The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years
May05

The Band that “Buzz” built: Dr. John “Buzz” Jones to retire after 28 years

By Jeremy Porter, Staff Writer When Dr. John “Buzz” Jones of Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music announced his forthcoming retirement earlier this year, students were quick to express their love for the professor and discuss his positive impact on their experiences in the music program. Jones, who has been with the college since 1989, was instrumental in resurrecting the program and shaping it into what it is today:...

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College works to implement action items from climate study
May04

College works to implement action items from climate study

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer Last fall,the consulting firm Rankin and Associates returned the results of a campus climate study to the Gettysburg College community along with suggestions for improvement. Although the survey found a variety of positive trends at the college, such as high levels of comfort and positive attitudes about academic work, it also demonstrated that Gettysburg struggles with issues like discrimination and...

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Robert Spencer’s speech at Gettysburg College engages students in civil discourse
May03

Robert Spencer’s speech at Gettysburg College engages students in civil discourse

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor As Robert Spencer took the stage of the CUB Ballroom Wednesday night, the audience seemed unsure of what would happen next. On the heels of students at the University of Buffalo shouting down Spencer last evening, Jack Ryan, Vice Provost of Gettysburg College, had warned the audience to engage in civil discourse in listening to Spencer’s speech, which was sponsored by the Gettysburg chapter of the...

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Gettysburg College Muslim Solidarity Rally draws hundreds for dance and celebration
May03

Gettysburg College Muslim Solidarity Rally draws hundreds for dance and celebration

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief Over 300 students, faculty members, and community members joined together on the steps on Penn Hall in solidarity with Muslim members of campus and the town in response to Robert Spencer’s lecture in the CUB ballroom Wednesday evening. Green ribbons were distributed for people to wear to show their support, along with green fabric donning the phrase, “Hate has no home here”, and “No Islamophobia”....

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DPS Crime Log: April 18-30
May02

DPS Crime Log: April 18-30

The following incidents were reported by the Gettysburg College Department of Public Safety (DPS): April 19 An incident of larceny (theft of student artwork) occurred at the West Building; the case was closed because there were no suspects or witnesses. An incident of fraud involving an email scam that asked for funds was reported at Apple Hall; the case was referred to Gettysburg Borough Police (GPD). April 21 An incident of larceny...

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Student Senate bullet points: May 1
May02

Student Senate bullet points: May 1

Submitted by Brooke Gutschick, Student Senate Secretary The new Executive Board was installed: Luke Frigon- President Aimee Bosman- Vice President Sarah Berkowitz- Treasurer Kate Helmstetter- Secretary Jackie Crowley was appointed as Clubs Liaison and Pat McKenna was appointed as Parliamentarian The new class officers and Senators were installed The outgoing Executive Board and Committee Chairs thank the student body for its support...

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