Student Spotlight: Benjamin Fruchtl
Nov20

Student Spotlight: Benjamin Fruchtl

By Ben Simon, Contributing Writer Benjamin Fruchtl ‘20 is a music education major that is already looking past his impending graduation. Between College Choir, Wind Symphony, and Marching Band, among others, Fruchtl is deeply immersed within the musical culture of Gettysburg College, which has helped him develop and further his dream of becoming a music teacher. Fruchtl came to Gettysburg College upon learning of the Sunderman...

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Students Swing and Jive at the 16th Annual Swingin’ in the Ballroom
Nov19

Students Swing and Jive at the 16th Annual Swingin’ in the Ballroom

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 15, the 16th Annual Swingin’ in the Ballroom took place in the CUB Ballroom. This highly-anticipated event sponsored by The Jazz Appreciation Society began with swing dance lessons with members of the Swing! Club. Dancers filled the center of the room framed by well-dressed tables. This was a host provider event with plenty of snacks, including pretzels and mini cupcakes (which were...

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Better Angels Workshop Shares Skills to Foster Political Depolarization
Nov19

Better Angels Workshop Shares Skills to Foster Political Depolarization

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer The 2016 United States presidential election highlighted the growing discord in American politics between the reds and blues. Since then, the intense polarization between political parties has remained a key issue in national politics and citizens’ lives. On Saturday afternoon in the College Union Building, Better Angels hosted a workshop focused on cultivating skills for friendly political...

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Weekly Events Roundup November 18 – 23, 2019
Nov18

Weekly Events Roundup November 18 – 23, 2019

By Maura Breth, Staff Writer Monday, Nov. 18: Great Art on Screen: Gauguin in Tahiti – Paradise Lost Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Majestic Theater This show traces the life story of Paul Gaugin who departed France for Tahiti in search of an immersive nature landscape, for feelings, and for visions and colors like he’s never seen before Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended; tickets are $18 and can be purchased...

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Student Spotlight: Aubryanna Tayman
Nov18

Student Spotlight: Aubryanna Tayman

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer Aubryanna Tayman is a voice performance major whose musical experience began with the theater world. Her experience with musical theater led her to pursue voice lessons during her junior year of high school. She saw her first opera at eighteen, inciting a passion that would follow her through college. Her four years at Gettysburg led her on a journey toward a deeper passion for opera. Her experience at...

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