Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 11 New Members Into Society
Oct17

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 11 New Members Into Society

Release from Clint Baugess, Secretary of Iota of Pennsylvania Chapter On Friday, October 19, Phi Beta Kappa will induct 11 new members into the Iota of Pennsylvania chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society at Gettysburg College. They will sign their names into the book that bears the signature of all members since the Iota of PA chapter’s founding in 1923. The students who will be inducted on Friday include: Celeste Campbell, Caroline...

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Problem of the Week: Transcendental Fun
Oct12

Problem of the Week: Transcendental Fun

Editor’s Note: The Department of Mathematics at Gettysburg College hosts a problem of the week challenge to determine each semester’s Paul Mugabi problem-solving award recipient(s). Each week’s entries are scored by a panel of faculty judges, and winner(s) from each week will receive a Problem Of the Week (P.O.W.) button. The Gettysburgian is not involved in or responsible for accepting or evaluating students’ submissions to this...

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Dr. Edward Ayers Encourages Us to Ask Questions about the Civil War
Oct09

Dr. Edward Ayers Encourages Us to Ask Questions about the Civil War

By Lizzie Hobbs, Contributing Writer On Wednesday, October 3, the Civil War Era Studies Department hosted their annual Lincoln Lyceum Lecture, this year featuring Pulitzer Prize nominee and 2018 Gilder-Lehrman Lincoln Prize winner Edward Ayers. Dr. Ayers currently serves as the Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities at the University of Richmond, where he formerly served as the university’s president. The topic of this year’s...

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Texting and Walking, a Dangerous Habit
Oct09

Texting and Walking, a Dangerous Habit

By Angely Arriaza, Contributing Writer Many people keep their heads down instead of up when crossing the street. According to a Governors Highway Safety Association report, in 2016 about 6,000 pedestrians were injured by texting and walking. “Yes, I text and walk,” said Amanda Hansen ‘22. “I text and walk because it gives me something to do and most of the time I am having a conversation with someone on my phone and don’t want to talk...

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Reading Days Library Hours and Construction Updates
Oct07

Reading Days Library Hours and Construction Updates

By Musselman Library If you’re staying on campus for Reading Days, Musselman Library’s hours will be: Friday, October 5 — close at 5 p.m.; Saturday, October 6 – open 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, October 7 – open 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Monday, October 8 – open 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Tuesday, October 9— open at 8 a.m.—Resume 24-hour access. The Research Help Desk will be closed during Reading Days, but if you need research help on Monday or...

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Faculty Spotlight: Gregory Suryn
Oct04

Faculty Spotlight: Gregory Suryn

By Audrey White, Staff Writer When most people hear the words “organic chemistry,” it’s not met with a positive reaction, but for Professor Gregory Suryn, it brings a smile to his face. Suryn has come to Gettysburg College to teach as a lecturer for Organic Chemistry 203 and General Chemistry 107. For those who might not know, every section of General Chemistry is taught with a theme, so the class is looked at through the lens of a...

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