Presidential Search Committee Enters Interview Phase “Very Impressed” with Pool of Candidates
Dec03

Presidential Search Committee Enters Interview Phase “Very Impressed” with Pool of Candidates

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The Presidential Search Committee has moved a step closer to naming the 15th President of Gettysburg College. A message to the campus community sent Monday afternoon announced that the committee has entered the interview phase “excited, impressed, even flattered by the caliber of professionals who are interested in leading Gettysburg College.” Charlie Scott ’77, who is chairing the...

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John Carlos Discusses Athletic Activism and the Importance of Troublemaking
Dec02

John Carlos Discusses Athletic Activism and the Importance of Troublemaking

By Nicole DeJacimo, Staff Writer Athletic activism is portrayed in every sport around the world and has been for decades, where athletes take advantage of their public status to stand up for causes they believe in. Colin Kaepernick and Serena Williams are two modern examples of athletes fighting for their rights and for the rights of others. A few weeks ago, Gettysburg College hosted John Carlos, an American former track and field...

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New Members Appointed to Student Senate, Continuing End-of-Semester Agenda
Nov28

New Members Appointed to Student Senate, Continuing End-of-Semester Agenda

By Joseph Maguschak, Staff Writer Student Senate’s Monday, November 26 meeting began with a few announcements from President Nick Arbaugh ’20. College Council met for the second time this semester. It discussed streamlining communication throughout the College and fostering dialogue in the community among students, faculty, and staff. Alexandros Economou-Garcia ‘22 has been appointed as Senator for the Class of 2022. Sydney Quan ’22...

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George Rable Delivers 57th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture
Nov27

George Rable Delivers 57th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer On Monday, Nov. 19, the 57 Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture took place at the Majestic Theater. The event is held in memory of Professor Robert Fortenbaugh, who taught in history department at Gettysburg College for over thirty years. The lecture takes place on Nov. 19 every year, in order to honor the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The Civil War Institute and History Department...

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Wallach Discusses Jewish Visibility in Weimar Germany
Nov26

Wallach Discusses Jewish Visibility in Weimar Germany

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer On Wednesday, November 14, the German Studies department hosted a colloquium and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Weimar Republic. Kerry Wallach, professor and chairperson of the department, presented a talk entitled “Passing Illusions meets Babylon Berlin: Jewish Visibility in Weimar Germany.” Weimar Germany refers to the German state between the end of World War I in 1918 and Adolf Hitler’s...

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Qwo Li Driskill Offers Message of Hope to Students, Community Members
Nov25

Qwo Li Driskill Offers Message of Hope to Students, Community Members

By Grace Verbrugge, Contributing Writer More than 100 students, faculty, and community members filled Kline Theater on Wednesday, November 14 to hear Qwo Li Driskill, a two-spirit Cherokee author, talk about life as a two-spirit indigenous person. Gettysburg Professor and author Stephanie Sellers introduced Professor Driskill, who is the queer studies organizer for the WGS department of Oregon State University, acknowledging and...

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