Political Science Department Welcomes Professor Daniel Gillion as Second Speaker of the ‘Conversations 2020: Contextualizing the Election’ Series
Sep22

Political Science Department Welcomes Professor Daniel Gillion as Second Speaker of the ‘Conversations 2020: Contextualizing the Election’ Series

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor, and Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Gettysburg’s Political Science Department hosted the second lecture of their 2020 Election Series — “The Loud Minority: Why Protests Matter in American Democracy” — with Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, Daniel Gillion. Gillion began by dispelling certain myths about protesting, such as the...

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Weekly Roundup Sept. 21 – Sept. 25
Sep21

Weekly Roundup Sept. 21 – Sept. 25

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor Monday, Sept. 21:   Pardon Policy in Pennsylvania   7:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Zoom Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Board of Pardons Brandon Flood discusses criminal justice reform in the state of Pennsylvania. Tuesday, Sept. 22:   Conversations 2020: Contextualizing the Presidential Election: Change and Continuity on the U.S. Supreme Court   7:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Zoom A discussion led...

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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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