Full Text: Gettysburg College Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression
Jan18

Full Text: Gettysburg College Draft Statement on Freedom of Expression

Staff Report On January 18, 2018, Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs sent a campus-wide email releasing the following draft statement of institutional philosophy on freedom of expression. A campus-wide town hall will occur on Thursday, February 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the CUB Ballroom to discuss the statement. Members of the campus community can also submit feedback using this form. Since its inception, Gettysburg College has...

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Populism Blues
Dec11

Populism Blues

By Michael DeFeo, Guest Columnist In 2016, Donald Trump captured the American Presidency. Several months earlier, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union; thus triggering a wave of populism that spread across the globe. Although these have been labeled “populist” movements, they incorporate nationalism along with traditional populism. This extreme “national populist” ideology poses a grave threat to the stability of the...

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Women’s Track Strides into Season
Dec08

Women’s Track Strides into Season

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Women’s Indoor Track and Field team opened its season at Franklin and Marshall College at the Diplomat Open this Saturday. The partial squad had a successful day across the board beginning the season with many strong performances against conference foes. The partial group was without the majority of the distance team, who are on break from the cross-country season. The throwing...

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Don’t Shrink Our National Monuments
Dec07

Don’t Shrink Our National Monuments

By Cassandra Shields, Guest Columnist Living in Gettysburg brings our community closer to the National Park system than most towns in the northeast. Yes, we as residents complain about the tourists, and the fanfare for the park’s overwhelming presence in our town grates against our daily activities. Yet we also benefit from our proximity to this national treasure. Local communities rely on the park for the tourism revenue while...

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Women’s Basketball Starts Season Strong
Nov29

Women’s Basketball Starts Season Strong

By John Zak, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Women’s Basketball team remains undefeated after their first three games of the season. The Lady Bullets officially began their season Nov. 17 with a 74-65 win over Lehman College. Only a day later, they defeated Virginia Wesleyan College 55-52. In their final game before their Thanksgiving feast, the Bullets defeated Centennial Conference opponent Franklin & Marshall College 71-58....

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