Faculty Spotlight: Reid Returns to Alma Mater to Teach in Political Science Department
Oct03

Faculty Spotlight: Reid Returns to Alma Mater to Teach in Political Science Department

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. Lindsay Reid has joined the Political Science Department as an assistant professor focusing on international relations and, more specifically, on civil war. A Gettysburg graduate who majored in political science and French, she went on to receive her MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reid’s interest in studying conflict began while...

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Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium: Psychological Studies of Makeup
Apr23

Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium: Psychological Studies of Makeup

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer Dr. Richard Russell, Associate Professor of Psychology, delivered a lecture titled “Psychological Studies of Makeup” for final the Kenneth L. Smoke Colloquium of the semester on Monday, Apr. 15 in Bowen Auditorium. Professor Russell lectured on human behavior pertaining to self-adornment, which is widespread and can take many forms, most notably the practice of facial cosmetics. He...

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Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter
Apr02

Springfest Artist Announced: Travis Porter

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The 2019 Springfest artist was announced earlier this morning to be the hip-hop group, Travis Porter. The group originated in Georgia and consists of three artists: the brothers Ali and Quez and their friend Strap. Their popular songs include “Ayy Ladies” and “Bring it Back.” They will perform in the CUB Ballroom on Friday, April 26. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7:30...

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Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library
Apr02

Face-to-Face Interaction Replaces Books at Second Annual Human Library

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer The Second Annual Human Library occurred in the Musselman Library Apse on March 27. This year, there were 18 volunteer books and over 45 volunteer readers. Natalie Hinton, Director of User Services, explained, “In the Fall of 2017, as a member of the campus Professional Development Committee, the conversation around sponsoring a Human Library began. The logical place to hold the event is our...

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April Fools: Updated Endangered Species List Now Includes Digest-Readers
Apr01

April Fools: Updated Endangered Species List Now Includes Digest-Readers

By Cameron D’Amica, Staff Writer A total of three students on the Gettysburg College Campus who regularly read the Student Digest have been added to the endangered species list. The students have asked to be left anonymous for fear of the increasing threats to the survival of their species. The digest is emailed around at 12 am and 1 pm on a daily basis, and many use the Digest as a makeshift clock that helps them keep track of...

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