College Invites Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Back to Campus for Spring Semester, Announces Revamped Testing Capabilities
Nov18

College Invites Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Back to Campus for Spring Semester, Announces Revamped Testing Capabilities

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief Early this afternoon, President Iuliano announced that sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be permitted to return to campus for an in-person spring semester beginning on Feb. 1. After an analysis of other colleges’ COVID-19 responses and experiences, new protocols will be implemented in order to ensure the health and safety of the Gettysburg campus community. Upon arrival, students will be tested...

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After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year
Oct22

After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief A motion to expand access to the S/U grading option for Gettysburg College students passed during Thursday afternoon’s previously unscheduled faculty meeting, just one week after the initial motion failed. Faculty approved five amendments to the motion, collectively granting students more flexibility and options when it comes to their grades during this academic year. Three amendments were suggested...

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Motion to Expand Access to S/U Grading Option Proposed, Amended; Vote Postponed to November
Oct15

Motion to Expand Access to S/U Grading Option Proposed, Amended; Vote Postponed to November

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief President Iuliano began today’s faculty meeting by asking faculty members for their patience while waiting to hear about what the spring semester at Gettysburg College will look like. “We are approaching this as methodically as I think you would want us to,” he said. The college is looking to learn from the fall reopening and subsequent de-densification to ensure that the spring goes as smoothly as...

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‘We Are Truly Sorry’: College Issues 10 Percent Tuition Refund to Students Studying Remotely
Sep09

‘We Are Truly Sorry’: College Issues 10 Percent Tuition Refund to Students Studying Remotely

  By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief  Less than three weeks into Gettysburg’s in-person semester during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 60 students tested positive for the virus and over 150 were told to quarantine due to contact tracing. Three college employees working on campus have also tested positive since Aug. 30. Approximately 1,300 students were told to move out of residence last weekend due to the rise in cases and the...

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Over 100 Students Gather to Protest College De-densification Plan, Iuliano Attends to Answer Questions
Sep05

Over 100 Students Gather to Protest College De-densification Plan, Iuliano Attends to Answer Questions

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer At 2:31 a.m. this morning, Conor Caruth ‘21 and Edwin Diaz ‘21 sent an email asking members of the campus community to protest the actions of Gettysburg’s administration after yesterday’s decision to send approximately 1,300 students home over the course of the next three days.  “Gettysburg College has failed us,” they explained. “We are calling all students to...

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