Outerspace Hosts 2nd Annual Queer Prom
Apr22

Outerspace Hosts 2nd Annual Queer Prom

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor Food, dancing, and ‘80s-themed outfits were all themes of this year’s Queer Prom, sponsored by Outerspace. Along with support from the Office of LGBTQA+ Advocacy and Education, Outerspace hosted around 75 attendees in the Attic last weekend on Friday, April 12 for the second annual event. The students cycled in and out throughout the night, some taking advantage of the joint outer-space and...

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Get Acquainted Day 2019: Accepted Student Highlights
Apr15

Get Acquainted Day 2019: Accepted Student Highlights

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer Each spring, Gettysburg College hosts a Get Acquainted Day for accepted and newly enrolled students. Hundreds of prospective students and family members bustle around campus, enjoying the atmosphere of the college. The future class of 2023 and their families had a busy schedule with activities ranging from an exposition for clubs and services in the morning to academic presentations and a reception for...

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Political Science Professor Scott Boddery Begins Work on New Law Journal
Apr11

Political Science Professor Scott Boddery Begins Work on New Law Journal

By Lizzie Hobbs, Staff Writer Dr. Scott Boddery from Gettysburg’s Political Science Department has begun laying the groundwork for an incredibly exciting opportunity for undergraduate students with the new creation of the Law Journal of the Liberal Arts (LJLA). Boddery hopes that the journal will “encourage undergraduate legal research,” which he believes to be a greatly neglected field. Boddery, who majored in history during his time...

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Alpha Omicron Pi Hop Raises Funds for Ruth’s Harvest
Apr10

Alpha Omicron Pi Hop Raises Funds for Ruth’s Harvest

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer On Sunday, April 7, on the field between the Jaeger Center and the Health Center, breakfast was being served at Alpha Omicron Pi’s fundraiser, AOII Hop. This year is the second year AOII has done this fundraiser, and it was another successful event. A week prior to the fundraiser, tables were set up in CUB for students to preorder their breakfast for pickup or delivery on Sunday at the field. Each...

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The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as Professor
Apr10

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

By Julia Chin and Thea Toocheck, Staff Writers Janet Morgan Riggs graduated with Gettysburg College’s senior class of 1977 with Princeton University on the horizon before her. At age 22, Riggs never expected that she would return to Gettysburg’s campus in four years, and this time, not as a student. After earning her Ph.D. in Psychology from Princeton, Riggs returned to Gettysburg College in 1981 as a professor, an occupation she...

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Anything Is PAULssbile 5k Coming to Campus on Sunday
Apr09

Anything Is PAULssbile 5k Coming to Campus on Sunday

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor On Sunday, April 14, Alpha Phi Omega (APO), the co-ed service fraternity, will be sponsoring the sixth annual Anything is PAULssible 5k. In person registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Attic, and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. on the cross country field. Those not on campus but wanting to contribute to the event can donate to the race online or register for the e-race, which can occur...

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