The Current Status of Gettysburg College Athletics
Oct13

The Current Status of Gettysburg College Athletics

By Jack Herr and Colin Lawless, Staff Writers The COVID-19 pandemic has done a number on the sports world. Professional leagues were postponed for months, and while the majority are back up and running, they still face their fair share of problems. College sports are only back in some parts of the country, and the schools that have allowed them to resume are subject to more and more scrutiny as the weeks continue.  Gettysburg College...

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Teaching in a Pandemic: Alumni Face Challenges and Nurture Passions as First-Time Music Educators
Oct11

Teaching in a Pandemic: Alumni Face Challenges and Nurture Passions as First-Time Music Educators

By Julia Dortch, Contributing Writer, and Lily Zhou, A&E Editor Teaching and learning in a pandemic have presented many challenges for both educators and students around the world. After graduating virtually back in May, Ben Fruchtl ‘20 and Brooke Maskin ‘20 have already been able to experience both sides of the coin — they are currently navigating their first few months as music teachers in a virtual setting.  Fruchtl is...

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Review: Schitt’s Creek
Oct10

Review: Schitt’s Creek

By Ethan Cannistra, Staff Writer Schitt’s Creek tells the story of a rich family that has all of their assets taken away from them, except for a small town in the middle of nowhere called Schitt’s Creek. As a result of losing their home and all of their money, the family is forced to move into a motel located in the town. Throughout the show, the family must figure out a way to get back on their feet while also coming to appreciate...

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Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrates East Asian Culture on Campus
Oct09

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrates East Asian Culture on Campus

By Alli Dayton, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Office of Student Activities & Greek Life defines the Mid-Autumn Festival as “a traditional festival in Chinese culture that celebrates the end of the autumn harvest.” The Office, along with International Student Services, coordinated the event on Friday, Oct. 2 to honor the traditions of East Asian communities and to inform other students on campus about the Festival....

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Majors Merging: International Affairs and Globalization Studies Combining into a Single Major
Oct07

Majors Merging: International Affairs and Globalization Studies Combining into a Single Major

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer This past spring, the faculty of International Affairs (IA) and Globalization Studies (GS) began floating the idea of combining these two similar majors. According to Dina Lowy, Chairperson of IA, GS, and Associate Professor of History, the first questions faculty members asked themselves were, “Could we and should we?” Historically, the IA Program has been around longer with GS only appearing on the...

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