Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 32 Seniors into Society
Apr06

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 32 Seniors into Society

By Clinton Baugess, Secretary of Iota of Pennsylvania Chapter On Friday, March 29 Phi Beta Kappa inducted 32 new members into the Iota of Pennsylvania chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society at Gettysburg College. Senior students are elected to Phi Beta Kappa by the resident PBK members on campus. In additional to high academic achievement, members consider evidence of intellectual curiosity and academic integrity. Students inducted on...

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Problem of the Week: Another Nice Calculus Exam
Apr05

Problem of the Week: Another Nice Calculus Exam

By Department of Mathematics 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...

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What I Remember: Alum Reflects on Coming to Campus in September 1961
Apr03

What I Remember: Alum Reflects on Coming to Campus in September 1961

By Dave Radin, Class of 1965 I got into Gettysburg by the skin of my teeth.  Five of us from my suburban Philadelphia high school accepted offers of enrollment and I was the last admitted.  I was a nearly solid “B” student in high school, played three sports, was active in a smattering of groups and clubs but like most of my contemporaries, my resume as a 17-year old was pale compared to today’s students.  If it weren’t for my Uncle...

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Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter
Apr02

Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The 2019 Springfest artist was announced earlier this morning to be the hip-hop group, Travis Porter. The group originated in Georgia and consists of three artists: the brothers Ali and Quez and their friend Strap. Their popular songs include “Ayy Ladies” and “Bring it Back.” They will perform in the CUB Ballroom on Friday, April 26. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7:30...

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Dodging the Bullet: Nearing the End of the First Year
Apr02

Dodging the Bullet: Nearing the End of the First Year

By Sam Shourds, Staff Writer My name is Sam Shourds, and I am a freshman in college… a freshman… in college. I still have to remind myself everyday that I am, in fact, a college student, even after a semester and a half. I left high school, my hometown, and my childhood behind to be here at Gettysburg College for the majority of the next four years of my life. Yikes. In the very beginning, the prospect of growing up and being on my...

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Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library
Apr02

Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The Second Annual Human Library occurred in the Musselman Library Apse on March 27. This year, there were 18 volunteer books and over 45 volunteer readers. Natalie Hinton, Director of User Services, explained, “In the Fall of 2017, as a member of the campus Professional Development Committee, the conversation around sponsoring a Human Library began. The logical place to hold the event is our...

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