Office of Multicultural Engagement Moves into New Space
Apr14

Office of Multicultural Engagement Moves into New Space

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer As part of its commitment to create an inclusive environment on campus, the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) is settling into a newly renovated space on 102 West Water Street. The building, which previously housed groups including the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity and the International Student program, is now known as Mosaic House. It includes a classroom, full kitchen, laundry room, and spacious...

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Young Voters Day Underscores the Importance of Civic Engagement
Apr14

Young Voters Day Underscores the Importance of Civic Engagement

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Enhanced security measures were in place Saturday afternoon at Masters Hall as students gathered to hear from Democratic officials as part of College Democrats’ first annual Young Voters Day on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event, which featured speakers from across the Commonwealth, was billed by College Democrats in a press release as an effort to “register as many new voters...

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Holocaust Survivor David Tuck Speaks at Gettysburg
Apr12

Holocaust Survivor David Tuck Speaks at Gettysburg

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer When Hannah Labovitz ’21 first began searching for a Holocaust survivor to speak on campus, the prospects seemed slim. She tried contacting the Holocaust Awareness Museum in Philadelphia over the summer, but few of the aging speakers they worked with were able to make the 2-and-a-half-hour drive to Gettysburg. A Google search led her to David Tuck, a Levittown resident with an extraordinary story of...

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College Announces Honorary Degree Recipients
Apr12

College Announces Honorary Degree Recipients

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Gettysburg College will confer three honorary degrees at the 183rd Commencement Exercises in May. In addition to Howard Fineman, who was previously announced as the speaker and will deliver the commencement address based on his book Thirteen American Arguments, Rebecca Halstead and Francisco Núñez will receive honorary degrees. Fineman, former global editorial director with the Huffington Post...

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College Democrats Plan Young Voters Day
Apr11

College Democrats Plan Young Voters Day

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Only 17 percent of millennials voted in the last midterm election. Accordingly, the Gettysburg College Democrats plan to register young voters and hear from Democratic officials as part of its first annual Young Voters Day on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lieutenant Governor Candidate John Fetterman, Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, Former Director of NARAL Pro-Choice America Kate...

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Balanda and Burns Provide Senate Update on Facilities Task Force
Apr10

Balanda and Burns Provide Senate Update on Facilities Task Force

By Sarah Hinck, Staff Writer After a second forum moderated by Managing News Editor of The Gettysburgian Benjamin Pontz ’20 at Monday’s Student Senate meeting, senators voted for the remainder of the executive board, which will feature a mix of old and new faces in the upcoming academic year. In other news, senators Marisa Balanda ‘21 and Anna Burns ‘19 reported on the newly established Facilities Task Force. In wake of the...

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