New Schmucker exhibitions gain popularity
Feb18

New Schmucker exhibitions gain popularity

By Daniella Snyder, Editor in Chief Schmucker Art Gallery held their opening reception February 10th, for their two newest exhibitions: “Posada: Jose Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Penny Press” and “Conversations: Studio Art Faculty Exhibition”. Over 250 visitors attended, making this reception one of the gallery’s most successful events. “Conversations” features the work of six studio art faculty members. While some of their work...

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Africana Studies Department Hosts Emerging Scholars Conference
Feb16

Africana Studies Department Hosts Emerging Scholars Conference

By Benjamin Pontz ’20, Staff Writer Celebrating its 30th year of existence at Gettysburg College, the Africana Studies Department hosted its third biennial conference entitled “30 Years of AFS: Looking Back, Looking Forward,” a hard-hitting, two-day event that featured nine emerging scholars sharing their research, a keynote address aimed at illuminating the challenges facing the discipline, and ongoing introspection...

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Bentley on baby food: A commercialized industry
Feb14

Bentley on baby food: A commercialized industry

By Charlie Williamson ’19, Contributing Writer On Friday, February 3rd in Masters Hall 110, Professor Amy Bentley spoke about how the invention of commercial baby food has shaped American notions of infancy and influenced what we eat as a society. Bentley,a professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University, gave a timeline of how what we feed our children has developed over the last...

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Gettysburg College Expands Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus with Department of Justice Grant
Feb12

Gettysburg College Expands Efforts to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus with Department of Justice Grant

By Sarah Kirkpatrick ’20, Staff Writer After receiving a $299,093 grant from the Justice’s Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on Campus Program, Gettysburg College has undertaken a massive project to prevent sexual and domestic violence on campus as well to provide assistance to survivors of these crimes. One of College’s first steps in...

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EI Undergraduate Fellows Panel Probes Issues of Refugees, Terrorism, and National Security
Feb12

EI Undergraduate Fellows Panel Probes Issues of Refugees, Terrorism, and National Security

By Benjamin Pontz ’20, Staff Writer Amid the ongoing controversy surrounding President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily halting the refugee program and limiting the the number of refugees permitted to enter the United States each year to 50,000, the Eisenhower Institute’s first panel of 2017 was all the more timely as the Undergraduate Fellows hosted a panel discussion in a packed Joseph Theater that...

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Cutting or bulking for the “skinny fat” body type?
Feb10

Cutting or bulking for the “skinny fat” body type?

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor Likely the most common dilemma anyone interested in changing their body composition arrives at is whether they should cut or bulk.  Briefly, to “cut” means to lose weight (preferably fat mass), while “bulking” denotes an attempt to increase weight (preferably muscle mass) via a caloric surplus.  Of course, answering this question is ultimately a personal decision; people at this crossroads should...

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