Postcard from Abroad: Thank You, from Egypt
Jan05

Postcard from Abroad: Thank You, from Egypt

By Brandon Neely, Contributing Writer CAIRO – As any student who travels abroad knows, there are moments when you suddenly become aware of yourself. On my first day in Egypt, wandering through the streets, trying to find a place to buy water, it was a terrifying, overwhelming realization. I’m in Egypt, I remembered. I’m an ocean away from home, and I don’t know where to get drinking water, and I can’t handle how much sand is between...

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Students See Discrepancies in Sickness Policies Now that the College has Returned to “Normal”
Jan05

Students See Discrepancies in Sickness Policies Now that the College has Returned to “Normal”

By Vanessa Igras, Staff Writer Gettysburg College students have been back in person for the entirety of this semester and in the spirit of normalcy, the College has witnessed the return of the common cold—or what students across America are calling the “frat flu.” This common cold variant appears to have symptoms extraordinarily similar to that of COVID-19. Additionally, this cold has the tendency to last weeks on end and thus, forces...

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Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Soccer Bring Back a Winning Culture to Gettysburg
Jan05

Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Soccer Bring Back a Winning Culture to Gettysburg

By David Goldman, Staff Writer After over a year without live sports on the Gettysburg College campus, the Bullets are back. Women’s volleyball and men’s soccer shined on the court and on the pitch, as both teams found themselves deep in the postseason. They brought much needed spirit and excitement back to Gettysburg, where students were eager to return to normalcy. Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Leah Bernier has served the Women’s...

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The Sunderman Conservatory Announces New Faculty Members
Dec20

The Sunderman Conservatory Announces New Faculty Members

By Julia Gokalp, Contributing Writer As Gettysburg College welcomed the return of the full student body this semester, new appointees were concurrently welcomed to the faculty of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. In a series of emails addressed to the students and staff of the Conservatory, its director, James Day, introduced each of the new faculty members to the community. Among the new members of the faculty is Eric Byrd, the...

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Staff Spotlight: Amanda Del Gaudio
Dec20

Staff Spotlight: Amanda Del Gaudio

By Sydney Dyer, Contributing Writer In June, Gettysburg College welcomed Amanda Del Gaudio as the inaugural Director of Gender Equity and LGBTQIA+ Life. Del Gaudio, who uses she/they pronouns, took the first full-time position as director when the college decided to combine two offices to create a single space. Their first order of business has been rebranding and hiring; a total of 10 student employees now work at the Gender and...

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