Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper
Feb11

Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer Imagine you’re a first-year in college and you receive an assignment detailing a research paper that should be approximately 15 pages. At that precise moment, you can’t even imagine a finished paper, let alone a Cupola nomination and invitation to present your research at a Symposium filled with faculty, including the president of your college. Well, that was me five months ago, and now that I have...

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Musselman Updates: Summer Internship
Feb07

Musselman Updates: Summer Internship

By Musselman Library Summer Internship: Special Collections and College Archives at Musselman Library invites current Gettysburg College students, including seniors who will graduate in May, to submit applications for the Diane Werley Smith ’73 summer internship in Special Collections. This paid internship is available to an undergraduate who is interested in exploring special collections, archives, public history, or museum studies...

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TAO Provides Students with Online Counseling Support
Feb05

TAO Provides Students with Online Counseling Support

By Sam Shourds, Staff Writer Gettysburg College prides itself on diversity and inclusion. Students come to the college from a wide range of different backgrounds and places, and every student has different expectations and needs.   For many students, college life is quite the change from life at home. The many changes affect mental health a great deal, whether students suffered from strained mental health at home or have certain...

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More than a Wall: Personal Account of an Immersion Trip to the U.S.-Mexico Border
Feb04

More than a Wall: Personal Account of an Immersion Trip to the U.S.-Mexico Border

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer When deciding to apply for the El Paso, Texas/Mexico Immersion Project with the Center for Public Service, I thought it would be a great learning opportunity. Although I am a Political Science major and actively immerse myself in current events, I still felt ill-informed about current immigration policy and wanted a hands-on experience to truly comprehend what was happening at our nation’s border. The...

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LGBTQA+ Center Hosts “Feast & Feels with Friends”
Feb03

LGBTQA+ Center Hosts “Feast & Feels with Friends”

By Danielle Sicotte, Staff Writer On the evening of Sunday, Jan. 27, a group of people equipped with poems braved the cold and ventured out into downtown Gettysburg bound for Waldo’s & Company. There, they attended “Feast & Feels with Friends” sponsored by the college’s LGBTQA+ Center from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to share and listen to poetry composed by themselves and their peers. As they filed in, everyone was treated to a Waldo’s...

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Problem of the Week: Feeding Time
Feb03

Problem of the Week: Feeding Time

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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