‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body
Sep04

‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor, Maddie Neiman, Managing Editor, Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor, and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer   Takeaways 31 additional students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Some are symptomatic.  Approximately 1,300 students must leave campus between Sept. 5-7.  First-year students, along with a group of others, will remain on campus for the rest...

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Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level
Sep01

Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer Gettysburg College is now at a high alert level and will enact a campus-wide quarantine starting at 10 PM tonight after 25 of 348 tests received this week came back positive, according to an email from Dean Ramsey. These protocols will be in place at least through the end of this week. “It appears that most—but not all—of these positive cases relate to...

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33 Active Cases: College Suspends In-Person Events Indefinitely
Aug29

33 Active Cases: College Suspends In-Person Events Indefinitely

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor, and Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor   Major Takeaways:  33 students tested positive for COVID-19 after the second round of baseline testing conducted this past week (including the 13 cases previously reported on Friday). The college will place sanctions, including suspension, of “students who have clearly failed to comply with the college’s public health...

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Second Round of Baseline Testing: What We Know So Far
Aug28

Second Round of Baseline Testing: What We Know So Far

  By Katie Oglesby, News Editor, and Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor There have been 13 new positive COVID-19 results so far during the second round of student baseline testing, according to the most recent email to the Gettysburg College community. Not all results have come back yet, and the college is expecting to receive more positives by the end of this round.  All informal and formal student gatherings are now...

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New Instagram Page @deargettysburg Highlights Gettysburg BIPOC Experience
Aug13

New Instagram Page @deargettysburg Highlights Gettysburg BIPOC Experience

By Jane Fitzpatrick ‘21 New to Instagram, @deargettysburg has been posting stories submitted by members of the Gettysburg College community, including current students and alumni, highlighting the unjust treatment of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) on campus.  These accounts of harassment and racism are submitted to the managers of the Instagram account through a Google form located in the account’s bio. The managers of...

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