McKenna Elected Student Senate President, Lashendock Will Be VP
Apr15

McKenna Elected Student Senate President, Lashendock Will Be VP

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Patrick McKenna ’20, a political science and public policy double major who has served in Senate since his first year, has been elected the body’s 2019-2020 president. McKenna defeated Marisa Balanda ’21 and Hannah Dalzell ’20 by taking exactly 50 percent of the 644 votes cast. Political Science and International Affairs double major Jack Lashendock ’20 won the vice...

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Lambda Chi Alpha Holds Third Annual Ruck March
Apr15

Lambda Chi Alpha Holds Third Annual Ruck March

By Charlie Williamson, Sports Editor This past Saturday, April 6, Lambda Chi Alpha held its third annual Ruck March philanthropy event. The event was co-sponsored by Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Delta Theta, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon and featured 65 people running, walking, or even running with their dog the 2.4 miles. For the first time, a Lambda team won the event, taking home the $250 gift card. The team consisted of Caleb Parker...

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New Club Holds Panel on Inequality in the United States
Apr14

New Club Holds Panel on Inequality in the United States

By Nicole DeJacimo Last Thursday night in Mara Auditorium, a new club called The Half That’s Never Been Told held an introductory event entitled “Addressing American Inequality and An Introduction to a New Academic and Philanthropic Club.” President Tristan Chen ‘20 and then-Vice President David A. Roskos ‘20, who is now the club’s Community Service Coordinator, hosted the first club meeting, which was...

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College Hosts 4th Annual Undergraduate Tree of Life Conference
Apr14

College Hosts 4th Annual Undergraduate Tree of Life Conference

By Mary Frasier, Staff Writer The 4th Annual Undergraduate Tree of Life Conference, formerly know as Limmud, took place on Sunday, April 7th in Joseph Theatre. The event was separated into two parts. Associate Professor of Religious Studies Stephen Stern introduced the first section of the event, detailing the beginning of Judaic studies at Gettysburg College and how the event began four years ago. He explained how Gettysburg College...

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Students Hold ‘Ask Me’ Demonstration on the Tour Guide Path of Get Acquainted Day
Apr13

Students Hold ‘Ask Me’ Demonstration on the Tour Guide Path of Get Acquainted Day

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor During Get Acquainted Day (GAD), Saturday, Apr. 13, a group of students stood on campus outside of Servo and all throughout the pathway of the tours holding signs stating “Ask me about the Gettysburg Experience” with specific statements of their personal experience, like being a woman in the economics department or being a transgender student on campus. The students handed out pamphlets with...

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Adult Supervision, Diversity & Inclusion, and Hula Hoops: Candidates Discuss the Issues at Presidential, Vice Presidential Forums
Apr09

Adult Supervision, Diversity & Inclusion, and Hula Hoops: Candidates Discuss the Issues at Presidential, Vice Presidential Forums

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor The Monday, Apr. 8 Student Senate meeting was consumed by election forums for the body’s presidential and vice presidential elections, which began Monday evening and continue through Sunday. Voters can click here to vote. The forums were moderated by The Gettysburgian‘s editor-in-chief, Benjamin Pontz ’20. The presidential candidates, Secretary Marisa Balanda ‘21, Senator Patrick McKenna...

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