Gettysburg College will Open for a Residential Fall 2020 Semester
Jun22

Gettysburg College will Open for a Residential Fall 2020 Semester

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor Gettysburg College has launched a “Better Together” section of the website announcing its intention to return to campus for the Fall 2020 semester in a residential setting. Here are some key takeaways: First day of classes will be August 17. In an attempt to eliminate the need for students leaving and returning to campus for Reading Days and Thanksgiving Break, the on-campus semester will end on...

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College Institutes Reduced Hours, Furloughs To Address Budgetary Gap Caused by Coronavirus
Apr27

College Institutes Reduced Hours, Furloughs To Address Budgetary Gap Caused by Coronavirus

By Benjamin Pontz and Gauri Mangala Gettysburg College will furlough a “small number” of administrative employees, reduce the hours of some support staff, and reduce its contribution to employee retirement accounts to help offset financial effects of closing campus due to COVID-19. The announcement came Monday afternoon in a message to all employees. “We will be more closely aligning the pay with the actual working...

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Class of 2020 Degrees to be Conferred Virtually, Commencement Postponed to October
Apr21

Class of 2020 Degrees to be Conferred Virtually, Commencement Postponed to October

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor It has been announced that the Class of 2020 Commencement will be held over Fall Reading Days, on Oct. 9-10 of the upcoming semester. In an email to the senior class, Commencement Coordinator Katie Barako stated that more than 80 percent of the Class of 2020 responded to a survey regarding how students would like to celebrate Commencement. “The overwhelming majority wanted the opportunity to...

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Senate and Class Officer Elections are Underway
Apr21

Senate and Class Officer Elections are Underway

Compiled by Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor The elections for Student Senators and Class Officers has begun. Below are the candidates unedited statements of purpose: Class of 2021 Senator Abigail Hauer Throughout my tenure at Gettysburg College, I have prided myself on being a member of Student Senate.  I joined Senate during the beginning of my first-year spring semester to seek both amends and change from the college administration...

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Candidates Discuss the Issues at Student Senate Presidential, Vice Presidential Forums
Apr14

Candidates Discuss the Issues at Student Senate Presidential, Vice Presidential Forums

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor The Gettysburgian hosted a Zoom forum via Facebook live for the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates of Student Senate on Monday, April 13. The forums were moderated by The Gettysburgian‘s editor-in-chief, Benjamin Pontz ’20. The presidential candidates, Kurtis Grey ‘21, Hassan William-Kone ‘21, Nadine Snyder ‘21, and Rock Swartz ‘22 delivered opening statements that largely tacked with their...

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