DiFonzo, Prieto and Lauriello to Lead Gettysburgian in 2024-2025 Academic Year
May15

DiFonzo, Prieto and Lauriello to Lead Gettysburgian in 2024-2025 Academic Year

Staff Report Vince DiFonzo ’25 will serve as editor-in-chief for The Gettysburgian in the 2024-2025 academic year for its 127th volume. Ella Prieto ’26 will act as managing editor in the fall, and Katie Lauriello ’25 will take over that position in the spring. The three of them, as well as the rest of the incoming editorial board, were elected unanimously by The Gettysburgian’s staff. DiFonzo previously served as opinions editor, lead...

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Postcard from Abroad: “Live Together, Thrive Together”
May11

Postcard from Abroad: “Live Together, Thrive Together”

By João Branco Chaves, Contributing Writer March 3rd, 2024, 5:00 AM, Mt. Minobu Kuonji Temple (身延山 久遠寺), Japan. After spending the night at the Temple accommodations, we woke up early to attend the morning Buddhist service. The service was followed by an almost two-hour detailed tour of the Temple grounds by two of the Temple monks. We were lucky enough to enter rooms and spaces that are typically closed to the public. As we entered...

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Postcard from Abroad: Exploring Paris, France
May11

Postcard from Abroad: Exploring Paris, France

By Laura de Matos Leal, Contributing Writer When I arrived at Gettysburg College, studying abroad was not in my plans. As an international student, I felt that I was already experiencing education in a different country, so the idea of committing to a semester-long exchange program seemed redundant. However, by my sophomore year, after being introduced to the various programs offered by the Center for Global Education and seeing some...

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The Strategic Restructuring of Civil War Institute Programs
May10

The Strategic Restructuring of Civil War Institute Programs

By Brandon Fey, Assistant News Editor The Civil War Institute (CWI) Fellows program is an annual offering for Gettysburg College students to take advantage of exclusive resources and programming related to the history of the U.S. Civil War. This has historically been a paid position; however, the 2024-2025 fellowship will not be offering a stipend for participants. While the announcement of this change has disappointed some of past...

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​South By Sea: Helping Gettysburg Students Make Waves in the Marketing Industry
May10

​South By Sea: Helping Gettysburg Students Make Waves in the Marketing Industry

By Heather Wirick, Staff Writer ​Extracurriculars at Gettysburg College give students the chance to network and engage in marketing and managerial experience early on in their careers. South By Sea gained some traction when it was first introduced to the campus six years ago. However, it became more popular in 2023 when Kayla Macdonald ’24 was recruited as a Campus Manager via networking on LinkedIn. ​South By Sea is an apparel design...

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