Student Senate to Hold New President, Secretary Elections in Wake of Allegations of Voter Intimidation
Apr23

Student Senate to Hold New President, Secretary Elections in Wake of Allegations of Voter Intimidation

The TL;DR Vice President Aimee Bosman has come to the decision to hold new elections for Student Senate president and secretary, due to the sufficient evidence of voter intimidation on the parts of Haley Gluhanich ‘19 and Marisa Balanda ‘21. Balanda will be able to re-run for secretary, while Bosman has currently barred Gluhanich from running for president. Both had the ability to appeal the decision. Gluhanich has appealed Bosman’s...

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Amid Reports of Election Rules Violations, Senate Launches Investigation
Apr20

Amid Reports of Election Rules Violations, Senate Launches Investigation

The TL;DR Haley Gluhanich ‘19 and Marisa Balanda ‘21 are denying accusations that they intimidated voters during the Student Senate President and Vice President election held in early April. The Gettysburgian has spoken with four first-year residents of Paul Hall who claim that they were handed a phone by either Gluhanich or Balanda and asked to vote. The Student Senate has been “investigating claims of candidates breaking...

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Hubbard Named Student Speaker for Commencement 2018
Apr17

Hubbard Named Student Speaker for Commencement 2018

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Morgan Hubbard ’18 will deliver remarks on behalf of the Class of 2018 at Commencement in May. A biology major and writing minor, Hubbard was selected from a field of applicants to give the address, which will “reflect the ups and downs of our time here,” she said. “I wanted to have an honest but positive approach,” she said. “In the past four years I’ve...

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Young Voters Day Underscores the Importance of Civic Engagement
Apr14

Young Voters Day Underscores the Importance of Civic Engagement

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Enhanced security measures were in place Saturday afternoon at Masters Hall as students gathered to hear from Democratic officials as part of College Democrats’ first annual Young Voters Day on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event, which featured speakers from across the Commonwealth, was billed by College Democrats in a press release as an effort to “register as many new voters...

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Ramsey Apologizes to Students Affected by Hanson Mold
Feb27

Ramsey Apologizes to Students Affected by Hanson Mold

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor One day after a heated airing of grievances relating to the ongoing mold situation at Hanson Hall at the Gettysburg College Student Senate meeting where students castigated the college — and Associate Dean of College Life for Residential and First-Year Programs Keira Kant, who came to the meeting to field questions and hear student concerns — for not apologizing to Hanson residents,...

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College Says No Effect on Admissions Decisions for Students Disciplined for Peaceful Protests
Feb26

College Says No Effect on Admissions Decisions for Students Disciplined for Peaceful Protests

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College has joined the growing list of colleges and universities that have pledged that discipline by high schools for engaging in peaceful protests, such as those now occurring across the country against gun violence, will not have an effect on admissions decisions. “Gettysburg College prepares students to engage in the complex questions of our time through effective leadership and...

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