Garthwait Resigns from Board of Trustees After Photo of Him in Nazi Uniform Found in Yearbook
Feb19

Garthwait Resigns from Board of Trustees After Photo of Him in Nazi Uniform Found in Yearbook

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Bob Garthwait ’82 has resigned from the Gettysburg College Board of Trustees after a photo of him wearing a Nazi uniform at what appears to be a fraternity party was found in the 1980 edition of Spectrum, the college yearbook. Garthwait, who has donated more than $1 million to the college over the years, most notably for the development of his namesake Garthwait Leadership Center, was a member...

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Student Senate Meets with James Biesecker and Lauren Ahlquist to Discuss Facilities
Feb18

Student Senate Meets with James Biesecker and Lauren Ahlquist to Discuss Facilities

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor The Monday, Feb. 18 Student Senate meeting saw a presentation by Executive Director of Facilities Planning & Management James Biesecker and Assistant Director of Services and Communications Lauren Ahlquist regarding facilities operations on campus. Biesecker and Ahlquist showed the room how to submit a work order and discussed how to get into contact with facilities at any time of day. For a full...

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The Gettysburgian Hosts Talk by New York Times’ Reporter Elizabeth Williamson
Feb17

The Gettysburgian Hosts Talk by New York Times’ Reporter Elizabeth Williamson

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer Elizabeth Williamson, a journalist currently working for The New York Times, visited the Gettysburg College campus on Friday, February 15th and hosted a Q&A style information session in the Penn Hall Lyceum. The event was co-sponsored by The Gettysburgian and the Provost’s office. The journalist’s son and sports editor of The Gettysburgian, Charlie Williamson ‘19, introduced his mother to the...

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WGS Lecture Series: Elizabeth Richardson Viti Discusses Simone de Beauvoir
Feb16

WGS Lecture Series: Elizabeth Richardson Viti Discusses Simone de Beauvoir

By Kaley Michael, Staff Writer Emerita French Professor Elizabeth Richardson Viti, a retiree in 2015, graced Gettysburg with a presentation on Simone de Beauvoir for this week’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies series. A professor for thirty-one years at Gettysburg, Viti served as the Coordinator of Women’s studies from the fall of 2005 until the spring of 2009, Director of the Johnson Center for Creative Teaching, and received...

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The Gettysburgian Wins Three Keystone Press Awards
Feb16

The Gettysburgian Wins Three Keystone Press Awards

Staff Report The Gettysburgian earned recognition in three separate categories as part of the 2019 Student Keystone Press Awards competition, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association. The awards were: First Place for Editorials Second Place for Reviews Second Place for Feature Photography This recognition builds and improves upon success in the 2018 iteration of the contest, in which the newspaper earned first...

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Gettysburg College Hosts Students from Jialian High School in China
Feb15

Gettysburg College Hosts Students from Jialian High School in China

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor Over the last two years, Gettysburg College has developed a partnership with the Jialian High School in Beijing, China that has manifested into a program of education and understanding for the professors of Gettysburg and the students of Jialian. A few years ago, on a Fulbright scholarship, professors from Gettysburg College traveled to the Jialian school to get a grasp for the education system in place...

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