Dodging the Bullet: How Simultaneous Sickness Taught Me a Lesson
Jan18

Dodging the Bullet: How Simultaneous Sickness Taught Me a Lesson

By Jennifer Clogg, Staff Writer It started with a cough. It progressed to a cough and a tickle in my throat. Finally, an extremely sore throat with the inability to swallow certain foods, a wheezing cough, and pain in my back and right ribs drove me to the Health Center. I was pretty certain that I had bronchitis (which I did), but was completely unaware that I also had strep throat.  The bronchitis came from staying up late at night...

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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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Finals Week in Musselman Library
Dec08

Finals Week in Musselman Library

By Musselman Library The end of the semester is here, and Musselman Library is happy to offer some sweet extra services to help get you through your finals week. Stress Relief. The popular Stress Relief table will be returning to the ground floor of the Library. Give yourself a break from studying with the coloring pages, crayons, markers and fun craft ideas available. The table is there for use whenever the library is open, so...

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Four Ways to Cure  “Holiday Eating Syndrome”
Dec07

Four Ways to Cure “Holiday Eating Syndrome”

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor A question I often get revolves around eating strategies for the holidays. At first, this perplexed me. Thanksgiving and Christmas are the primary holidays we think about when we think about stuffing ourselves with food and the tryptophan-induced food coma. In my mind, even if you were to go batshit crazy twice a year food-wise, would it really be that big of a deal in the long run? But the more I...

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What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?
Dec07

What Happened to the Stine Lake Gazebo?

  By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor No, your mind is not deceiving you. The gazebo that once anchored the point where sidewalks converged between Penn Hall, Glatfelter, Plank Gym and Musselman Library is no longer there … and it has been absent all semester. The gazebo was removed from its former spot in May as construction began for the College Union Building’s renovations. “During the construction this summer all vehicle...

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Celebrating Diversity and Community at Burgburst 2017
Dec04

Celebrating Diversity and Community at Burgburst 2017

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer On Saturday, students and faculty, along with their family and friends, gathered in the CUB Ballroom for Burgburst, an annual celebration of cultural diversity and the multicultural community at Gettysburg. Decorated with flags and a global theme, the ballroom was bustling with attendees, searching for seats at the packed tables and joining the impressive lines at the food stations. Nine different...

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