Retired English Professor Mary Margaret Stewart Passed Away
Nov09

Retired English Professor Mary Margaret Stewart Passed Away

By Alli Dayton, News Editor Retired English Professor Mary Margaret Stewart passed away on Oct. 10. Stewart taught at Gettysburg for her entire career, with 37 years contributed before her retirement in 1996. During her time at Gettysburg, Stewart helped to create the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and The Gettysburg Review. Her legacy remains within these programs she pioneered. Outside of her academic endeavors,...

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Professor Emeritus Ken Mott Passed Away
Nov09

Professor Emeritus Ken Mott Passed Away

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Oct. 30, Gettysburg College Professor Emeritus Ken Mott passed away. Mott taught at the College for 51 years, and he contributed significantly to the Political Science Department, The Eisenhower Institute, and the Public Policy Program. Mott’s colleagues and students appreciated his dedication and guidance. He co-authored numerous papers with students, and he received the Gettysburg College Distinguished...

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Students Prepare for the Upcoming Production of “Into the Woods”
Oct31

Students Prepare for the Upcoming Production of “Into the Woods”

By Alli Dayton, News Editor For Gettysburg College theatre students, next weekend’s production of Steven Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods represents a triumph over the challenges performers around the world have faced throughout the pandemic. “It’s been two and a half years since I last performed a musical for an audience,” said Molly Hoffman ’24, who plays Lucinda. “I remember walking into the first rehearsal and being so...

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Prof. Campbell Hetrick Appointed to Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Council
Sep23

Prof. Campbell Hetrick Appointed to Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Council

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Monday, Sept. 13, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order to create the Pennsylvania Redistricting Advisory Council. Among this new six-member council is Gettysburg College Chair of Mathematics and Associate Professor Beth Campbell Hetrick.  Campbell Hetrick’s appointment is due to her extensive experience related to voting and redistricting. In her First-Year Seminar (FYS), The Mathematics of...

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COVID-19 Update: Mask Requirement Remains
Sep10

COVID-19 Update: Mask Requirement Remains

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Wednesday, Sept. 8, the Gettysburg College community received an email from Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich regarding COVID-19 updates. Ehrlich began the email by establishing the College’s current perspective about COVID-19 following the first week of classes. “We are pleased to report that moving into the second week of classes, we continue to hold steady at Baseline...

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