Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi host Can Jam for charity
Oct14

Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi host Can Jam for charity

By Samantha Shourds, Staff Writer On Sunday, October 6th at 11:00, campus members gathered in the Attic for the second annual Can Jam event co-hosted by Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi. Despite the rainy weather, which caused the relocation of the event from the Sigma Nu house to the Attic, spirits were high and many people came to support the local food pantry; entry required either a five dollar donation or three canned food items....

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Homecoming Weekend 2019 Draws Alumni Back to Campus
Oct11

Homecoming Weekend 2019 Draws Alumni Back to Campus

By Maura Breth and Taylor Russo, Staff Writers Gettysburg College and the surrounding community welcomed back alumni to celebrate this year’s Homecoming Weekend from Oct. 4-6. Alumni from all over and from a wide span of class years came back to campus to enjoy various events including panels held by various departments and alumni relations, the class of 2014’s Five Year Reunion social and photo opportunity, Greek Life picnics and...

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Gettysburg Students and Community Members Visit Biglerville’s 55th National Apple Harvest Festival
Oct11

Gettysburg Students and Community Members Visit Biglerville’s 55th National Apple Harvest Festival

By Emma Canfora, Contributing Writer The National Apple Harvest Festival in Adams County took place last weekend and will continue next weekend, Oct. 12 and 13. Just a 15-minute drive from campus at the South Mountain Fairgrounds, the festival kicked off the fall season.  Between the sweet smell of strawberry jam, the sounds of laughter from the children’s petting zoo, and more apple-related memorabilia than anyone could ever...

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Women’s Soccer Downs Bryn Mawr to Stay Perfect
Oct08

Women’s Soccer Downs Bryn Mawr to Stay Perfect

By Colin Lawless, Staff Writer The Gettysburg Women’s Soccer Team stayed perfect this weekend as they beat Bryn Mawr 5-0 in a conference match on Saturday afternoon. Erika Muskus, Brooke Priddy, Isabel Klatt, and Charlotte Cenatiempo provided the goals, and the backline stayed strong to post their fourth consecutive shutout, and sixth overall. The goals began early as senior Brooke Priddy stepped up to convert a penalty kick. She hit...

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History’s Guide to Removing Presidents by David Priess
Oct07

History’s Guide to Removing Presidents by David Priess

By Thomas Cassara, Contributing Writer The Eisenhower Institute hosted an ex-CIA officer who discussed the eight ways to get a president out of office.  During “History’s Guide to Removing Presidents,” the roughly 50 person crowd in Mara auditorium listened to Dr. David Priess as he explained each option, focusing on impeachment, which he felt, was to be the last resort for removing unfit presidents. Most audience questions referred...

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