Osaka Serves Athletic Community Thoughts on Mental Health
Jun10

Osaka Serves Athletic Community Thoughts on Mental Health

By Jack Herr, Sports Editor Tennis star Naomi Osaka recently withdrew from the French Open, citing mental health reasons, which sparked a conversation about the pressure on professional and collegiate athletes.  The French Open is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, which are the most prestigious events in the tennis universe. While her departure may seem sudden, Osaka revealed that this was a calculated decision meant to...

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Doscher, DeJacimo to Lead Gettysburgian in 2021-22 Academic Year
May27

Doscher, DeJacimo to Lead Gettysburgian in 2021-22 Academic Year

Staff Report Phoebe Doscher ‘22 will serve as editor-in-chief of The Gettysburgian during the 2021-22 academic year for its 124th volume. Nicole DeJacimo ‘22 will join her as managing editor. Both, in addition to the editorial board for the upcoming year, were elected unanimously by The Gettysburgian‘s staff. Doscher, who previously served as the news editor her sophomore year and magazine editor her junior year, will be...

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Political Science Professor and Fielding Center Director Shirley Anne Warshaw to Retire After 35 Influential Years at the College
May13

Political Science Professor and Fielding Center Director Shirley Anne Warshaw to Retire After 35 Influential Years at the College

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw’s journey to teaching political science at Gettysburg College began during her undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania. As an undergraduate student in 1968, Warshaw witnessed the social upheaval occurring in the world around her. “A lot of people in my generation felt empowered to become socially engaged,” she said, adding that her connection to social...

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Final Weekend: Taking on the Diplomats and Postseason Play

By Jack Herr, Staff Writer Gettysburg teams had a wild weekend of competition to finish off the semester. Let’s take a look at how the different Bullets teams ended their seasons. Softball Claims Conference Crown, Advances to the Postseason The softball team had a dominant weekend, sweeping McDaniel, winning the Centennial Conference title, and moving on to the NCAA tournament. They won game one 12-3 in six innings and game two 7-3....

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Opinion: How Gettysburg’s History Informs Our Political Moment
May10

Opinion: How Gettysburg’s History Informs Our Political Moment

By Brandon Neely, Contributing Writer Gettysburg is unlike any other small town in America. Because of its unique position in our nation’s history, it is forced to navigate the past and future alike with equal attention. The conversation between history and our present experience is on full display around town. Gettysburg College students pass a 150-year-old cannon on their walk to class. A new Black history museum competes with...

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