Kate Michelman Discusses Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Era of President Trump
Sep24

Kate Michelman Discusses Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Era of President Trump

By Mary Frasier, Contributing Writer “Make your voices heard.” This was the advice that Kate Michelman gave to her audience at the Gettysburg College Democrats meeting last Wednesday. Over 50 people were in attendance to hear the former president of NARAL Pro Choice America (1985-2004) speak. Her other accomplishments include testifying against Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito in their Supreme Court Justice nomination...

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First Talk of the “My Neighbor is Muslim” Series Sparks Community Interest
Sep23

First Talk of the “My Neighbor is Muslim” Series Sparks Community Interest

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The newly-formed Muslim Student Association’s series of talks by Rukhsana Rahman and Athar Rafik entitled “My Neighbor is Muslim” began September 20th in CUB 260 at 5:30 pm. Niamate Leeper, the faculty advisor for the Association, spoke first and asserted that the club has “A responsibility to open a much-needed dialogue about Islam in our community.” She introduced Kristin Largen, who thanked both...

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GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation
Sep22

GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation

By Gauri Mangala, Staff Writer On Tuesday, the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC) hosted its annual orientation for their Gettysburg College Leadership Certificate Program. Students of all class years joined in the CUB Ballroom to learn more about the year-long program in which they are able to enrich their leadership skills. “Any student, no matter what their major is or what they decide to do outside of the classroom, gets...

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Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend
Sep20

Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer Over the weekend, Gettysburg College welcomed back alumni for Homecoming celebrations and received an enthusiastic attendance. Special events, including the Class of 2012’s Five Year Reunion and the Swimmers’ Reunion, prompted many alumni to return, and others came to reconnect with friends, classmates, professors, and the Gettysburg campus. Although 468 alumni registered to attend, the Development,...

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Blasts from the Past: September 21, 2017
Sep19

Blasts from the Past: September 21, 2017

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1917, an editorial in The Gettysburgian discussed the issue of the day a century ago, World War I. The editorial asked the question that was on the minds of young men at the time: how am I serving the country during the war? Am I making a right decision to study in college rather than fighting? The editorial stated that if one was studying to go into a necessary field of work after the...

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Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault
Sep17

Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault

By Kate Delaney, Contributing Writer On Thursday, September 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intent to rescind federal guidance for handling sexual assault allegations that lowered the evidentiary standard in such investigations, criticizing the Obama administration’s system as having “failed too many students,” even stating, “The results of the [Obama administration’s] approach? Everyone...

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