Dodging the Bullet: Resolutions for a New Semester
Jan20

Dodging the Bullet: Resolutions for a New Semester

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer The beginning of a new year also means the beginning of a new semester, and as I plan my goals and aspirations for 2018, I am making some specific (and maybe somewhat unrealistic) resolutions for my spring at Gettysburg. Of course, my list begins with the classic promises to eat healthier and work out more. While on campus, this translates to scheduling my intake of Servo cookies to (at most) once a week...

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Full Text: Gettysburg College Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression
Jan18

Full Text: Gettysburg College Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression

Staff Report On January 18, 2018, Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs sent a campus-wide email releasing the following draft statement of institutional philosophy on freedom of expression. A campus-wide town hall will occur on Thursday, February 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the CUB Ballroom to discuss the statement. Members of the campus community can also submit feedback using this form. Since its inception, Gettysburg College has...

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Dodging the Bullet: How Simultaneous Sickness Taught Me a Lesson
Jan18

Dodging the Bullet: How Simultaneous Sickness Taught Me a Lesson

By Jennifer Clogg, Staff Writer It started with a cough. It progressed to a cough and a tickle in my throat. Finally, an extremely sore throat with the inability to swallow certain foods, a wheezing cough, and pain in my back and right ribs drove me to the Health Center. I was pretty certain that I had bronchitis (which I did), but was completely unaware that I also had strep throat.  The bronchitis came from staying up late at night...

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College Appoints Marc Goldman to Lead Center for Career Development
Jan14

College Appoints Marc Goldman to Lead Center for Career Development

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Marc Goldman, who has served since 2007 as Executive Director of the Yeshiva University Career Center, will be the next Executive Director of the Center for Career Development at Gettysburg College. According to an email sent by Dean of Students Julie Ramsey obtained by The Gettysburgian, Goldman will begin February 26. Goldman replaces Kathy Williams, who retired last June after 19 years in the...

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“The Commuter” Review: Liam Neeson Delivers a Familiar, Yet Enjoyable Thriller
Jan11

“The Commuter” Review: Liam Neeson Delivers a Familiar, Yet Enjoyable Thriller

By Jamie Welch, Editor-in-Chief Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra have teamed up once again to deliver “The Commuter,” a thriller that is sure to help melt away the mid-winter blues. The film begins with a beautifully shot prologue showing the daily routine of 60-year-old insurance salesman Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson). Neeson is only five years from retirement and is struggling to figure out how to pay for...

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College In Process of Hiring Mellon Faculty Fellows
Dec28

College In Process of Hiring Mellon Faculty Fellows

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor As part of an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation secured last February, Gettysburg College is in the process of hiring its first cohort of Mellon Faculty Fellows. The cohort will begin next fall. The fellows, who “possess the experience, knowledge and skills to support underrepresented students,” and, in many cases, will come from diverse backgrounds themselves, will...

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