Robin Wall Kimmerer Presents Honorable Harvest Lecture
Sep20

Robin Wall Kimmerer Presents Honorable Harvest Lecture

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor On Monday, author Robin Wall Kimmerer visited Gettysburg College to present a lecture entitled, “The Honorable Harvest: What does the Earth ask of us?” on her bestselling book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. Environmental Studies Professor Salma Monani began the event by reading Gettysburg College’s land acknowledgment statement.  After...

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Potential New Members for Sororities Have Decreased over the Past Three Years
Sep06

Potential New Members for Sororities Have Decreased over the Past Three Years

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor This weekend, 131 students participated in Gettysburg College’s formal sorority recruitment process. Of the individuals who went through the first round of recruitment on Friday, 104 received bids to one of the College’s six Panhellenic sorority chapters.  In 2019, 191 students went through the first round of recruitment, with 151 receiving bids. In 2021, the number of potential new members going...

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College Announces Fall 2022 COVID-19 Plan
Jul23

College Announces Fall 2022 COVID-19 Plan

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor In an email to the Gettysburg College community on Friday, Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich, Provost Chris Zappe, and Executive Director of Human Resources Jen Lucas, announced Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 plan for the upcoming semester. The College will require complete COVID-19 vaccination for all students, including booster doses if eligible. Students who wish to...

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Harvard Fellowship Awarded to Professor Jim Downs
Jul11

Harvard Fellowship Awarded to Professor Jim Downs

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor This month, The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University announced their W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute Fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year. Gettysburg College’s Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Studies Jim Downs was named a Shelia Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow.  During his fellowship, Downs will conduct...

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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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