Conservatory Considers Candidates to Replace Hoke as Director
Dec08

Conservatory Considers Candidates to Replace Hoke as Director

By Gauri Mangala, Assistant News Editor Earlier this fall, Dr. Kay Hoke, Director of the Sunderman Conservatory, announced her plan to retire at the end of the academic year, and, accordingly, Gettysburg College has set out to find a new director to continue developing the relatively young program. Director for a decade, Hoke took over the position in 2008 from Dr. John “Buzz” Jones, who retired last year after 28 years at the...

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Snow Forecast This Weekend at Gettysburg College
Dec08

Snow Forecast This Weekend at Gettysburg College

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Exam season may be heating up, but Gettysburg is cooling down – with snow in the forecast for Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in State College is predicting temperatures to fall into the mid-20’s overnight tonight and for snow to begin as early as 5 a.m. Saturday morning. NWS forecasters predict anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall in Gettysburg throughout the daytime and...

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Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years
Dec07

Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor When Barry Streeter announced his impending retirement earlier this fall after 42 years with the college, including 39 as head football coach, Assistant Vice President of Athletics David Wright said that Streeter, the college’s all-time winningest football coach with 196 victories, would be “virtually impossible to replace.” Football will still be played next fall, however, and...

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Coach Streeter retires from Gettysburg Football
Nov15

Coach Streeter retires from Gettysburg Football

By Elizabeth Hilfrank, Co-Sports Editor Head Coach of Gettysburg College Football Barry Streeter coached his last game Saturday afternoon. This season marked Streeter’s 42nd year with the Bullets. Coach Streeter came to Gettysburg College in 1975 as defensive coordinator and head track and field coach. While “not a track guy,” Streeter led the Bullets to the Middle Atlantic Conference championships. When Coach Streeter...

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Project Gettysburg-Léon Holds 11th Annual Salsa on the Square
Sep10

Project Gettysburg-Léon Holds 11th Annual Salsa on the Square

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer On Friday, the south end of Carlisle Street from the railroad tracks to The Pub was quite a sight: the pavement was covered in colorful chalk drawings, white tents were illuminated by strings of festive lights, children with painted faces did arts and crafts and played with friends, a live band performed on a stage, and crowds of Gettysburg residents and college...

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Gettysburg Campus Responds as Trump Ends DACA
Sep07

Gettysburg Campus Responds as Trump Ends DACA

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Tuesday, prompting rapid reaction from across the political spectrum, including on the Gettysburg College campus. “I was incredibly disheartened and disappointed because LASA is my family; this is not just political, it is also personal. This...

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