Farewell from the Editor-in-Chief
May20

Farewell from the Editor-in-Chief

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief I have been deluding myself into thinking this day would never come, but now it has arrived: I am graduating from Gettysburg College today and this is the final day I will oversee The Gettysburgian as Editor-in-Chief. This moment is bittersweet. Sure, I will miss chasing down leads and typing up stories. But, on the other hand, I look forward to having my Wednesday nights … and really all my other...

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Board of Trustees Approves Freedom of Expression Philosophy
May12

Board of Trustees Approves Freedom of Expression Philosophy

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Almost a year to the day after Robert Spencer, Director of Jihad Watch, spoke on campus, sparking debate over whether the college should impose limits on institutional freedom of expression and prompting President Janet Morgan Riggs to charge a panel to explore the issue and draft a statement of institutional philosophy, the Gettysburg College Board of Trustees approved that statement at its...

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Kaziboni Announces Departure from Sunderman Conservatory
May10

Kaziboni Announces Departure from Sunderman Conservatory

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Conservatory musicians received surprising news Thursday afternoon, just days after having completed their end-of-semester jury performances: Vimbayi Kaziboni, the Director of the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra (GCSO), is leaving Gettysburg College. Kaziboni, an Assistant Professor of Music who came to Gettysburg in the fall of 2016 and also taught classes in musicology and was scheduled...

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Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake
May09

Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake

By Keira Kant, Associate Dean of College Life From the Kitchen of Kristen Kant, Keira Kant’s mom Cake 2/3 c. Unsweetened cocoa 2 c. Flour 1 2/3 c. Sugar 1 1/3 c. Water 2/3 c. Butter (10 2/3 T) 3 eggs 2 heaping tsp. Instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp. Baking soda 1 tsp. Amazing (vanilla)-overflowing 1/2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Salt Butter frosting 1 box confectioners sugar 1/2 c. Butter (one stick) 1/4 c. Cocoa 1/4 c. Water 1 heaping tsp....

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Opinion: An Unsung Alumnus
May08

Opinion: An Unsung Alumnus

By Alex Tottser, Guest Columnist From Congressman Ron Paul to author Jerry Spinelli, Gettysburg College has a history of producing influential alumni. Unfortunately there are many great Gettysburgians that have slipped through the cracks, and Jackson C. Frank is one of those alumni. For most people, their only experience with his music would have been his song “Blues Run the Game,” which was played in the opening of episode three in...

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Baseball Team Downs McDaniel
May07

Baseball Team Downs McDaniel

By Brody Tennant, Staff Writer Last week, the Gettysburg College baseball team took part in the sixth annual Take ALS Yard Day, facing off against McDaniel College on Kirchhoff Field. The event is held every year to raise money for Project ALS. Senior Brad DeMartino threw his second straight complete game, giving up eight hits en route 4-2 Centennial Conference victory. Fellow senior Josh Cubell gave the Bullets the lead in the fourth...

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