Getting to Know Panhellenic Council President Sara Tomson
Nov19

Getting to Know Panhellenic Council President Sara Tomson

By Sydney Dryer, Contributing Writer Sara Tomson ’22, a philosophy and sociology double major with a minor in peace and justice studies, serves as this year’s Panhellenic Council President. Tomson wanted to join Greek life long before college after seeing the lifelong experiences and relationships her mother had as a member of the Alpha Xi Delta women’s fraternity. In 2020, Tomson became the Chi Delta Panhellenic Delegate, which...

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Senior Spotlight: Alexandra Charney, Mezzo-Soprano
Nov19

Senior Spotlight: Alexandra Charney, Mezzo-Soprano

By Laken Franchetti, Staff Writer Alexandra Charney ’22, a music education major with a peace and justice studies minor, performed her senior recital on Oct. 30 at the Paul Recital Hall. The mezzo-soprano included selections from a variety of genres, such as a set of Spanish carols that included a piece in the Basque language, and a feisty French aria from Charles Gounod’s 1867 opera Roméo et Juliette. Charney spoke on which...

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YAF Hosts #FreeBritney and Personal Freedom Lecture
Nov18

YAF Hosts #FreeBritney and Personal Freedom Lecture

By Laken Franchetti, Staff Writer Gettysburg College Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) presented the Toxic: #FreeBritney and Personal Freedom lecture on Nov. 11 in Bowen Auditorium. YAF is a nonpartisan group committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by ideas such as individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values. The group welcomed conservative...

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Review: “Into the Woods”
Nov18

Review: “Into the Woods”

By Noelle Muni, Staff Writer Gettysburg College’s newest theatrical production, “Into the Woods,” was presented by The Owl and Nightingale Players and the Department of Theatre Arts in collaboration with the Sunderman Conservatory of Music from November 4–7, 2021 at the Majestic Theatre. “Into the Woods,” based on the book by James Lapine, is a musical with lyrics and composition by the legendary Stephen...

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CAN-Struction Event Benefits Campus Kitchen
Nov17

CAN-Struction Event Benefits Campus Kitchen

By Sarah Laud, Staff Writer Over the weekend, 13 organizations and sports teams gathered in the CUB Ballroom for this year’s CAN-Struction event. Voting took place on Monday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. where students voted on their favorite canned and boxed food structure. The organization with the most votes on its structure won a prize.  CAN-Struction is a food drive competition held on campus. All boxed goods and canned...

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