The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years
May05

The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer When Dr. John “Buzz” Jones of Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music announced his forthcoming retirement earlier this year, students were quick to express their love for the professor and discuss his positive impact on their experiences in the music program. Jones, who has been with the college since 1989, was instrumental in resurrecting the program and shaping it into what it is today:...

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Weight training for women: The “too bulky” myth and how to tone
Apr30

Weight training for women: The “too bulky” myth and how to tone

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Myth of “getting too bulky” There is a troublingly popular – though fortunately its debunking is becoming more and more mainstream – sentiment out there that lifting weights will put women at risk of becoming “too bulky.”  All questions of preferable look aside (yes, some women prefer to look more muscular than others, and trying to convince someone to desire to look some other way is a...

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Sigma Chi’s Derby Days philanthropy raises over $28,000 to help fight cancer
Apr27

Sigma Chi’s Derby Days philanthropy raises over $28,000 to help fight cancer

By Claire Healey, Sports Editor Gettysburg College’s chapter of Sigma Chi celebrated a successful Derby Days philanthropy extravaganza this past week. Derby Days is Sigma Chi’s national philanthropy event and is used to raise money for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. The Huntsman Cancer Foundation was founded by Sigma Chi, Jon M. Huntsman Sr. who was a four-time cancer survivor. In 2015, the national fraternity pledged to raise $10...

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Share your table in Musselman Library
Apr26

Share your table in Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff As the end of the semester approaches and study space on campus becomes a premium, consider sharing your table with other students. Recommended by a student earlier this semester, Musselman Library now has small table tents that say “Join Me! I don’t need the whole table” available for use. The signs are located in a basket on top of a reference bookshelf on the main floor of the library (Penn Hall side of...

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Write Night at Musselman Library
Apr25

Write Night at Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff Musselman Library is hosting its second Write Night this week! Stop by the main floor of the library on Wednesday, April 26th from 7-11PM to get help with all of your research needs. It is a busy, stressful time in the semester, so rather than run all over campus to find assistance, come and access many of your most helpful research aids all in one place! Library Peer Research Men tors, PLAs from various...

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This week in history
Apr24

This week in history

By Abigail Major, Staff Writer Home: April 16, 2012: No book received the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. This was the eleventh time in Pulitzer’s history that there was no winner in the fiction category. The last time such an event occurred was in 1977. April 17, 1961: The Bay of Pigs invasion begins. A group of Cuban exiles, trained and funded by the United States g o v e r n m e n t ’ s C I A , at tempt to over throw the government of...

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