The Academic Challenges of Being a Student-Athlete
Apr25

The Academic Challenges of Being a Student-Athlete

By Gracie Meisner, Features Editor and Jack Herr, Sports Editor According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III sports, which are offered at Gettysburg College, provide a “well-rounded collegiate experience that involves a balance of rigorous academics, competitive athletics, and the opportunity to pursue a multitude of other co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.” In comparison to...

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Warm, Welcoming and Inclusive: Hillel at Gettysburg
Apr06

Warm, Welcoming and Inclusive: Hillel at Gettysburg

By Gracie Meisner, Features Editor Through spiritual, cultural, and social opportunities, Hillel at Gettysburg College offers a close-knit community among Jewish students, while also reaching out to and embracing the non-Jewish population. Over the past few months, Hillel has organized and co-sponsored a plethora of events open to all students on campus. Hillel Director David Bass reflects on what he considers the highlight:...

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Wordle 101: English Department’s Newest Elective (April Fools)
Apr01

Wordle 101: English Department’s Newest Elective (April Fools)

By Gracie Meisner, Features Editor Next semester, students can keep their eyes glued to their screens in the English Department’s newest elective, Wordle 101.  The newest addition to the Fall 2022 course catalog, Wordle 101 (ENG 113), will offer students the opportunity to not only to solve the daily Wordle in a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive environment, but to critically analyze selected words through a myriad of lenses,...

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Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Scott Boddery
Mar30

Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Scott Boddery

By Gracie Meisner, Features Editor Dr. Scott Boddery, who has held an assistant professorship in the political science department since 2017, recently received tenure status. Originally from Rochester, NY, Boddery received his B.A. from Coastal Carolina University before earning his J.D. from Florida State University and Ph.D. from Binghamton University. Prior to Gettysburg College, Boddery taught at Davidson College. When the job at...

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Senate: Outlining Respect, Student Concerns
Feb08

Senate: Outlining Respect, Student Concerns

By Gracie Meisner, Features Editor The Senate meeting on Feb. 7 saw the outlining of conduct expectations for the spring semester, student concerns about Facilities Services, and an open discussion about improving various elements of the Senate.  Officer Reports President Sydney Quan ’22 outlined expectations for the new semester, focusing on the areas of respect, constructive comments, and communication. “The amount of disrespect...

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