Opinion: Not a Laughing Matter: Greek Life’s Perspective on Sexual Assault Awareness
Apr17

Opinion: Not a Laughing Matter: Greek Life’s Perspective on Sexual Assault Awareness

By Colin Kowalski and Emma Stejbach, Guest Columnists Given the recent article “13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night” in the April Fools’ Edition of The Gettysburgian, and the fact that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the governing bodies of Greek Life, the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council, would like to share insight into what the Greek community is doing to foster critical conversation and...

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Opinion: Be an Active Citizen in Your Community
Apr15

Opinion: Be an Active Citizen in Your Community

By Morgan Hubbard, Columnist and Joshua Wagner, Opinions Editor You’re probably an officer in multiple organizations across campus and jump from meeting to meeting. You don’t sleep, you skip meals, and haven’t watched Netflix in months. You should get more involved, and here’s why. Many students at Gettysburg College have highly structured lifestyles which orbit around meetings and clubs. That’s great, but despite all of these...

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Opinion: The Demonstrated Benefits of Trade
Apr13

Opinion: The Demonstrated Benefits of Trade

By Liam Kerr, Guest Columnist The Republican Party appears to be stuck. For decades, it has stood on the principle of free markets enabling Americans to realize their fullest potential. President Trump’s first year in office saw the implementation of such beliefs in the tax cuts and deregulatory actions which are designed to unleash entrepreneurism, thereby accelerating economic growth. The President’s recently announced tariffs on...

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Opinion: Have We Forgotten About Edward Snowden?
Apr04

Opinion: Have We Forgotten About Edward Snowden?

By Christopher Condon, Columnist In 2013, Edward Snowden, a contractor for the National Security Agency, leaked classified government documents to reporters from The Guardian. These detailed the abuse of surveillance systems by the United States government, including the warrantless mass surveillance of citizens of the United States. There were many factors contributing to this decision, but one thing is for certain: he did not leak...

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Hanson Fungus: A Failed Cover-Up
Apr01

Hanson Fungus: A Failed Cover-Up

By Joshua Wagner, Opinions Editor THE ISSUE: While college administrators initially reassured students that the Hanson mold had been contained and remediated by trained professionals shortly after discovery, GettysLeeks has obtained classified information that indicate that the mold situation was much more dire than previously thought. Since receiving intel on March 15th, GettyLeeks muckraking squad has deployed all of its agents and...

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Adams Retires and Buffet Takes Center Stage
Apr01

Adams Retires and Buffet Takes Center Stage

By Andrew Knight, Columnist Recently the rapper Sammy Adams announced his intention to retire from his music career in order to pursue a lifelong dream to be the first man to land on Mars. While many have been quick to jump to Adams’ support and encouraging him in this new venture, his abrupt decision to retire from music has put Gettysburg College in a tight spot. With Springfest quickly approaching and no headlining artist to...

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