Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board
May29

Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief & Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor The Garthwait Leadership Center will retain its name, the college announced Wednesday afternoon, May 29. The recommendation came from an ad hoc committee chaired by Charlie Scott, Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, and was approved by the full board in accordance with a set of renaming principles unanimously approved at the Board’s May meeting....

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Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission
May27

Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission

By Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor Years after his retirement from a decorated career in the U.S. Army, retired Major General William M. Matz, Jr. ‘61 was appointed by President Donald J. Trump as the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He is currently on a tour of the 26 overseas military cemeteries along with 30 memorials, monuments, and markers that the commission administers. For someone who attended a college that...

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Petition Circulating to Remove Wagner as Commencement Speaker
Apr26

Petition Circulating to Remove Wagner as Commencement Speaker

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor On Tuesday morning, Apr. 23, Joshua Wagner ‘19 was announced to the senior class as the student Commencement speaker for this year. Later that morning, print-outs of an article Wagner had written for The Gettysburgian’s 2018 April Fools issue entitled “13 Places Safer than FIJI Basement on Friday Night: Number 11 will Shock You!” were pinned to bulletin boards on the first floor of Glatfelter Hall with a...

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Senate Will Fund Menstrual Care Infrastructure for Public Bathrooms on Campus
Apr15

Senate Will Fund Menstrual Care Infrastructure for Public Bathrooms on Campus

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor The Monday, April 15 meeting of Student Senate officially announced the outcomes of the presidential and vice presidential elections for the Executive Board 2019-20: Patrick McKenna ’20 and Jack Lashendock ’20 will serve as president and vice president, respectively. Vice President Pat Custer ’19 announced that petitions and Google forms for senator, class office, and technocratic...

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Students Hold ‘Ask Me’ Demonstration on the Tour Guide Path of Get Acquainted Day
Apr13

Students Hold ‘Ask Me’ Demonstration on the Tour Guide Path of Get Acquainted Day

By Gauri Mangala, News Editor During Get Acquainted Day (GAD), Saturday, Apr. 13, a group of students stood on campus outside of Servo and all throughout the pathway of the tours holding signs stating “Ask me about the Gettysburg Experience” with specific statements of their personal experience, like being a woman in the economics department or being a transgender student on campus. The students handed out pamphlets with...

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