor Scott Boddery joined the Gettysburg College faculty as an assistant professor in the political science department. Replacing Professor Ken Mott, who retired last spring after more than 50 years at Gettysburg, Dr. Boddery has quite the shoes to fill, but the new tenure-track faculty member has strong qualifications and, as importantly, an enthusiasm for political science and...

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Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend
Sep20

Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer Over the weekend, Gettysburg College welcomed back alumni for Homecoming celebrations and received an enthusiastic attendance. Special events, including the Class of 2012’s Five Year Reunion and the Swimmers’ Reunion, prompted many alumni to return, and others came to reconnect with friends, classmates, professors, and the Gettysburg campus. Although 468 alumni registered to attend, the Development,...

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Dodging the Bullet: Reflecting on My Move-In Experience
Aug24

Dodging the Bullet: Reflecting on My Move-In Experience

By Maddie Neiman, Contributing Writer A certain anxiety and excitement surrounded the moment that I opened the door to the room in which I will spend my first year of college. After all, I knew that the space between these four, cream-colored walls would have the potential to become a second home to me. With my hands full of extra-large shopping bags and my parents and grandparents following behind me (hands equally occupied with...

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