Students anticipate spring break trips
Mar10

Students anticipate spring break trips

By Ben Pontz, News Editor Each year, Gettysburg College sponsors a number of trips to various locations during spring break. This year, the Eisenhower Institute, Center for Public Service, and Sunderman Conservatory of Music are among the organizations sponsoring projects and trips. The Gettysburgian has compiled these short vignettes on each trip. Eisenhower Institute As part of two year long public policy programs, groups from EI...

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Despite human rights concerns, SALTT program to visit Azerbaijan to study US-Russian relations
Mar09

Despite human rights concerns, SALTT program to visit Azerbaijan to study US-Russian relations

By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Members of the Eisenhower Institute’s “Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times” (SALTT) program will depart this weekend bound for Azerbaijan, a former Soviet state that borders Russia, Iran, Georgia, and Armenia, as they continue their year-long study of relations between the United States and Russia under the direction of Susan Eisenhower, chairman emeritus of EI and granddaughter of 34th...

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Teach-ins highlight contemporary issues at Student Solidarity Rally
Mar04

Teach-ins highlight contemporary issues at Student Solidarity Rally

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor As Professor McKinley Melton finished an impassioned riff on the intersection of law and order with the Black Lives Matter movement, the crowd of at least 200 students sprung to its feet and erupted in applause, the first standing ovation of the afternoon. It was part of the fifth panel of the day-long Student Solidarity Rally, held Wednesday in the CUB Ballroom....

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Gettysburg upsets top seed, falls short of conference title
Mar03

Gettysburg upsets top seed, falls short of conference title

By Charlie Williamson, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Women’s basketball team (20-7) knocked off top seeded Haverford in the semifinals of the Centennial Conference Tournament but came up short in the championship game against Muhlenberg last week. Led by sophomore guard Emma Dorshimer who had 19 points, Gettysburg was able to knock off Haverford, the team with the best record in the regular season. Junior forward Emily Gibbons...

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This week in history
Mar02

This week in history

By Abigail Major, Staff Writer This Week in History: HOME: February 26, 1919-1929: The Grand Canyon National Park was established in 1919 and the Grand Tetons was established in 1929. February 27, 1980: Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” was given the first and last Grammy for Best Disco Recording. February 28, 1983: Final episode of M*A*S*H airs. The show went on for 11 seasons. March 1, 1932: The Lindbergh baby is kidnapped from the...

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Solidarity rally explores “larger world outside Gettysburg College”
Feb27

Solidarity rally explores “larger world outside Gettysburg College”

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Benjamin Pontz, News Editor Jerome Clarke and Davis Healy are searching for the ever-elusive pause button. On Wednesday, they hope to find it. Clarke and Healy, both seniors, along with a cadre of fellow students representing a variety of clubs and disciplines, are planning a day-long “Student Solidarity Rally” that aims to provide space for members of the campus community to pause,...

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