Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 18, 2019
Apr20

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: April 18, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief After spending the entirety of its second consecutive meeting discussing the proposal, the Gettysburg College faculty seemed poised for a vote on whether to approve a motion from the Management Department to add a dual major in Business to the college curriculum Thursday afternoon. Instead, the faculty parliamentarian raised a question of procedure and a motion came from the floor to postpone the...

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Barnes & Noble Will Take Over College Bookstore
Apr18

Barnes & Noble Will Take Over College Bookstore

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Barnes & Noble will operate the Gettysburg College Store beginning in late May, Gettysburg’s Vice President of Finance & Administration Dan Konstalid announced in a campus-wide email Tuesday. At a faculty meeting in March, College President Janet Morgan Riggs said, “We cannot continue to provide affordable course materials and excellent service without losing money.” At the...

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Blast from the Past: April 12, 2019
Apr17

Blast from the Past: April 12, 2019

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1939, the classes had their nominations ready for student council election. There were 98 students nominated for that election across the four classes. There were fifteen seniors, twenty-three juniors, twenty-five sophomores, and thirty-five first-years nominated for the various positions. On one day in the middle of the month, students in good standing could stop by to receive their...

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Gettysburg Hosts Second Annual GettMUN Model UN Conference
Apr16

Gettysburg Hosts Second Annual GettMUN Model UN Conference

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor Gettysburg College hosted the second annual GettMUN Model UN Conference on Saturday, April 6 to debate on crises and learn how to interact like and compromise like nations with students from other colleges. Model UN is a simulation of United Nations structures and bodies debating on topics used in real UN conferences by real life diplomats around the world. 27 delegates attended the event in...

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DPS Crime Log: March 18 –  April 9, 2019
Apr16

DPS Crime Log: March 18 – April 9, 2019

By Kaley Michael, Staff Writer March 18, 2019 (Monday) ● All Other Offenses: Harassment: Telephone at Patrick Hall; Closed – Referred to HR March 23, 2019 (Saturday) ● Liquor Laws: Underage Consumption; Liquor Laws: Underage Consumption at Huber Hall; Closed – Referred to SRR ● Vandalism: Damage to Vehicle at Campus Exterior Baughman Lot; Closed – Referred to SRR ● Drunkenness: Public Drunkenness at Campus Exterior:...

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Senate Will Fund Menstrual Care Infrastructure for Public Bathrooms on Campus
Apr15

Senate Will Fund Menstrual Care Infrastructure for Public Bathrooms on Campus

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor The Monday, April 15 meeting of Student Senate officially announced the outcomes of the presidential and vice presidential elections for the Executive Board 2019-20: Patrick McKenna ’20 and Jack Lashendock ’20 will serve as president and vice president, respectively. Vice President Pat Custer ’19 announced that petitions and Google forms for senator, class office, and technocratic...

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