High protein diets and metabolism: Part 2
Mar02

High protein diets and metabolism: Part 2

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor In the first installment of the “High protein diets and metabolism” series, you will recall we broke down the claim that increased skeletal muscle, promoted by increased protein intake and progressively overloaded resistance training, means an overall increase in resting metabolic rate (RMR).  Specifically, we discussed that the RMR of muscle is actually much closer to fat tissue than some sources...

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Solidarity rally explores “larger world outside Gettysburg College”
Feb27

Solidarity rally explores “larger world outside Gettysburg College”

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Jerome Clarke and Davis Healy are searching for the ever-elusive pause button. On Wednesday, they hope to find it. Clarke and Healy, both seniors, along with a cadre of fellow students representing a variety of clubs and disciplines, are planning a day-long “Student Solidarity Rally” that aims to provide space for members of the campus community to pause,...

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High protein diets and metabolism: Part 1
Feb25

High protein diets and metabolism: Part 1

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor People often make the claim that high protein diets will boost muscle growth – given that treatment is paired with effective resistance training – and thereby lead to a sizeable increase in resting metabolic rate (RMR).  This is because, the argument goes, skeletal muscle has a higher RMR per pound than does body fat. Other reasons that have been cited in defense of this claim is that...

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Snowball: a night in vintage Hollywood
Feb24

Snowball: a night in vintage Hollywood

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer On Saturday, February 18th, Gettysburg students traveled back in time to the Golden Age of Cinema as they walked down a makeshift red carpet in their fanciest clothes to enter a transformed CUB Ballroom. The event, Gettysburg’s annual Snowball semi-formal dance, cosponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Sigma Chi, drew impressive crowds with this year’s Vintage Hollywood theme. Some...

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Upcoming intern and  learning opportunities at Musselman Library
Feb22

Upcoming intern and learning opportunities at Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff Musselman Library strives to provide powerful learning experiences for both current students and recent graduates.  From internships to book discussions, opportunities abound. Check out the upcoming internship positions and book discussions to discover a learning experience of your own. Holley Internship for Recent (or soon to be) Graduates The Barbara Holley Internship, named for alumnae Barabara Holley...

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Meme of the Week
Feb20

Meme of the Week

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Trash dove is the name of a group of Facebook stickers added in January 2017.  Starting out just as a cute new set of stickers, comprised of trash dove doing various things (the most notable of which is the head-trashing one), it was a YouTube video put out in Thailand that this odd, purple bird has to thank for its popularity.  The video depicted trash dove in a dance competition with a cat. The...

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