Lopez Delivers 2018 Hesburgh Lecture on Peacebuilding
Apr20

Lopez Delivers 2018 Hesburgh Lecture on Peacebuilding

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer On Thursday evening, April 12, in Mara Auditorium the Gettysburg Notre Dame Club held its 2018 Hesburgh Alumni Lecture. The event was co-sponsored by the Economics, Africana Studies, Globalization Studies, and the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life on campus. This year’s featured speaker was Dr. George Lopez, who holds the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies at the Kroc...

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EI Hosts Panel on Women in Higher Education
Apr03

EI Hosts Panel on Women in Higher Education

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. in CUB 260, the Eisenhower Institute presented “Gettysburg Perspectives: A Panel on Women & Higher Education.” The panel featured Dr. Julie Ramsey, Dr. Jennifer Bloomquist, Dr. Sharon Stephenson, and Joseph Gurreri. During the discussion, the panelists were asked about how they managed to attain the job positions they currently hold and the challenges they’ve...

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Pizza Place Parking Lots: The Gerrymandering Issue in Pennsylvania
Mar07

Pizza Place Parking Lots: The Gerrymandering Issue in Pennsylvania

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer On Tuesday evening, the lecture “Gerrymandering: Mapping the Future of Pennsylvania Politics” took place in CUB 260 at 7:00 p.m.. The event was sponsored by Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society. The speaker at the event was Thomas DeLoe, who graduated from Gettysburg College in 1968, then went on to receive his Ph. D in Public Policy from Penn State. He is a retired researcher from...

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‘I’m a Radical Girl’: Thavolia Glymph Delivers 56th Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture
Nov24

‘I’m a Radical Girl’: Thavolia Glymph Delivers 56th Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture

By Mary Frasier, Contributing Writer The 56th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture took place at the Majestic Theater on Sunday. The event is held in memory of Professor Robert Fortenbaugh, who taught history at Gettysburg College for over 30 years. It is held each year on the 19th of November to honor the anniversary of the delivery of the Gettysburg Address. Gettysburg College’s Civil War Institute sponsored the talk, running...

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Kate Michelman Discusses Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Era of President Trump
Sep24

Kate Michelman Discusses Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Era of President Trump

By Mary Frasier, Contributing Writer “Make your voices heard.” This was the advice that Kate Michelman gave to her audience at the Gettysburg College Democrats meeting last Wednesday. Over 50 people were in attendance to hear the former president of NARAL Pro Choice America (1985-2004) speak. Her other accomplishments include testifying against Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in their Supreme Court Justice nomination...

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