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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Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 Moved to May
Jun30

Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 Moved to May

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Special Projects Coordinator Katie Barako informed the class of 2020 today, via email, that the commencement ceremony originally rescheduled for October 9 and 10 has been postponed again due to the health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the email, members of the class of 2020 will now have their in-person commencement ceremony in May 2021. Commencement was originally...

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2019 Greek Evaluations: New Review Process Suggests Overall ‘Satisfactory’ Performance of Fraternities and Sororities
Jun01

2019 Greek Evaluations: New Review Process Suggests Overall ‘Satisfactory’ Performance of Fraternities and Sororities

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor While evaluating sororities and fraternities on the Gettysburg College campus dates back to 1998, a committee created in 2013 was responsible for implementing the groundwork for our current rubric and evaluation process. 2019 also marked a change in the evaluation process — in previous years scores were out of 500 points, but this year, they were out of a weighted 100. Chapters’ scores are...

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April Fools: GPD Ends Night Shift Because Students Leave Campus
Apr01

April Fools: GPD Ends Night Shift Because Students Leave Campus

By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor The Gettysburg Police Department has recently reported that they have ended their night shift.  “You know, with all of the students gone and no longer running out in the streets in the middle of the night, we’re not really ‘essential business’ in the early hours of the morning anymore!” said one unnamed police officer. “All of the townies just go to sleep. No one’s out committing crimes anymore...

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Commencement Postponed
Mar30

Commencement Postponed

By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor President Bob Iuliano announced Monday that Commencement, originally set for May 17, has been postponed. With the switch to remote learning due to health concerns around the coronavirus, questions had arisen about the status of Commencement. Now, Iuliano has addressed that, leaving space for questions about what this then means for seniors who may still wish to receive their diplomas in front of...

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