Weekly Roundup Oct. 5 – Oct. 9

Campus Photo (Photo Allyson Frantz/The Gettysburgian)

Campus Photo (Photo Allyson Frantz/The Gettysburgian)

Compiled By Katie Oglesby, News Editor


Tuesday, Oct. 6:

  • Conversations 2020: Ethics, Communication, Propaganda
    • The latest segment of the Elections 2020 series will be held virtually from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M.
    • Philosophy Professor Dr. Stanley Uche Anozie, CNN reporter Katie Lobosco ‘09, and Chair of the Philosophy Department Gary Mullen discuss political discourse and the role the media plays in it “for ethical examination.”

Wednesday, Oct. 7:

  • Africana Studies Panel Discussion on the 2020 Election
    • Virtual discussion from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M.
    • Africana Studies Professor Ty Redden, Director of Multicultural Programming and Outreach Monique Gore, Gilder Lehman NEH Chair of Civil War Era Studies and History Jim Downs, Political Science Professor Sally Lawton, and Alexa Jade Laboy ‘18 discuss the 2020 Election with moderation from English Professor McKinley E. Melton.


  • Why We Hate Politics (and do it, anyway)
    • Held virtually from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. 
    • VP of External Affairs for the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona Emma Fryer joins her mother Kelly Fryer who ran for governor of Arizona in 2018 discusses the importance of the 2020 election, especially among women and the LGBT+ community.

Thursday, Oct. 8:

  • The Walk of Immigrants
    • Held virtually from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M with the Office of Multicultural Engagement
    • Saul Flores discusses his travel through ten countries to discuss the danger of the immigrant journey.
  • To Be a Mouth: Autoarte and Racializing Perception
    • Held virtually from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
    • Professor of Philosophy, Latinx Studies, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Penn State Mariana Ortega speaks about race and philosophy.

Friday, Oct. 9:

  • S’mores with the Garthwait Leadership Center
    • Held for the Residential Cohort at Penn Hall Outside North from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M.
    • Join the Garthwait Leadership Center for s’mores around the fire.
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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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