Dodging the Bullet: Thankful for Spelling Bee
Nov19

Dodging the Bullet: Thankful for Spelling Bee

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer “Breathe,” I remind myself quietly and quickly before making my first entrance on the vast Majestic Theater stage. One deep breath, and I hop onstage– shocked to be met with hundreds of unfamiliar faces– but nevertheless ecstatic to tell the story I had been immersed in for months. These unfamiliar faces, however, are warm and welcoming and fill me with hope for the next four years of...

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Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving
Nov16

Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving

By Cameron D’Amica, Contributing Writer Servo Thanksgiving has a big reputation on the Gettysburg College campus, and the excitement began to build days before the actual event. As a first year student, I kept wondering what Servo Thanksgiving actually was and why everyone looked forward to it. It definitely lived up to its reputation. The first and coldest part of Servo’s annual Thanksgiving feast for students was the wait....

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Dodging the Bullet: Impressions of the First Week of a First-Year
Sep02

Dodging the Bullet: Impressions of the First Week of a First-Year

By Kaley Michael, Contributing Writer One of my favorite quotes is “I used to be indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.” Usually, people respond to memes and say, “Omg, literally me,” but like, that quote is literally me. My proclivity for indecisiveness has been the bane of my existence — and my parents’. I am never able to decide what I want, when I want it, or how I am going to get it, and use eeny-meeny-miny-moe to make...

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Dodging the Bullet: Center for Public Service EXPO
Aug30

Dodging the Bullet: Center for Public Service EXPO

By Phoebe Doscher, Contributing Writer The Center for Public Service hosted an EXPO at the Jaeger Center on the evening of Aug. 29, and many students, first-years and upperclassmen alike, arrived on the scene to sign up for numerous opportunities in community service, social justice, and immersion trips available this coming school year. As a first-year myself, it came as no surprise to me that Gettysburg’s countless opportunities on-...

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Dodging the Bullet: First-Year Walk
Aug28

Dodging the Bullet: First-Year Walk

By Carlee Mayo, Contributing Writer Throughout our somewhat overwhelming orientation, the Class of 2022 has accomplished, experienced, and learned an awful lot. However, I think many students would agree that one of the highlights of the week has been our First-Year Walk. The First-Year Walk is a tradition started by a Gettysburg College student in 2003, when the first-year students recreated the journey made by Gettysburg College...

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