A warning for Democrats
May14

A warning for Democrats

By Brittany Russell, Staff Writer Donald Trump has solidified himself as one of the most divisive figures in American politics that we’ve seen in modern history. His rise to power has been met with stronger opposition than what we’ve seen since Vietnam. He’s made quite a turbulent debut in his first 100 days in office and has been met with both high praise and high opposition. As a Democrat, I’m thrilled to see other Democrats step up...

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Why the environment takes priority over other issues
May13

Why the environment takes priority over other issues

By Matt Salton, Contributing Writer The first issue that all candidates should focus on when thinking of running for office is what to do regarding the environment. This is because environmental issues require a lot of new ideas due to their changing nature. Of these environmental issues, the most pertinent are those of climate change and energy reform. These two issues are deeply connected and are my main focus of study. All issues...

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The message every sensitive college student needs to hear
May12

The message every sensitive college student needs to hear

By Andy Milone, Web Content Editor The college major and GPA is overrated; it does not define you. The job of the full time student is not to know exactly the direction in which life is headed. Instead, the responsibility of the full time student is to go with the flow and not let the events, words and actions of others affect you in a modern day society where a majority of students are too sensitive and let unfortunate events control...

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Critique of “13th”
May06

Critique of “13th”

By Alex Romano, Opinions Editor In this turbulent and even tortured era of right-wing resurgence and anti-elitist backlash, it would be unimaginable to anyone that a documentary like Netflix’s 13th would never materialize.  The film is a notable achievement in awareness-raising and a profoundly convincing summons to action, boasting a remarkable array of statistics; ample input from scholars and commentators; and compelling...

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Open Letter: Gettysburg, why are you like this?
May03

Open Letter: Gettysburg, why are you like this?

  Dear Clubs of Gettysburg College and Administration, It is currently May 3 and I have four papers and an art piece on my plate due in the next two days. I am dying and injecting coffee into my body as much as I can. I love my work, I love this college, and I love the students around me. You’re great and I’m glad to see you active and motivated. I’ve seen so many pieces and distractions and lectures about this Robert Spencer...

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Letter to the editor: Thank you from the Isherwood family
May03

Letter to the editor: Thank you from the Isherwood family

To the Editor: We would like to express our sincere thanks to this publication for printing Annika Jensen’s obituary for our dear pup Penny. We would also like to thank the many people in our community who have reached out to us in the last two weeks: the students who arranged a memorial for her, the many students and members of our community who sent us cards and notes, and those whom we don’t know who have given expressions of...

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