The Theater Is Closed, but for Professor Christopher Fee and the Medieval Drama Class, “The Show Must Go On”
Apr21

The Theater Is Closed, but for Professor Christopher Fee and the Medieval Drama Class, “The Show Must Go On”

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer Gettysburg College is one of many college campuses that has seen traditions put on hold or outright cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This, however, has not stopped English Professor Christopher Fee and his Medieval Drama class. Every other year since 1999, the class has put on a live performance of their original adaptation of a medieval play for the college in the Spring, typically...

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Senate Continues Debate on Club Representative Amendment
Dec08

Senate Continues Debate on Club Representative Amendment

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer Student Senate’s last meeting of the semester on Monday, Dec. 2 was highlighted by a return to the proposal for new amendment that would no longer require club representatives to attend weekly Senate meetings. The amendment is a proposal championed by Student Senate President Patrick McKenna ’20, who discussed the rationale for his plan in an interview earlier this semester with “On...

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Senate Discusses Amending Club Representative Attendance Requirement at Meetings
Dec02

Senate Discusses Amending Club Representative Attendance Requirement at Meetings

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer Last Monday’s Senate meeting featured remarks from President Bob Iuliano, debate on a new amendment, and affirmation of donating money from the Senate rollover account towards the Emergency Fund. President Iuliano began the meeting by giving a few words of advice and wisdom to the Senate. He called on leaders of student organizations to help “all students to do what they came here to do.”...

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Ulysses S. Grant Scholar Brooks Simpson Speaks at Annual Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture
Nov22

Ulysses S. Grant Scholar Brooks Simpson Speaks at Annual Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer The 58th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture at the Majestic Theatre, held on Nov. 19 to commemorate the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, was delivered by Brooks D. Simpson, an ASU Foundation Professor of History at Arizona State University. The Fortenbaugh Lecture series began in 1962 with Bruce Catton as the inaugural speaker. Since then, speakers such as Simpson have come to Gettysburg to...

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Senate Discusses Repercussions and Reporting of Bias Incidents
Nov20

Senate Discusses Repercussions and Reporting of Bias Incidents

By Garrett Adams, Staff Writer A donation to the Emergency Fund, a discussion with Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities Ron Wiafe, and a motion to potentially release club representatives from attending all Senate meetings were all on the agenda at Monday night’s Senate meeting. President Pat McKenna ’20 began by explaining that Student Senate is allotted a certain amount of money each academic year and they are given...

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