‘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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‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body
Sep04

‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor, Maddie Neiman, Managing Editor, Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor, and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer   Takeaways 31 additional students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Some are symptomatic.  Approximately 1,300 students must leave campus between Sept. 5-7.  First-year students, along with a group of others, will remain on campus for the rest...

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33 Active Cases: College Suspends In-Person Events Indefinitely
Aug29

33 Active Cases: College Suspends In-Person Events Indefinitely

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor, and Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor   Major Takeaways:  33 students tested positive for COVID-19 after the second round of baseline testing conducted this past week (including the 13 cases previously reported on Friday). The college will place sanctions, including suspension, of “students who have clearly failed to comply with the college’s public health...

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‘A Concerning Pattern Shift’: College Scrambles to Contain Spread of Coronavirus, Salvage In-Person Semester
Aug29

‘A Concerning Pattern Shift’: College Scrambles to Contain Spread of Coronavirus, Salvage In-Person Semester

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief All campus events for the weekend were canceled on Friday afternoon and the students residing in the Gettysburg Hotel, which has been used as a housing option this semester, were told to quarantine after the second round of baseline testing. The library shut down on Thursday for a deep cleaning because students disregarded safety procedures. Just over a dozen college students tested positive for...

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