Weekly Roundup Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

As the Midterm Elections approach, student groups have been encouraging students to vote on Tuesday, November 6 (Photo Gabi Eglinton/The Gettysburgian)

(Photo Gabi Eglinton/The Gettysburgian)

Compiled By Katie Oglesby, News Editor


Tuesday, Sept. 29:


  • BMB Seminar with Dr. Rachel Martin: Guiding the Design of Mutation-Resistant Inhibitors Against the SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease
    • 5:00 to 6:00 P.M. on Zoom
    • Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine Dr. Rachel Martin lectures on her lab’s work regarding the structure of SARS-CoV-2 and the pandemic.
    • This seminar is hosted by the Biology and Microbiology Program


  • Conversations 2020: Science, Pandemic, Election
    • The Role of the Science and a Pandemic in an Election Year
    • 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Webinar on Zoom
    • Public Affairs Analyst at the American Geophysical Union Caitlin Bergstrom and Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of East Anglia Toby James lead a discussion about the pandemic’s and science’s role in the 2020 Election and democracy in general.


  • Voting Registration 101


  • 7:00 P.M. on Zoom
  • The Center for Public Service in accordance with the Eisenhower Institute hosts office hours to answer any and all questions about how to register to vote. 


Wednesday, Sept. 30:


  • DIY Sleep Masks
    • 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. in Memorial Field Tent 8 for the residential cohort
    • Join Residential and First-Year Programs with sleep-mask making. 



  • Jackbox Game Break: Trivia Murder Party


  • 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Zoom
  • Residential and First-Year Programs hosts a game of Trivia Murder Party via Jackbox Games online.


Friday, Oct. 2:


  • Sukkot – Jewish Harvest Festival


  • 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. outside of the Bream Wright Hauser building
  • The first night of the week-long harvest holiday of Sukkot with programming each day in the Sukkah.


  • Virtual Oktoberfest


  • 5:00 to 6:00 P.M. online
  • German Club celebrates Oktoberfest with games, Kahoot, and music virtually.


  • Mid-Autumn Festival


  • 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Stine Lake with some virtual programming via Zoom
  • The Office of Student Activities and Greek Life hosts this East Asian festival with information about the festival, lantern making, moon cakes, and discussions with alumni about their own family celebrations.
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Author: Katie Oglesby

Katelyn (Katie) Oglesby '23 serves as the News Editor of the Gettysburgian. She is an English with a Writing Concentration and Political Science double major. She is from San Diego, California, and often spends most of her free time reading or writing. She is also the 5k Treasurer for Alpha Phi Omega and a staff editor for the Mercury Literary Magazine.

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