Servo Truck Will Make Semester’s First Appearance During Finals Week
Nov18

Servo Truck Will Make Semester’s First Appearance During Finals Week

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A conspicuous absence from the Huber Parking Lot (and occasionally outside the library as well as other locations) this semester has been the Servo Truck, which serves snacks and other food items late at night into the early morning. Director of Dining Services Gary Brautigam said that the production team has been “shorthanded” this semester, but the Servo Truck’s first appearance...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Brooke Maskin
Nov16

Sunderman Spotlight: Brooke Maskin

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A recent 45-minute conversation that took place in the first-floor lobby of Schmucker Hall well past 10:00 p.m. was, nonetheless, interspersed with greetings from no fewer than eight members of the Sunderman Conservatory community. Connecting with so many people — students and faculty mentors alike — has been among the most valuable parts of Brooke Maskin’s time at Gettysburg...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: November 7, 2019
Nov10

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: November 7, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Bob Iuliano gave the clearest public indication yet of his early priorities as President of Gettysburg College at Thursday afternoon’s faculty meeting, outlining seven areas in which he hopes to make strides ahead of a more formal strategic planning process that he plans to begin next fall. 1) Continue to get to know the Gettysburg College community Since the beginning of the fall semester,...

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Gettysburg College Spends Less on Instruction than Peers
Nov10

Gettysburg College Spends Less on Instruction than Peers

By Carter Hanson, Katie Oglesby & Benjamin Pontz Gettysburg College spends less per student on instruction than any of its closest peer institutions, an analysis based on data from The Chronicle of Higher Education conducted by The Gettysburgian shows. Annual tuition (excluding room and board) for the 2016-17 academic year, the year for which The Chronicle compiled a comprehensive data set, was $50,860.  That year, the college...

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Extended Power Outage Cancels Morning Classes, Causes Confusion on Heels of Reading Days
Oct17

Extended Power Outage Cancels Morning Classes, Causes Confusion on Heels of Reading Days

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A power outage shut down the campus computing network, led to the cancellation of classes before noon, and created a de facto extra half reading day at Gettysburg College on Wednesday. The blackout began around 1:00 a.m. and ended in most areas of campus about nine hours later, shortly after 10:00 a.m. Power was fully restored to areas with lingering outages by 1:45 p.m. The campus network —...

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