Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend
Apr26

Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, Gettysburg College students gathered to celebrate the tradition of Springfest for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many on-campus organizations collaborated to create engaging events for the weekend. The weekend kicked off on Friday with Earth Day Fest in the Attic, featuring a 1970s theme and live music for students to enjoy....

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Relay for Life Raises Funds for Cancer Research
Apr11

Relay for Life Raises Funds for Cancer Research

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Saturday, April 8, Colleges Against Cancer hosted their annual Relay for Life event from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. in the Hauser Field House in the Jaeger Center. The organization planned the event over the past year to raise money for cancer research. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the planning for Relay for Life occurred virtually. “We couldn’t necessarily work together in-person to...

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Bullet Limits Hours to Periodic Fifteen-Minute Intervals (April Fools)
Apr01

Bullet Limits Hours to Periodic Fifteen-Minute Intervals (April Fools)

By Alli Dayton, News Editor  On Friday, April 1, President Bob Iuliano announced in a 3,000-word email to the Gettysburg College community that the Bullet Hole will be limiting its hours. Iuliano wrote, “In an effort to mitigate worker shortages, the Bullet Hole will now be reducing its hours to 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m on Mondays and every third Thursday of the month provided that the moon is in the waning crescent phase.” Iuliano also...

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College Announces New Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and College Chaplain
Feb15

College Announces New Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and College Chaplain

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Monday, February 14, Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich announced via email that Michael Bright will be joining Gettysburg College as the new Director of Religious and Spiritual Life and College Chaplain.  Ehrlich wrote, “Bright will lead our continuing efforts to build a strong interfaith-focused program and ensure that the spiritual needs of students and our community are...

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Former Phi Gamma Delta House Becomes Athena House
Nov15

Former Phi Gamma Delta House Becomes Athena House

By Alli Dayton, News Editor Athena House, the location of the former Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, is home to a female-only cohort of sorority women, overseen by the Office of Student Activities and Greek Life (OSAGL). 24 women, who are members of Gettysburg College’s six Panhellenic sororities, live in the house. OSAGL created the house, in coordination with the Panhellenic Council, to address the wishes conveyed by sorority...

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