“Lux” Chamber Choir Will Perform in Gettysburg on Sunday
Jul18

“Lux” Chamber Choir Will Perform in Gettysburg on Sunday

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A chamber choir composed of just over a dozen college students — including five who attend or recently graduated from Gettysburg College — will perform a concert on Sunday afternoon, July 22, at Christ Lutheran Church in Gettysburg beginning at 4:00 p.m. Lux, Latin for “light,” is a student-conceived and student-run choir directed by Robby Napoli ’19, a music education...

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FIRE Commends Gettysburg’s Freedom of Expression Statement, Urges Revisions to Campus Policies
Jun22

FIRE Commends Gettysburg’s Freedom of Expression Statement, Urges Revisions to Campus Policies

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a non-partisan group that promotes individual rights, especially free speech, on college campuses, released an article commending both the approach and the result of Gettysburg College’s yearlong process to develop an affirmative statement of philosophy on freedom of expression. Beginning in the fall of the 2017-18 academic year, on the...

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The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway
Jun18

The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief On the committee searching for a new president of Gettysburg College are seven members of the Board of Trustees, three members of the faculty, a member of the support staff, an administrator, and a student. The committee, which will hold its second meeting later this month, is currently working to select a search firm to help facilitate the search process. Charlie Scott ’77, the vice chair of...

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Arbaugh Appoints Gluhanich Treasurer of Student Senate
Jun08

Arbaugh Appoints Gluhanich Treasurer of Student Senate

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief After one election, Haley Gluhanich ’19 was set to be Student Senate’s president and Nick Arbaugh ’20 was to be its treasurer. Now, the roles are reversed. Arbaugh, who was elected president in the second balloting after Gluhanich, who won the presidency in the original election, was barred from running in the second balloting after an investigation found her responsible of...

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Blavatt Resigns Position as Executive Director of the Eisenhower Institute
Jun04

Blavatt Resigns Position as Executive Director of the Eisenhower Institute

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor  On Monday, May 21, Provost Christopher Zappe announced in an email to the campus community that “Jeffrey Blavatt ’88 has decided to resign from his position at The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College.” Blavatt had served in leadership roles with EI since 2007 and was its Executive Director from its integration with the college in 2009. He also served as a member of the...

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College Holds 183rd Commencement for the Class of 2018
May21

College Holds 183rd Commencement for the Class of 2018

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor For the Gettysburg College’s Class of 2018, the long-awaited day has finally arrived: commencement. Gettysburg’s 183rd commencement represents the culmination of their college careers in which the graduates symbolically exit Pennsylvania Hall through the Beachem Portico, mirroring their entrance during convocation during their first day, marking the end to their undergraduate experience. Hundreds of...

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