Opinion: Growing Plants and People at the Painted Turtle Farm
Nov05

Opinion: Growing Plants and People at the Painted Turtle Farm

By Anna Cincotta, Opinions Editor I couldn’t even keep a succulent alive when I started working for the Center for Public Service on campus. Somehow, though, I found myself drawn to the Painted Turtle Farm. Now I’m one of two students responsible for running it. There’s something kind of magical about the place. It’s a space for families and students. For dialogue and social justice and community. I wouldn’t call it a part of...

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Opinion: Untangling the Liberal Arts Lie
Oct01

Opinion: Untangling the Liberal Arts Lie

By Anna Cincotta, Opinions Editor The sweeping curricular goals of a liberal arts institution like Gettysburg College suggest that we churn out perfect graduates—both experts in their chosen fields of study and well-rounded future professionals dedicated to bettering the world around them. Liberal arts students leave college to pursue careers where their curiosity, flexibility, and interdisciplinary skills help them succeed … and...

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