Weekly Roundup March 22 – March 28

Campus photo (By Shawna Sherrell, Gettysburg College Flickr)

Campus photo (By Shawna Sherrell, Gettysburg College Flickr)

Compiled by Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor

Monday, March 22

  • Intramural Sign Ups and Lawn Games
    • Sign up tables located outside Plank Gym, games held on Stine Lake from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Join the Intramural Staff for lawn games and sign up for intramural sports teams
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Spring Speaker Series
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Lee Drutman, a senior fellow in the Political Reform program at New America, will be presenting a lecture called “Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America”

Tuesday, March 23

  • Intramural Sign Ups and Lawn Games
    • Sign up tables located outside Plank Gym, games held on Stine Lake from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Join the Intramural Staff for lawn games and sign up for intramural sports teams
  • PBK Poetry Reading with Evie Shockley
    • Held virtually from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Public poetry reading by PBK Visiting Scholar Evie Shockley from Rutgers University
  • BSU Women’s History Month Panel
    • Held virtually from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Meet some of the amazing African-American women working at Gettysburg College
  • Research 101 – Crash Course on Turabian
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • This workshop will highlight some of the similarities and differences between Turabian and Chicago style, go over how to cite common source types, and where to go when dealing with more complicated citations.

Wednesday, March 24

  • Intramural Sign Ups and Lawn Games
    • Sign up tables located outside Plank Gym, games held on Stine Lake from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Join the Intramural Staff for lawn games and sign up for intramural sports teams
  • BASS Seminar: Nikki DeAngelis, MS, PhD
    • Held virtually from 5:00pm – 6:30 p.m
    • Dr. DeAngelis will present a general overview of the drug discovery process, from bench to bedside.
  • Reusable Water Bottle Decorating
    • Pick up supplies at Mcreary Hall 202 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Grab and Go followed by a virtual seminar
  • Visiting Artist Lecture Series
    • Held virtually from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    • Lecture from Anne Clare Rogers, a sculptor who lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland.  Her minimal sculptures privilege the tacit, the inarticulate, and the meanings which can exist before language.
  • GET-Together: Ask the Sproutman Brothers
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Meet the young small town entrepreneurs Noah and Ari Meyerowitz
  • Alumni Spotlight
    • Held virtually from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Meet Atlang Mompe ‘10 in honor of Women’s History Month
  • Phi Delta Theta Poker Night
    • Held virtually from 7:30 – 8:30
    • Meet the brothers of Phi Delta Theta in their first recruitment event of the semester

Thursday, March 25

  • Women of Distinction
    • Hybrid event held both virtually and in person at the West Building ATTIC from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Awards presented to those who have been nominated as women of distinction
  • Can We Put Guardrails on the Presidency?
    • Held virtually from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Jack Goldsmith of the Harvard Law School speaks on the question, “Can we put guardrails on the presidency to stop another Donald Trump?”
  • Glee Trivia Night
    • Held in the Ballroom from 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Test your knowledge on all things Glee!

Friday, March 26

  • Student Senate Elections Info Session
    • Held in CUB 260
    • Open to all of campus to learn more about the Student Senate and how to run in elections!
  • JR Recital: Ethan Tessier, trumpet
    • View this live streamed performance from 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Schmucker Art Gallery Talk
    • Held virtually from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Talk with Julie Wills from Washington College, an interdisciplinary artist working in the expanded field of sculpture, including installation, collage, performance, video, and architectural interventions
  • The Ethical Algorithm
    • Held virtually from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Matt Kearns, Professor and National Center Chair at the University of Pennsylvania, will survey developments in recent research regarding differential privacy, algorithmic fairness, and algorithmic game theory as they forge a new science of socially aware algorithm design and place them in a broader societal context.
  • Poetry Series: FreeQuency
    • Held in the Junction and live streamed from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Poetry performance by Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa, a Kenyan Immigrant, Queer Womxn storyteller

Saturday, March 27

  • AFS Conference Keynote Shane Ortega
    • Held virtually from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Shane Ortega, Trans Activist, Lands Rights, Activist, and Organizer for Afro-Indigenous Solidarity will address how to confront the conditions of our current reality with a call to “reattach and awaken our ancestral memory and purpose” through a commitment to “accountability, compassion, decolorizing historical illusions, and brave vulnerability.”
  • Among Us Game Night
    • Held in person in Glatfelter 104
    • Participants will be divided amongst rooms in Glatfelter and use their devices to play the popular game Among Us.

Sunday, March 28

  • Relay for Life – Week of Walking
    • Held from 5:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., will continue through the week
    • A week of walking with usage of Charity Miles to help fundraise for cancer organizations
  • Virtual College House Fair
    • Held virtually from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Learn about the different College Houses on campus!
  • SR Recital: Brittney Sedgwick, soprano
    • View this live streamed performance from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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Author: Jane Fitzpatrick

Jane Fitzpatrick '21 serves as Features Editor of The Gettysburgian. She is a Religious Studies major and Middle East & Islamic Studies minor.

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