Speaking and Singing in Italian
Aug27

Speaking and Singing in Italian

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor For four weeks this summer, from June 1 through June 30, Elizabeth Buscher ‘19, a Music Education major, participated in an Italian opera and language program, called “Si Parla, Si Canta,” in Urbania, Italy. Encouraged by Dr. Susan Hochmiller of the Sunderman Conservatory, Buscher searched for summer programs during which she could further develop her musical ability. Last summer, she attended the...

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Mailroom Makeover
Aug24

Mailroom Makeover

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor Among the many changes accompanying the College Union Building’s construction, the mailroom and its system of operations will function with a few major differences beginning this fall semester. Most visibly, the area where students could open their own mailboxes has vanished and been replaced by a much larger window, where students will need to approach and receive assistance from a mailroom employee....

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College Launches Sustainability Initiatives Including New Water Bottle Refill Stations
Aug23

College Launches Sustainability Initiatives Including New Water Bottle Refill Stations

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor As the Fall 2018 semester begins, the sustainability interns, leaders of the Sustainability at Gettysburg College movement, have a few initiatives prepared to motivate students to be environmentally conscientious this year. One such initiative is the Food Waste Committee, a group organized with the goal of reducing waste on campus “by finding better uses [for food] or by donating the usable food to...

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Ford Suffers Carpal Tunnel from Too Much Emailing
Apr01

Ford Suffers Carpal Tunnel from Too Much Emailing

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer The Center for Career Development’s own Christopher Ford, Career Counselor and Coordinator of Marketing, was diagnosed earlier this week with a severe case of carpal tunnel in both of his wrists. Students might best recognize Ford from their Outlook inboxes, where his name has appeared again and again (and again) next to emails about upcoming career opportunities. Ford’s tireless dedication to keeping...

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Relay for Life Brings Students Together to Fight Cancer
Mar25

Relay for Life Brings Students Together to Fight Cancer

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer Starting Friday night and continuing into early Saturday morning, Gettysburg students and some community members gathered together in the Bream Wright Hauser Athletic Complex to help fight cancer in the campus’s annual Relay for Life. Organized by Colleges Against Cancer, this year’s Relay for Life raised over $28,000 (not including a few scholarship donations) that will help the American Cancer Society...

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