Frigon Signs Letter to DeVos Urging Reconsideration of Changes to Title IX Guidelines
Dec13

Frigon Signs Letter to DeVos Urging Reconsideration of Changes to Title IX Guidelines

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Student Senate President Luke Frigon ’18 signed a letter Monday along with more than 200 student government leaders from across the country addressed to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to reconsider her intent to rescind Department of Education guidelines pertaining to sexual assault under Title IX issued during the Obama era. The letter, which is embedded below as it...

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College Celebrates the Life of Gordon Haaland
Dec11

College Celebrates the Life of Gordon Haaland

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer Gettysburg College held a memorial service Sunday in the Campus Union Building Ballroom honoring the college’s 12th president, Gordon Haaland, who served the college from 1990 to 2004. The event provided Haaland’s colleagues and friends with an opportunity to mourn his sudden loss and celebrate his legacy. Speakers stood in front of the former president’s image and shared their fondest memories of...

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Conservatory Considers Candidates to Replace Hoke as Director
Dec08

Conservatory Considers Candidates to Replace Hoke as Director

By Gauri Mangala, Assistant News Editor Earlier this fall, Dr. Kay Hoke, Director of the Sunderman Conservatory, announced her plan to retire at the end of the academic year, and, accordingly, Gettysburg College has set out to find a new director to continue developing the relatively young program. Director for a decade, Hoke took over the position in 2008 from Dr. John “Buzz” Jones, who retired last year after 28 years at the...

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Snow Forecast This Weekend at Gettysburg College
Dec08

Snow Forecast This Weekend at Gettysburg College

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Exam season may be heating up, but Gettysburg is cooling down – with snow in the forecast for Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in State College is predicting temperatures to fall into the mid-20’s overnight tonight and for snow to begin as early as 5 a.m. Saturday morning. NWS forecasters predict anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall in Gettysburg throughout the daytime and...

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Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years
Dec07

Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor When Barry Streeter announced his impending retirement earlier this fall after 42 years with the college, including 39 as head football coach, Assistant Vice President of Athletics David Wright said that Streeter, the college’s all-time winningest football coach with 196 victories, would be “virtually impossible to replace.” Football will still be played next fall, however, and...

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Men’s Swimming Finishes First at Invitational
Dec07

Men’s Swimming Finishes First at Invitational

By Gabi Eglinton, Staff Writer Last weekend, the Gettysburg College swim team hosted the Gettysburg Invitational at Bullets Pool. The two-day meet ultimately resulted in a victory for the Gettysburg men, placing first out of five teams from the Centennial Conference. On Friday, the first day of competition, the men’s team accumulated 404.5 points. This gave them a substantial lead over Mary Washington (241.5), Franklin & Marshall...

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