OPINION: SpaceX Launch Provides a Much Needed Reminder of the Beauty of Human Ingenuity and Collaboration
May29

OPINION: SpaceX Launch Provides a Much Needed Reminder of the Beauty of Human Ingenuity and Collaboration

By John Keefe, Contributing Writer   Is it normal to feel angry at the human race? Now more than ever, it’s easy to feel a little disheartened. The news reveals a perpetual cycle of widespread division, apathy, greed, bigotry, violence, dishonesty, deception, unparalleled political rancor—and the list goes on. Hundreds of thousands are dead, millions are sick all over the world, many more are out of work, and students were forced...

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Dear Dogtor Zach: Getting Good Sleep
May20

Dear Dogtor Zach: Getting Good Sleep

By Gettysburg College Counseling Services   Dear Dogtor Zach & Co., I am having trouble sleeping and feel like I have tried everything, but I just can’t seem to fall asleep and stay asleep! I feel like it is impacting my entire life. How can I stop this cycle? Signed,  Tired   Having difficulty sleeping affects many aspects of our lives. You may experience problems with focusing, memory loss, increased stress, and...

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What We Know About Ben Pontz: Celebrating the Leadership of Our Former Editor-in-Chief
May17

What We Know About Ben Pontz: Celebrating the Leadership of Our Former Editor-in-Chief

By The Gettysburgian Editorial Board   Ben Pontz served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Gettysburgian for two years, and has written over 200 articles for the publication. In addition to writing and editing, Ben has led with unparalleled ambition, dedication, and foresight. Under his leadership, The Gettysburgian staff received first-place Keystone Press Awards for both ongoing news coverage and editorials, and this past year, Ben...

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Dear Dogtor Zach: Long Distance Relationships
May08

Dear Dogtor Zach: Long Distance Relationships

  By Gettysburg College Counseling Services   Dear Dogtor Zach & Co., I was dating someone on campus before the pandemic hit and everyone scattered to go home. We are trying to work out a long distance relationship. How can we make this work? Signed, Distance Sucks   Dear Distance Sucks, Whether it’s a pandemic, study abroad, or summer break, long distance relationships are often experienced by many college...

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Great Work from Home: Day 30
May01

Great Work from Home: Day 30

Welcome to the thirtieth and final edition of our “Great Work from Home” daily bulletin, an initiative of The Gettysburgian during this season of social distancing. Each morning, we have presented a curated playlist, a favorite Gettysburg campus photo, and hometown spotlight, each submitted by a different Gettysburgian. This is a way to start our days together. We’ve presented these features on Instagram, on our website, and, if...

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