Weekly Roundup Aug. 31 – Sept. 4
Sep01

Weekly Roundup Aug. 31 – Sept. 4

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Tuesday, Sept. 1: The 2020 Elections: An Overview 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Professors Scott Boddery and Bruce Larson of the Political Science Department begin a series centered around the 2020 election.   Wednesday, Sept. 2: Virtual Gallery Talk with Student Curators Carolyn Hauk ‘21 and Joy Zanghi ’21 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom The student curators of “Mexico and the People: Revolutionary...

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Two Greek Organizations Face Disciplinary Action After Recruitment Weekend
Sep01

Two Greek Organizations Face Disciplinary Action After Recruitment Weekend

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Recruitment for sororities and fraternities returned took place last weekend. This weekend, the administration announced that the college is taking action due to unapproved gatherings with improper mask usage and social distancing—a sorority has been suspended and a fraternity is facing disciplinary consequences. All Greek pledging events have been canceled.  “Delta Gamma is currently on...

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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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Weekly Event Roundup: Aug. 24 – 28
Aug25

Weekly Event Roundup: Aug. 24 – 28

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Monday, Aug. 24: Eisenhower Institute Information Session 4:00 p.m. held virtually Eisenhower Institute staff will discuss the application process for the fall 2020 programs.   Tuesday, Aug. 25: Schmucker Art Gallery Main Exhibit Opening 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Schmucker Art Gallery opens to display “I Beseech You: Women, Art, Politics, and Power” until Nov. 20, celebrating female...

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Recently Retired Professor of Economics Eileen Stillwaggon Passes Away
Jul29

Recently Retired Professor of Economics Eileen Stillwaggon Passes Away

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor In early June, former professor Eileen Stillwaggon of the Economics Department passed away. She officially retired from the College in December of 2019, having served as a professor since 1994, and leaves behind a legacy of research on health and poverty in Africa and Latin America.  During the valedictory for Stillwaggon in April, following her retirement, the Chair of the Economics Department, John...

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