Musselman Library 101: What First-Years Need to Know
Aug21

Musselman Library 101: What First-Years Need to Know

By Musselman Library Welcome to Musselman Library at Gettysburg College, your home away from your dorm room!  As you get acquainted with campus, here are a few things to note about the college library: Hours During orientation week, Musselman Library is open weekdays, 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. and 12:00-6:00p.m. on the weekend.  Once classes start on August 26 the library will be open 8:00a.m.-11:00p.m. during the week (closing at 8p.m. on...

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Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission
May27

Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission

By Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor Years after his retirement from a decorated career in the U.S. Army, retired Major General William M. Matz, Jr. ‘61 was appointed by President Donald J. Trump as the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He is currently on a tour of the 26 overseas military cemeteries along with 30 memorials, monuments, and markers that the commission administers. For someone who attended a college that...

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Build Your Resume and Leave an Impact: Publish in The Cupola
May26

Build Your Resume and Leave an Impact: Publish in The Cupola

By Hana Huskic, Student Assistant for Scholarly Communications Here is a scenario: You write a quality paper that your professor likes. They recommend it for publishing in The Cupola. Excited and proud, you update your resume with the publication. You run to tell your friends and they try to be happy for you, but they cannot hide their “The Cupola, what is that even?” face. So what is The Cupola and why publish there? I am a student...

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The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as President
May15

The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as President

By Lizzie Hobbs and Maddie Neiman In spring of 2008, Janet Morgan Riggs was serving as the provost of Gettysburg College when she was approached by the chair of the Board of Trustees and asked to serve as the interim college president after the abrupt departure of her predecessor, President Katherine Will. “I was not really enthusiastic about that, frankly,” said President Riggs, referring to the idea of serving as interim president....

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‘Heart of the Sunderman Conservatory’ Diane MacBeth Announces Retirement
May08

‘Heart of the Sunderman Conservatory’ Diane MacBeth Announces Retirement

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor Diane MacBeth, Sunderman Conservatory of Music Administrative Assistant, has announced her plan to retire on July 5, 2019 after 36 years at Gettysburg College. Per an email announcement sent out by Dr. James Day, Director of the Sunderman Conservatory, on Apr. 22, MacBeth indicated her gratitude for the faculty, staff, and students across all departments at Gettysburg over the years. Included...

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Dodging the Bullet: Reflecting on Experiences as First Year Ends
May03

Dodging the Bullet: Reflecting on Experiences as First Year Ends

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer As my first-year comes to a close and with my final Dodging the Bullet piece, I find myself reflecting on all the transformative moments I have had at Gettysburg thus far. I cannot narrow down my experience to one moment or even one event, so I will instead discuss the most meaningful experiences I have had in a broader format. I realized when I was looking back on all of my favorite experiences, they...

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