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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Sammy Adams Named 2018 Springfest Artist
Feb17

Sammy Adams Named 2018 Springfest Artist

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer At the Tropics Party in The Attic on Saturday, the Campus Activities Board announced that this year’s headliner for Springfest will be the hip-hop recording artist Sammy Adams. Adams is known best for his single “All Night Longer,” which went viral on YouTube, and for being featured on Enrique Iglesias’s “Finally Found You.” Other notable singles by the Massachusetts-born artist include “L.A. Story”...

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Dodging the Bullet: Resolutions for a New Semester
Jan20

Dodging the Bullet: Resolutions for a New Semester

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer The beginning of a new year also means the beginning of a new semester, and as I plan my goals and aspirations for 2018, I am making some specific (and maybe somewhat unrealistic) resolutions for my spring at Gettysburg. Of course, my list begins with the classic promises to eat healthier and work out more. While on campus, this translates to scheduling my intake of Servo cookies to (at most) once a week...

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