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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Netflix, politics and the campus climate survey: Lincoln Scholars enjoy fireside chat with President Riggs
Oct22

Netflix, politics and the campus climate survey: Lincoln Scholars enjoy fireside chat with President Riggs

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, contributing writer On October 18 at 6:00 p.m., President Janet Morgan Riggs carved an hour out of her busy schedule to sit down with a group of Lincoln Scholar students for a “Fireside Chat.” She agreed to answer any question the group posed, and this sparked a conversation that spanned diverse topics ranging from her experience as an undergraduate to her thoughts on this year’s presidential election. As a...

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International Foodfest 2016: Students enjoy a multicultural event
Sep30

International Foodfest 2016: Students enjoy a multicultural event

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Contributing Writer On Friday, September 23, Servo closed early but there was no shortage of delicious smells wafting across campus by dinnertime. Dedicated staff members took to the streets for Gettysburg’s first International Foodfest, closing down West Lincoln Avenue to offer international food to anyone who swiped their Gettysburg student ID at the entrance. As part of the Year of Food, the International...

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