Soda companies trying to sell more than soda
Apr26

Soda companies trying to sell more than soda

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief Two weeks ago, I went to Chick-fil-a with a friend. I’m a sucker for the chicken nuggets, and the milkshakes are the closest I can get to a transcendental experience. But, with each delicious bite of this greasy, somewhat pricey fast food, I remind myself of the anti-gay and anti-black news stories due to the head honcho of Chick-fil-a deciding to be a bigot and say some ignorant comments in public,...

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President Trump’s Big League Mistake
Apr24

President Trump’s Big League Mistake

By Zachary Sobeck, Columnist On the night of April 7, President Donald J. Trump ordered an airstrike against an airfield run by President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. The strike was reportedly in response to the alleged chemical attack which took place just a few days prior on April 4. The United States government has accused the Syrian government under al-Assad of using chemical weapons (likely sarin gas) on civilians, killing about...

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IFC’s response to SURGE article
Apr20

IFC’s response to SURGE article

Statement from the Interfraternity Council at Gettysburg College Two weeks ago, an article was written and published through SURGE, an online campus publication. The anonymously written article was a response to the event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, sponsored by Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Delta Gamma. The event, which included educational components contributed by Green Dot and Survivors, Inc. (the local non-profit that works to end...

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Why the Republicans should be taking the L…back
Apr10

Why the Republicans should be taking the L…back

By  Alex Romano, Opinions Editor Liberal. The mere mention of the word conjures up images of frantic college-age yippies waving boards and signs in protest of the Trump administration on the White House lawn; of massive welfare programs keeping the working-class American family afloat in times of economic peril; of gussied-up bureaucrats laying on heaps of red tape on Cabinet departments and executive-level agencies in Washington; of...

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Time to stop believin’
Apr01

Time to stop believin’

By Alex Romano, Opinions Editor Since the Age of Enlightenment that began in the eighteenth century, there has been constant friction between the scientific and religious communities regarding such questions as the origin of man, that of the universe, what happens after death, and the existence of a divine being or divine beings. It is unquestionable that this touchy topic and the unending feud fought because of it have caused ample...

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Student Senate approves BOLD budget proposal
Apr01

Student Senate approves BOLD budget proposal

By Shae Belenski, Staff Writer Last Monday at the Student Senate meeting, the brave senators led an inspiring march to approve the Skeptical Chemists’ budget request of $46.50 in order to fund their April Social event. This decision is a liberating choice that will affect the Gettysburg campus for years to come and serves as evidence to why the Student Senate is such a crucial and essential part of the Gettysburg community. “We...

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