Relay for Life raises more than $30,000 to fight cancer
Mar31

Relay for Life raises more than $30,000 to fight cancer

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer Cancer impacts everyone. This was the message that participants in Gettysburg’s Relay for Life shared as they walked in search of a cure to this life-altering and even fatal disease. From 7 pm on March 24 to 2 am the next morning, students united in the fieldhouse to raise money, support cancer survivors and their families, and have fun. The event, coordinated by members of Colleges Against Cancer...

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Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ production spotlights women’s health
Feb27

Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ production spotlights women’s health

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer Roughly half of humankind consists of women, but talking about female anatomy and sexuality remains taboo in everyday conversation. This year’s annual performance of The Vagina Monologues, held in the CUB Ballroom on February 23rd and 24th, sought to change this culture by giving a voice to the experiences of women on campus and throughout the world. Based on the award-winning play by activist Eve...

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Snowball: a night in vintage Hollywood
Feb24

Snowball: a night in vintage Hollywood

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer On Saturday, February 18th, Gettysburg students traveled back in time to the Golden Age of Cinema as they walked down a makeshift red carpet in their fanciest clothes to enter a transformed CUB Ballroom. The event, Gettysburg’s annual Snowball semi-formal dance, cosponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Sigma Chi, drew impressive crowds with this year’s Vintage Hollywood theme. Some...

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Gettysburg College Expands Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus with Department of Justice Grant
Feb12

Gettysburg College Expands Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus with Department of Justice Grant

By Sarah Kirkpatrick ’20, Staff Writer After receiving a $299,093 grant from the Justice’s Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on Campus Program, Gettysburg College has undertaken a massive project to prevent sexual and domestic violence on campus as well to provide assistance to survivors of these crimes. One of College’s first steps in...

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Year of Food lecture discusses culinary past and present
Nov13

Year of Food lecture discusses culinary past and present

  By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer Dr. Ken Albala is no ordinary history professor. He is a chef, an artist and an explorer, tracking down historical recipes in primary sources to bring them to life in modern times. He has catered penthouse dinners in San Francisco, taught a cooking class in Vienna, worked for a filmmaker and written and edited over 23 books about food. Albala teaches at the University of the Pacific and...

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