Michael Burgos Presents: The Eulogy
Oct03

Michael Burgos Presents: The Eulogy

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Students, faculty, and staff were left in stitches after Michael Burgos’s show, The Eulogy, performed at Kline Theatre on Tuesday night. The comic genius starring in this one-man show used his body language and facial expressions alone to embody multiple characters giving eulogies at the funeral of their friend, Tomás. An acclaimed actor and writer, Burgos toured across the globe with this production,...

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Alumni Celebrated at Homecoming Weekend
Oct02

Alumni Celebrated at Homecoming Weekend

  By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Alumni filled Gettysburg’s campus the weekend of Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, celebrating years of friendship, growth, and a shared love for the college community. While alumni of all ages came back to campus to catch up with fellow former students, the Class of 2013’s flag flew over the cupola and there were various activities to celebrate their five year reunion. The weekend...

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12th Annual Salsa on the Square Shares Hispanic Heritage
Oct01

12th Annual Salsa on the Square Shares Hispanic Heritage

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer On Friday, September 28, Project Gettysburg-Léon hosted its 12th annual Salsa on the Square outside of the Majestic Theater. The street was brightly lit, framed at sunset by flaming clouds, and couples, parents and children, and groups of friends danced to music, whether they could salsa or not. Salsa on the Square, scheduled to coincide with National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrates Gettysburg’s...

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Problem of the Week: That’s a good exam!
Sep28

Problem of the Week: That’s a good exam!

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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MEIS Department Holds First Event of the Year
Sep27

MEIS Department Holds First Event of the Year

By Bridget Kennedy, Contributing Writer On Wednesday, September 19, the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) House held its biannual Open House to kick off the Fall 2018 semester. Co-sponsored by the MEIS Department and MEIS House, this Open House gave Gettysburg faculty and students alike the opportunity to enjoy homemade falafel and hummus made by Arabic language Professor Abdulkareem Said Ramadan, traditional Moroccan tea...

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Do You Exercise Your Freedom to Read?
Sep23

Do You Exercise Your Freedom to Read?

By Lauren Bradford, Musselman Library Have you read the ‘Harry Potter’ Series by J.K. Rowling or ‘The Hunger Games’ Trilogy? What about ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak or ‘Fahrenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury? These books and many others have been challenged and even banned in schools, libraries, and bookstores across the world by people who have objected to them. But did you know that more than half of all challenged books...

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