This week in history
Apr14

This week in history

By Abigail Major, Staff Writer HOME: April 9, 1963: Winston Churchill becomes an honorary U.S. citizen. Of the eight that have been awarded this distinction, Churchill and Mother Teresa are the only two who were given this title during their lifetime. April 10, 1953: The House of Wax, which starred Vincent Price, premieres at New York’s paramount Theater. This was the first color 3-D movie which was produced by an American production...

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Upcoming events at Musselman Library
Apr10

Upcoming events at Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff Kick off National Library Week by joining Musselman Library’s annual Edible Books Festival on Monday, April 10. This free event will feature entries from campus faculty, students, administrators, and staff! Bring a friend and come ogle the edible art, vote for your favorite entries, and sample the creations. Viewing and voting will take place from 2pm until 3pm in Library Room 018 (ground floor). Beginning...

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LRC offers mini language workshops
Apr10

LRC offers mini language workshops

By Angela Pegarella, Contributing Writer Ever wanted to visit another country but couldn’t afford the time or money? You’re in luck! We have international opportunities right here on campus. Every week, Gettysburg College students have the opportunity to learn the basics in a new language for free! The Language Resource Center has started holding Mini Language Workshops, featuring eleven different languages. Whether you love learning...

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Expert research help available for all at Musselman Library
Apr09

Expert research help available for all at Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff It’s the time of the semester when due dates are starting to become overwhelming. Whether you need a head start on research for an upcoming project or help with research for something you are working on right now, the Research Help Desk can provide assistance. From research inquiries to citation questions, you can visit the Research Help Desk for immediate assistance from a librarian or a Peer Research...

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What is your keystone habit?
Apr08

What is your keystone habit?

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Picking a habit One glaring issue people have with making positive lifestyle changes is determining which change to make. Especially if you have made the decision to focus on only one goal at a time (as you should), there comes a time when resistance sets in and takes the form of doubting whether this is the wisest investment of your goal-setting mental resources. The irony is, of course, that this...

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Gettysburg celebrates 185th anniversary on Founders Day
Apr07

Gettysburg celebrates 185th anniversary on Founders Day

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Gettysburg College commemorated the 185th anniversary of its founding today as students donned orange and blue across campus in celebration. An email from President Janet Morgan Riggs (herself an alumna from the class of 1977) encouraged students to post celebratory photos on social media, wear Gettysburg colors, listen for the bell atop Glatfelter Hall to toll 18 times (one for each decade), and look...

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