Response to Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression
Feb08

Response to Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression

By Nick Arbaugh, Columnist Following the Committee of Seven/Freedom of Expression Committee’s Town Hall meeting on Feb. 1, I couldn’t help but ask myself what else I could have done. Old Gettysburg is once again dipping its toe in the river of avant-garde social engineering. It is spurning centuries of philosophical thinking in favor of its own bizarre logic that appears devoted to public relations as opposed to the rights and...

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In Want of Outrage
Nov05

In Want of Outrage

By Nick Arbaugh, Columnist Where, oh, where have the protesters gone? What ever happened to the occupiers of Penn Hall, the legions who rallied at the drop of the hat in solidarity with any group, or those who vigorously thumped their chest shouting that they would no longer stand for hate? Has the Gettysburg I’ve come to know unanticipatedly changed without my knowing? The reason I ask is because I simply cannot understand the...

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Senatorial Reform
Oct23

Senatorial Reform

By Nick Arbaugh, Columnist It should be obvious by now that our Student Senate has a serious problem. With clubs and other organizations flooding the Senate with budget requests in the thousands for trips, fundraisers, and parties, we have allotted somewhere near $30,000 in expenditures thus far. That’s out of around $90,000 total for the year. Yep, that’s right. We have allotted roughly one third of our budget in approximately two...

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