Blast from the Past: April 24, 2019
Apr30

Blast from the Past: April 24, 2019

  By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1899, The Gettysburgian called for students to write a song for the annual college song contest. In years past, many students participated in writing heart-felt songs about the college, and The Gettysburgian urged students to take part once more. Students in 1899 seemed not as excited for the song writing contest, as the contest had been open beginning in March, and only a few...

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Class of 2019 President Reaffirms Support of Wagner as Commencement Speaker
Apr30

Class of 2019 President Reaffirms Support of Wagner as Commencement Speaker

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor On Monday, April 29, President of the Class of 2019 Olivia Lanctot sent out an email update to the senior class reaffirming her support to appoint Josh Wagner as the senior Commencement speaker. The update comes following the petition to remove Wagner as Commencement speaker when copies of his article “13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night: Number 11 will Shock You!” from the 2018...

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DPS Crime Log: April 10 – 22, 2019
Apr29

DPS Crime Log: April 10 – 22, 2019

Compiled by Kaley Michael, Staff Writer April 10, 2019 (Wednesday) -All Other Offenses:  Harassment at Schmucker Hall; Open – Under Investigation by Department of Public Safety  (DPS) -All Other Offenses: Defiant Trespass at Eddie Plank Gym; Closed – Referred to Gettysburg Bureau Police (GPD) April 14, 2019 (Sunday) -Drug Abuse Violation: Possession: Marijuana/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Closed – Referred to...

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WGS Lecture Series: Berg on Second-Wave Feminism
Apr27

WGS Lecture Series: Berg on Second-Wave Feminism

By Kaley Michael, Staff Writer Retired Gettysburg professor Temma F. Berg, who taught classes in English, Judaic Studies, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, spoke on second-wave feminism for the last lecture of the WGS Series. Berg taught at Gettysburg from 1985 to 2018 and is currently working on a memoir entitled Tales Out of School: Diary of a Mad Professor and published a book in 2006 called The Lives and Letters of an...

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Naming Principles Advisory Group Holds Listening Sessions
Apr27

Naming Principles Advisory Group Holds Listening Sessions

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Contributing Writer On Monday, Apr. 22, the Naming Principles Advisory Group, an ad-hoc committee that was created on the heels of Bob Garthwait’s resignation from the Board of Trustees after a photo of him wearing a Nazi uniform at a fraternity party came to light, held open forums in various locations throughout the day to hear from members of the campus community about their thoughts, concerns, and...

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Petition Circulating to Remove Wagner as Commencement Speaker
Apr26

Petition Circulating to Remove Wagner as Commencement Speaker

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor On Tuesday morning, Apr. 23, Joshua Wagner ‘19 was announced to the senior class as the student Commencement speaker for this year. Later that morning, print-outs of an article Wagner had written for The Gettysburgian’s 2018 April Fools issue entitled “13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night: Number 11 will Shock You!” were pinned to bulletin boards on the first floor of Glatfelter Hall with a...

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