Much to Be Thankful For at Gettysburg College
Nov22

Much to Be Thankful For at Gettysburg College

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer After Servo’s long-awaited Thanksgiving dinner last week, students are craving mashed potatoes, pumpkin-flavored everything, and a little slice of home more than ever. Plans are being made to go home for the holidays, catch up with old friends, or even have dinner with some professors, who have graciously opened their homes to long-distance students. Not even the upcoming forecast for snow flurries can stop...

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Dodging the Bullet: Thankful for Spelling Bee
Nov19

Dodging the Bullet: Thankful for Spelling Bee

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer “Breathe,” I remind myself quietly and quickly before making my first entrance on the vast Majestic Theater stage. One deep breath, and I hop onstage– shocked to be met with hundreds of unfamiliar faces– but nevertheless ecstatic to tell the story I had been immersed in for months. These unfamiliar faces, however, are warm and welcoming and fill me with hope for the next four years of...

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Musselman Library: Thanksgiving Updates and Cite Night
Nov18

Musselman Library: Thanksgiving Updates and Cite Night

By Musselman Library Musselman Library over Thanksgiving Break While the library will be closed several days around Thanksgiving break (hours below), you can still access many of the library resources from the comfort of your own home. If you are not sure which resources to use, check the Research Guides – there is one for every discipline taught at Gettysburg! Or stop by the Research Help Desk before break begins, and our...

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Sceptical Chymists and Professors Go Head to Head in Family Feud: Chemistry Edition
Nov18

Sceptical Chymists and Professors Go Head to Head in Family Feud: Chemistry Edition

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer On Nov. 15, the Sceptical Chymists hosted a Family Feud game night for the Chemistry Department in the Science Center. The game night consisted of a panel of four chemistry professors teamed up against a panel of four students. The professors included Dr. Koren Lipsett, Dr. Donald Jameson, Dr. Gregory Suryn, and Dr. Suvrajit Sengupta. The students and professors exchanged banter and their spirit of...

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Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message
Nov17

Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message

By Sam Shourds, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Attic, students and faculty mingled with community members awaiting the performance of Italian Hip-Hop artist Amir Issaa. The vibe was relaxed and conversational as everyone sat at tables and around the bar. Upon taking the stage, Issaa announced that the space was not a classroom, but a club, and prompted everyone to get on their feet and gather around the stage.  Audience...

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Inside Look: TriSig’s Victory at Annual Chi O Night Live
Nov16

Inside Look: TriSig’s Victory at Annual Chi O Night Live

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer We stood backstage, holding hands in a circle and trembling with excitement. After many hours of practice, Chi O Night Live had arrived. Every fall, Chi Omega hosts a dance competition as their philanthropy event to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, the emcees announced, they raised over $5,000 to help children’s dreams come true. New members of each fraternity present their talents...

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