DPS Crime Log: March 6-20
Mar23

DPS Crime Log: March 6-20

The following incidents were reported by the Gettysburg Department of Public Safety (DPS) for March 6-March 20. March 6, 2017 Larceny and theft of art equipment from the West Building; investigation is closed — no suspects were determined. Sex offense/rape was reported at the College Apartments; referred by Title IX officer to DPS March 7, 2017 Multiple liquor law violations and underage consumption at Phi Delta Theta reported...

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Student Senate bullet points: March 20
Mar22

Student Senate bullet points: March 20

Submitted by Brooke Gutschick, Secretary of Student Senate Executive Board elections will be held April 7-9 and Class Officer/Senator elections will be held April 14-16. Contact Taylor Beck (beckta01@gettysburg.edu) to obtain a petition Ron Wiafe spoke to the Senate about Bias Conduct Policy $233.59 was allotted to Asian Student Alliance $794 was allotted to Latin American Student Association $1778.55 was allotted to the Class of 2017...

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College adjusts value of some merit scholarships
Mar21

College adjusts value of some merit scholarships

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Gettysburg College announced some modifications in the value of merit scholarships beginning with the incoming Class of 2021 late last week. While the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship — the college’s top merit scholarship — will remain at $25,000 per year, the Presidential Scholarship increased from $15,000 to $20,000 annually, the David Wills Scholarship increased from $10,000 to $15,000...

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JMR Discusses Tuition, Campus Climate, Freedom of Speech in Digital Town Hall
Mar17

JMR Discusses Tuition, Campus Climate, Freedom of Speech in Digital Town Hall

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor When Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs agreed to sit down for a half-hour interview to be broadcast live on WZBT and through Facebook Live, she admitted she wasn’t quite sure what to expect. While the interview, which happened last Thursday, covered some major issues facing the campus community, it also answered some more lighthearted questions including Riggs’ favorite type of...

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Despite human rights concerns, SALTT program to visit Azerbaijan to study US-Russian relations
Mar09

Despite human rights concerns, SALTT program to visit Azerbaijan to study US-Russian relations

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Members of the Eisenhower Institute’s “Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times” (SALTT) program will depart this weekend bound for Azerbaijan, a former Soviet state that borders Russia, Iran, Georgia, and Armenia, as they continue their year-long study of relations between the United States and Russia under the direction of Susan Eisenhower, chairman emeritus of EI and granddaughter of 34th...

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Blasts from the past
Mar09

Blasts from the past

1897 On this date in 1897, March 9 exactly, the first edition of The Gettysburgian was printed. Although that issue appears lost in time, the March 16, 1897 edition recounts the pleasure with which community members received their copies … many submitted a dollar to become subscribers of the fledgling paper. One letter writer commented, “[The Gettysburgian’s] appearance marks an epoch in the history of the college, and I shall be...

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