The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as a Student of Gettysburg College
Mar08

The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as a Student of Gettysburg College

By Cameron D’Amica and Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writers Before becoming the president of Gettysburg College, Janet Morgan Riggs was simply a first-year student in 1973 who had no idea what the future would hold and where her Gettysburg College education would take her. Reflecting on her very first moments as a student on the Gettysburg campus with clarity, Riggs explained, “I can still picture that moment. I moved into Huber Hall....

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#textbookbroke: Students Discuss Textbook Prices
Mar06

#textbookbroke: Students Discuss Textbook Prices

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Hana Huskic ‘22 facilitated a discussion on the prices of textbooks at Gettysburg College on Monday, March 4 in Room 18 of the library as part of Musselman Library’s Open Education Week. This event was titled “#textbookbroke: Can We Change the Inevitable?” Sponsored by Musselman Library and the Office of Multicultural Engagement, Huskic encouraged students to reach out to members of the...

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The Cultural Context of ‘Hogan’s Heroes’
Feb26

The Cultural Context of ‘Hogan’s Heroes’

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Former Board of Trustees Member Bob Garthwait resigned after a photo of him wearing a Nazi uniform at a college fraternity party in the 1980 Gettysburg College yearbook resurfaced. In an email to the college community, Garthwait clarified that he wore the costume to a Hogan’s Heroes Stalag 13-themed party, an American sitcom. Here is a background on the TV show that the fraternity party Garthwait...

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From Ghost Tours to Cyberbullying: Students Present Digital Research Projects
Feb18

From Ghost Tours to Cyberbullying: Students Present Digital Research Projects

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer On February 13, the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows and students participating in courses under a Digital Literacy grant presented their digital research in Musselman Library. Students presented on a wide variety of topics, from historical events to digital culture in our society. Each student shared their research topic and allowed viewers digital access to their research using their digital public...

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Discovering the Secret Masterpieces of Servo
Feb12

Discovering the Secret Masterpieces of Servo

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Gettysburg College’s Dining Center, affectionately referred to as Servo, is the host to many delicious meals every day. Students, however, sometimes take meals into their own hands and put a creative spin on the already mouth-watering ingredients Servo has to offer. Whether it is a grilled cheese sandwich or ice cream sandwiched between two Servo cookies, students at Gettysburg always cater to their...

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