Column: Some Things Don’t Get Better With Time
Mar10

Column: Some Things Don’t Get Better With Time

By Ethan Silverstein, Staff Writer Everyone wonders, how old is too old?  In sports, it’s always a concern.  With age comes diminished skill, and it’s one of the saddest things in sports.  It’s sad to watch your heroes hanging on.  It happens across all sports. Eli Manning, 38, is just barely hanging on with the New York Giants.  For most of his career, he’s been an above average quarterback, but nothing more.  In the playoffs, he has...

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Join The Gettysburgian’s Bracket Challenge
Mar08

Join The Gettysburgian’s Bracket Challenge

Want to win $75 to the bookstore? One of five $10 dining gift cards? Four free movie tickets to the Gateway Theatre? Join The Gettysburgian’s March Madness 2019 Bracket Challenge. The bracket is released on Sunday, March 17, and needs to be filled out by the following Thursday. Join the pool now! All members of the Gettysburg campus community — past, present, and future — are welcome to play. Contact Sports Editor Charlie...

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Manny Machado Signs with Padres
Mar07

Manny Machado Signs with Padres

By Hank Hahne, Staff Writer On February 20, ESPN reported that Manny Machado signed the second-largest free agent contract in American sports history, behind Giancarlo Stanton’s $325 extension he signed with the Marlins during the 2014-2015 offseason. Machado’s contract with the Padres is worth a guaranteed $300 million over the next ten years. The deal is unprecedented, and the situation leading up to it has been just as unique. The...

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Women’s Basketball Hosts NCAA DIII Tournament, Falls 82-78
Mar06

Women’s Basketball Hosts NCAA DIII Tournament, Falls 82-78

By Garrett Glaeser, Staff Writer Last Saturday, the Women’s Basketball Team hosted their first NCAA Division III tournament game in school history and faced Christopher Newport. In a down to the wire affair, the Bullets fell to the Captains 82-78 and concluded their season with a 22-6 record. The Captains took on Mount St. Mary College the following day (March 2) and easily won 79-52. Coming into the matchup off a loss in the...

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Problem of the Week: The Islands
Mar05

Problem of the Week: The Islands

By Department of Mathematics Editor’s Note: The Department of Mathematics at Gettysburg College hosts a problem of the week challenge to determine each semester’s Paul Mugabi problem-solving award recipient(s). Each week’s entries are scored by a panel of faculty judges, and winner(s) from each week will receive a Problem Of the Week (P.O.W.) button.  The Gettysburgian is not involved in or responsible for accepting or evaluating...

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