Postcards from Abroad: Chumbe Island in Zanzibar Highlights Importance of Changing Environmental Habits
Dec31

Postcards from Abroad: Chumbe Island in Zanzibar Highlights Importance of Changing Environmental Habits

By Nadine Snyder, Guest Writer This semester, I’ve had the opportunity to swim with dolphins and whale sharks, I’ve watched lion cubs play on safari, and I’ve learned how to use a bucket bidet; however, the most memorable thing I’ve done this semester is snorkel on Chumbe Island. Chumbe is an ecotourism destination off the main island of Zanzibar, Unguja, with rainwater harvesting systems and composting toilets. They also have the...

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Apology Letter from Phi Delta Theta to Campus Community

On behalf of the Brothers of Phi Delta Theta, we would like to address the concerns that arose the early hours of Wednesday, October 16th, following the campus-wide power outage. During the power outage, our members began playing audio from The Purge movie series. We understand that multiple students were already scared and confused by the outage, and the audio being played from our house unnecessarily escalated these emotions. We...

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Majestic Theater Endowment Campaign Tops $5 Million Goal
Dec20

Majestic Theater Endowment Campaign Tops $5 Million Goal

By Cameron Jury, Staff Writer Gettysburg’s Majestic Theater celebrated its 94th birthday on Nov. 19 and announced that it has raised $5.3 million through its Centennial Endowment Campaign. This campaign began in 2015 in honor of the theater’s 90th birthday with a goal to “raise dedicated funds to bring in bigger stars and expand the diversity of its world-class programming in music, dance, theater, and film,”...

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Opinion: What It Means to Be Low-Income at Gettysburg
Dec17

Opinion: What It Means to Be Low-Income at Gettysburg

By Julianna Pestretto, Guest Columnist For me, the most surprising moments lie in the minutiae, the quotidian. Those off-the-cuff phrases that you know shouldn’t matter, but matter even more because of their trivial delivery. For me, that phrase is, “…but I’m too poor.” This time, it came from the mouth of a girl sitting in Junction, adorned in all the accouterments that come with status: a MacBook with three Greek letters staring me...

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Opinion: College Democrats Weigh In on Favorite 2020 Candidates
Dec15

Opinion: College Democrats Weigh In on Favorite 2020 Candidates

By Members of the Gettysburg College Democrats Bernie Sanders By Dallas Hardee Senator Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for the Democratic Party in 2020, but his ability to beat Donald Trump has been constantly underrated. Throughout his time in Congress, Senator Sanders has maintained a voting record that is both consistent and progressive. He reflects the change that the majority of Americans are waiting for. In the 2016...

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