Second Annual Peace and Justice Week Sparks Conversation and a Push for Change
Apr18

Second Annual Peace and Justice Week Sparks Conversation and a Push for Change

This past week, Gettysburg College held its second annual Peace and Justice Week hosted by the Peace and Justice Studies Program. The week commenced at the Peace Pole on Monday, Apr. 8. Students, faculty and members of the Gettysburg College community shared their “hopes and wishes for peace and justice in the world” to set an inspirational tone for the rest of the week. The Peace and Justice Week was started last year by Qiqi Mei ‘18...

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New Club Holds Panel on Inequality in the United States
Apr14

New Club Holds Panel on Inequality in the United States

By Nicole DeJacimo Last Thursday night in Mara Auditorium, a new club called The Half That’s Never Been Told held an introductory event entitled “Addressing American Inequality and An Introduction to a New Academic and Philanthropic Club.” President Tristan Chen ‘20 and then-Vice President David A. Roskos ‘20, who is now the club’s Community Service Coordinator, hosted the first club meeting, which was...

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April Fools: President-Elect Stable After Servo Truck Accident
Apr01

April Fools: President-Elect Stable After Servo Truck Accident

By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer Last night President-elect Bob Iuliano was taken to the Gettysburg Hospital after being hit by the Servo truck at 11:48 pm driven by none other than Dean Ramsey. Thankfully, he only has a broken arm and a few bruises as the Servo truck never passed 15mph. Since Bob Iuliano was announced President-elect, he has been spotted wandering late at night standing on Carlisle St. An anonymous source, who asked...

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A Primer on Presidential Primaries with Jim Merrill ‘94
Mar22

A Primer on Presidential Primaries with Jim Merrill ‘94

By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer Jim Merrill came back to Gettysburg College for the first time since 1995 when asked by the Eisenhower Institute Fielding Center to talk about “his experience working as a consultant and adviser for presidential campaigns.” He worked on the campaigns of George Bush, Mitt Romney, and Marco Rubio. Just after graduating, he worked in the Governor of New Hampshire’s office. His work in the...

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Operation Hope: John Hope Bryant and Securing a Better Future
Mar06

Operation Hope: John Hope Bryant and Securing a Better Future

By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” John Hope Bryant, Founder and CEO of Operation Hope, repeated this sentence to the audience dozens of times on Tuesday, February 27th when he spoke in the CUB ballroom. Operation Hope’s mission is to “equip young people and adults with the financial tools and education to secure a better future,”...

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