The Fearless, Flying Gettysburg College Cheerleaders
Oct26

The Fearless, Flying Gettysburg College Cheerleaders

By Thea Toocheck, Contributing Writer While movies like Bring It On often trivialize cheerleading, the Gettysburg College Cheerleaders work hard every week to bring spirit and fun to all of the school’s home football games. Coached by Karyn Baust, this year’s team consists of twenty members, who can be found stunting, dancing, and chanting at a wide range of school events throughout the year. The friendly and lively group is...

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First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience
Sep13

First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience

By Thea Toocheck, Contributing Writer What happens when humanity has to start from scratch? Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel’s fourth novel and this year’s choice for the first-year common reading, a program designed to give incoming students a chance to connect through a novel’s themes and messages. The novel begins the night the Georgia Flu, an epidemic with a 99 percent mortality rate, hits Toronto. Within weeks, most of the...

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