Weekly Roundup April 26 – May 2

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Compiled by Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor

Monday, Apr 26

  • Sunderman Wind Quintet Performance
    • Held outside Musselman Library from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • That Fantastic Flute! A celebration of Dr. Teresa Bowers’ 40-year career at Gettysburg College
  • Take Back the Night Week Kick Off
    • Held virtually and on Stine Lake (Rain location: Ballroom)  from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
    • Come hear from Katie Koestner, the Executive Director of the Take Back The Night Foundation and the first woman to speak out about her campus rape in 1990 at William and Mary.

Tuesday, Apr 27

  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: Dispatch
    • Held outside Schmucker Hall from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Black Classical Improvised Music performed by Dispatch, Directed by Professor Paul Austerlitz
  • Processing Trauma
    • Held at the Quarry Picnic Pavilion from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Learn about different outlets and tools to handle our experiences and emotions. Gain tools to connect the ways we process with our self, relationships and community. Dinner will be provided.
  • Tree of Life Speaker Rabbi Jill Jacobs
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Rabbi Jill Jacobs will respond to Professor David Hirsh’s talk with a public defense of the Jerusalem Declaration on antisemitism
  • Class of 2021 Trivia Night
    • Held in the Ballroom from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Trivia game for the senior class

Wednesday, Apr 28

  • Business Career – Roundtable Discussion
    • Held in Memorial Field Tent 4 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Join Andrew Warren, P’21, for this informal discussion about launching your career in business. Mr. Warren has 30+ years of business experience including leadership positions as the Chief Financial Officer of NBCUniversal, Discovery Communications, and Liz Claiborne, and is currently the CFO at ErosSTX Global Media Corp.
  • First-Year BBQ
    • Held outside the Wright Building from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    • Barbecue for the members of the First Year class
  • Poster Making for Take Back The Night
    • Held in Memorial Field Tents 7 and 8 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Make posters for the Take Back the Night event
  • P and J Alumni Networking Event
    • Held virtually from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Discuss career paths, opportunities, and advice with alumni

Thursday, Apr 29

  • Challah for Hunger Ingredients Pickup
    • Register for and pick up at 75 West Stevens St. 103 Dining room from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
    • Sign up for a challah ingredients package to have everything you need to bake fresh challah in your own space!
  • Sunderman Symphony Orchestra
    • Held virtually from 12:15 p.m. – 12:45
    • Grab your lunch and join us virtually as the Sunderman Symphony Orchestra performs a celebration of music!
  • Take Back the Night 2021
    • Held in Memorial Field Tent 8 and the Silverstein memorial from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Join the Women’s Center Program Coordinators for this year’s Take Back The Night. This year’s event will start at Memorial Tent 8, where participants will be given a brief history of Take Back The Night, before taking off on a socially distanced march throughout campus, ending at the Silverstein Memorial where survivors who wish to share their story during the speak out will be able to share their story, before the night concludes with a candlelight vigil for those who have lost their lives due to sexual or relationship violence.
  • Tree of Life Speaker -Dr Charlotte Werbe
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Charlotte Werbe is a scholar of comics and culture and presently Director of Admissions and Projects at Polygence, an edtech startup.
  • Year 1 of Grad School Panel w/ BOLD Council
    • Held virtually from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • The BOLD Council hosts Fergan Imbert ’16, Meghan Eaton ’18, Sarah Cardwell ’15, Logan Sangree-Hills ’18, and Sarah Tokar ’19. Hear from the panelists about how to navigate your first year of grad school.

Friday, Apr 30

  • Challah for Hunger Ingredients Pickup
    • Register for and pick up at 75 West Stevens St. 103 Dining room from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
    • Sign up for a challah ingredients package to have everything you need to bake fresh challah in your own space!
  • Wind Symphony / Symphony Band In Concert
    • Held from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. outside Penn Hall (North Side)
    • A Sunderman Conservatory Now Hear This! event. The Sunderman Conservatory Wind Symphony and Symphony Band performs
  • Virtual Schmucker Art Gallery Talk
    • Held virtually from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Senior studio art majors present their independent capstone work in a variety of media under the direction of Professor Austin Stiegemeier.
  • Mini Mad
    • Held on Stine Lake from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    • Mini outdoor Mid Mad, hosted by OSAGL
  • Virtual Bingo Night
    • Held virtually from 8:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
    • Play bingo virtually, hosted by OSAGL

Saturday, May 1

  • Senior Recital: Jenna Pavis, saxophone
    • Held virtually from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • This recital will be broadcast in two separate sets; the first set will begin at 7:30 p.m. followed by a 30-minute break.  The second set will begin at 8:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.
  • Four Scores Concert
    • Held on Stine Lake from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Watch the a capella group Four Scores perform

Sunday, May 2

  • Tocogo Trio Concert
    • Held outside Musselman Library from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • The Tocogo Trio performs works by Beethoven, Hailstork, and Casarrubios.
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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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