April Fools: Underground Rushing Continues Online (Remote Hazing Very Effective)
Apr01

April Fools: Underground Rushing Continues Online (Remote Hazing Very Effective)

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor Students of Gettysburg College have been extremely active in their advocacy for different student groups that have been affected by the move to remote learning. Acts of generosity and movements of positivity have provided many with hope in a time of much uncertainty, but perhaps students have missed the mark and have neglected a group that has been immeasurably affected by the coronavirus: frats. “How...

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April Fools: Production of Macbeth Proves that the Show Must Go On
Apr01

April Fools: Production of Macbeth Proves that the Show Must Go On

By Gauri Mangala & Britney Brunache The Spring production of Macbeth has persevered through the coronavirus and has adapted its show to the changing circumstances. The show, which opened last week had a 20 person max seating, as audience members were required to sit with a 6 empty seat radius around them at all times. Virtual programs could be scanned with a QR code to avoid usher-audience physical interaction. The battle scenes...

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April Fools: JMR Spotted on Tropical Island
Apr01

April Fools: JMR Spotted on Tropical Island

By Anna Cincotta, About to Stage a Coup on Ben Pontz It was the morning of Sunday, March 15, 2020 when a Gettysburg student recognized Janet Morgan Riggs on a beach in the Maldives. The student, a participant in a semester-long, unaffiliated study abroad experience on the tropical island, said that the former college president was reading A Salutary Influence: Gettysburg College, 1832-1985 under an orange and blue umbrella when...

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“I Did Not Realize How Doomsday It Was Until I Came Home”: Study Abroad Students Recount Their Homecoming Experiences
Mar29

“I Did Not Realize How Doomsday It Was Until I Came Home”: Study Abroad Students Recount Their Homecoming Experiences

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor Stuck on a three-day trek through the Himalayas, Abby Hauer ‘21 was on a bus, stopped on the side of the road due to a landslide, as she organized plans to return home from her study abroad program in Nepal. Hauer’s mother had called her before the trip asking for her to come home as the situation was only getting worse and flights out of Nepal were beginning to be cancelled. Soon after Hauer made the...

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College Will Compensate Student Employees for Lost Wages
Mar25

College Will Compensate Student Employees for Lost Wages

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor A memo from the Provost’s office has been circulating around various departments regarding the state of student employment in this new remote-learning system. The decision was communicated by Darrien Davenport, the memo said. “We realize that student employees are vital to fulfilling the mission of the institution and with that in mind, the College has decided to compensate student employees for the...

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