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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College Announces Changes to Residential Policies for Fall 2020
Jul07

College Announces Changes to Residential Policies for Fall 2020

By Nicole DeJacimo, Katie Oglesby, and Jane Fitzpatrick Administrators have provided the Gettysburg College community with more information surrounding the residential return in fall 2020. Details about class schedules, new updates to the academic calendar, and the state of fall athletics were all highlighted in a campus-wide email sent out on Tuesday evening.   Residence and Move-In Vice President for College Life and Dean of...

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Gettysburg Increases Tuition by 3.75 Percent for the 2020-21 Academic Year
Jul04

Gettysburg Increases Tuition by 3.75 Percent for the 2020-21 Academic Year

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor Gettysburg College tuition will increase by 3.75 percent for the 2020-21 school year. This increase will apply to all enrolled full-time students, including those studying on campus and students who choose to continue learning remotely. Students studying remotely will not have to pay for room and board. This is the highest percentage increase in tuition over the span of the past five academic...

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