Carolus Rex: The Future of the British Monarchy
Nov20

Carolus Rex: The Future of the British Monarchy

By Zachary Sobeck, Columnist Upon the passing of Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II (now 91 years of age), her oldest son and heir, His Royal Majesty, Charles Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, and Duke of Rothesay will ascend to the throne of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland presumably as King Charles III.  This will be the first time a new British Monarch has ascended to the throne in more than sixty years...

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Why I Walked: Reflections on My Walkout from ‘The School for Lies’
Nov08

Why I Walked: Reflections on My Walkout from ‘The School for Lies’

By Lars Healy, Guest Columnist To Gettysburg College: I feel it might be beneficial for the community (and myself) to explain what happened from my perspective over the course of “The School for Lies” controversy: How I addressed the situation, my resignation as one of the Office of LGBTQA Advocacy and Education’s Program Coordinators, and the role I played in the Saturday night show’s walkout. My peers and I learned from...

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‘Turkey enthusiasts’ set up camp outside Servo over a week ahead of Servo Thanksgiving
Nov06

‘Turkey enthusiasts’ set up camp outside Servo over a week ahead of Servo Thanksgiving

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Satire It’s still over a week until Servo Thanksgiving, but a group of five self-described “turkey enthusiasts” has already begun to line up outside of Servo in hopes of being the first to get a taste of turkey and mashed potatoes come Nov. 14. The dedicated Thanksgiving fanatics have set up three large tents outside of Servo over a week ahead of the annual tradition in which groups of 12 eat a roasted...

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In Want of Outrage
Nov05

In Want of Outrage

By Nick Arbaugh, Columnist Where, oh, where have the protesters gone? What ever happened to the occupiers of Penn Hall, the legions who rallied at the drop of the hat in solidarity with any group, or those who vigorously thumped their chest shouting that they would no longer stand for hate? Has the Gettysburg I’ve come to know unanticipatedly changed without my knowing? The reason I ask is because I simply cannot understand the...

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Get to Work, Write Away
Nov04

Get to Work, Write Away

    By Alex Romano, Opinions Editor I do not enjoy this, in case you were wondering. I do not enjoy this at all. This section of the newspaper is meant to be filled by all of you: the students, organizations, and administrators of our fine institution. The Opinions Section is supposed to be a page that showcases the school’s diversity of thought and passion for intellectual growth and discussion. When I assumed the...

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PC Halloween
Oct24

PC Halloween

By Wellington Baumann, Columnist It is once again that special time of year.  You may have noticed the spooky decorations, the surplus of candy on sale in stores, and the ecstatic children anxiously counting down the days until the 31st of October.  Halloween is a cherished holiday where anyone can be anything imaginable for one wondrous night.  That said, do not forget that it is the 21st century.  While we may all hold fond memories...

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