Student Senate Discusses Resurgence of Mold
Nov14

Student Senate Discusses Resurgence of Mold

By Joseph Maguschak, Staff Writer Student Senate’s most recent meeting on Monday, November 12 – the last meeting before the Thanksgiving holiday – was an agenda-following, rather unnuanced gathering that addressed several concerns of the student body. Secretary Marisa Balanda ’21 began the meeting by stating that several Senators and Affinity Group Leaders have become lax in their attendance of committee meetings. Anyone who has not...

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Gettysburg College Community Dedicates Vietnam War Memorial
Nov12

Gettysburg College Community Dedicates Vietnam War Memorial

By Cameron D’Amica, Contributing Writer Gettysburg College students, alumni, faculty, and their families gathered in Mara Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. to dedicate the new Vietnam memorial to the fourteen Gettysburg alumni who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. The memorial is located on the CUB patio in the form of a granite slab that reads, “In honor of the Gettysburg College Alumni who died while serving in the...

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Jessica Good Speaks on Stereotyping and Discrimination in Colloquium Series
Nov11

Jessica Good Speaks on Stereotyping and Discrimination in Colloquium Series

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer On Friday, November 2, the department of Psychology hosted a presentation in its ongoing Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium Series. Jessica J. Good, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Davidson College in North Carolina gave a presentation on her ongoing research regarding stereotyping and discrimination entitled “Classroom Diversity: Emphasize Similarities or Embrace Differences?” Good began by...

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Student Senate Elects New Clubs Liaison and Diversity Committee Chair
Nov08

Student Senate Elects New Clubs Liaison and Diversity Committee Chair

By Joseph Maguschak, Staff Writer Student Senate held its weekly meeting this past Monday, November 5. Both a new Clubs Liaison and Chair of the Diversity Committee were announced, followed by concerns of Senate’s new Greek Life Committee. At the beginning of the meeting, President Nick Arbaugh ’20 made it known that Student Senate is still accepting applications for those interested in the Greek Life Committee. Senate wants diverse...

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Decision 2018: Students Participate in Midterm Election As Turnout Doubles 2014 Totals in Campus Precinct
Nov07

Decision 2018: Students Participate in Midterm Election As Turnout Doubles 2014 Totals in Campus Precinct

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief When it was all said and done, just over 880 voters cast ballots in Gettysburg’s second precinct in the College Union Building (CUB) Ballroom Tuesday. According to records kept by Andrew Dalton ’19, President of Gettysburg College Democrats, based on his club’s poll watchers, 426 of those voters were college students, representing 77 percent turnout among registered student voters...

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LGBTQA+ Center Hosts Discussion on New Director
Nov04

LGBTQA+ Center Hosts Discussion on New Director

By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer As the nationwide search for a new president for Gettysburg College is underway, a lesser known search for a new Women’s and LGBTQA+ Center director is also taking place.It is a safe space for education, discussion, and building relationships between members of the community and needs someone who can handle the extensive tasks of upgrading and maintaining the center. As of this semester, the center has...

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