President Donald Trump’s Big League America
Feb20

President Donald Trump’s Big League America

By Zachary Sobeck ’20, Staff Writer Note: The opinions published in this section are those of the individual writers and are in no way representative of the views of The Gettysburgian staff, The Gettysburgian or Gettysburg College. At noon on Friday January 20th, 2017 Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.  In his inaugural address the new president reassured his constituents that he would not...

Read More
What are those?
Dec06

What are those?

Satire By Colby Sites, Contributing Writer I do not have a foot fetish, but I do love feet. I enjoy walking around barefoot whether I am going across campus, or I am just walking around my house. My intention is not to convince the student population that a barefoot lifestyle is the only true lifestyle to live, but I am trying to persuade the fact that it is my prerogative to be barefoot. I am not going to judge someone for wearing...

Read More
The College’s stance on Israeli occupation: What no one really mentions
Nov27

The College’s stance on Israeli occupation: What no one really mentions

By Gettysburg Anti-Capitalist Collective So I, like many of us do, spend a lot of time slogging up and down the library steps. I couldn’t help but notice the provocative photo gallery currently in the stairwell. We are, for better or worse, in many ways isolated from the world in our small college in southern Pennsylvania, so the images of graffiti covered concrete walls looming over frighted kids motivated me to take some time out of...

Read More
The derision that overlooks the 2016 election
Nov23

The derision that overlooks the 2016 election

By Alex Romano, Staff Writer Well, it’s over. Tuesday, November 8, is now just a date on a calendar page that has been ripped off and tossed into the wastebasket. The wait is over, and the long-hanging cloud of anticipation now lifted. The rallies have ended, the suspense has died, the polls have closed and the winner has been announced. The bloodiest and most toxic campaign season in the modern age has concluded with an unexpected...

Read More
Response to “What to do about President Trump”
Nov21

Response to “What to do about President Trump”

This article is a response to another article posted on Nov. 14, titled “What to do about President Trump.” By Jay Hauser, Contributing Writer I would first like to point out that the writer is not entirely wrong in his claim that the Democratic Party has ignored the concerns of the middle of the country. I would argue that, while we do support a lot of the policy proposals that would help Middle America, we have failed to communicate...

Read More
A big-league triumph
Nov17

A big-league triumph

By Zach Sobeck, Contributing Writer Against all odds, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. Despite the best efforts of the Democratic party, the Republican establishment (to a certain extent), and the global and intellectual elites, Donald Trump pulled off a huge victory on election night winning well over the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the United States Presidency. This victory, in...

Read More