How much protein do you need in your diet?
Mar26

How much protein do you need in your diet?

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Just to preface this article, the specific audience I am speaking to here would be the somewhat healthy (read: not plagued with all sorts of symptoms of metabolic syndrome), somewhat resistance trained population. Certainly, vastly different advice with regards to protein intake applies to the obese population than does the freakishly lean/athletic population. Nonetheless, the advice I have detailed...

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High protein diets and metabolism: Part 3
Mar14

High protein diets and metabolism: Part 3

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor The TEF of protein As we bring the physiology side of this series to an end, another factor worth considering is the relatively higher thermic effect of food (TEF) – which I went over in my article on meal frequency and weight loss – of protein. Remember, this is the energy cost to digest, absorb, transport, store/use, and excrete nutrients.  While the TEF of dietary fat rarely exceeds...

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This week in history
Mar12

This week in history

By Abigail Major, Contributing Writer AT HOME: February 19, 1942: Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Executive Order 9066 which authorized the relocation of persons that were deemed a threat to national security, to places more inland. This eventually resulted in the movement of over 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry. February 20, 1962: John Glenn went aboard the Friendship 7, departing from Cape Cavernal Air Force Station. Glenn became...

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Musselman Library access during spring break
Mar11

Musselman Library access during spring break

By Musselman Library Staff Whether you’re heading home, traveling to someplace warm or staying on campus, Musselman Library can help you if you’re near or far. Library Hours: Since many students leave campus over Spring Break (including the majority of our student workers that help keep the library running), the Library hours will be slightly reduced. Friday, March 10 – Close 5pm (NOT 8pm) Saturday, March 11 & Sunday, March 12 –...

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Students anticipate spring break trips
Mar10

Students anticipate spring break trips

By Ben Pontz, News Editor Each year, Gettysburg College sponsors a number of trips to various locations during spring break. This year, the Eisenhower Institute, Center for Public Service, and Sunderman Conservatory of Music are among the organizations sponsoring projects and trips. The Gettysburgian has compiled these short vignettes on each trip. Eisenhower Institute As part of two year long public policy programs, groups from EI...

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Peer research mentors provide valuable services while gaining valuable experiences
Mar10

Peer research mentors provide valuable services while gaining valuable experiences

By Musselman Library Staff Perhaps you have noticed the Peer Research Mentors at the Research Help Desk in Musselman Library. They are the students working the desk who help you find sources for your research, help you locate books on the shelf (or figure out why they’re not on the shelf), provide you with guidance about citation formats and walk you through technical glitches on the computers. Peer Research Mentors work closely with...

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