‘A Rise in Positive Cases on Campus’: 10 Students Test Positive for COVID-19
Mar21

‘A Rise in Positive Cases on Campus’: 10 Students Test Positive for COVID-19

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Jeff Foster sent out a campus-wide email on Friday to update the campus community on the current state of COVID-19 on campus—a total of ten students tested positive this week. This news came after nearly three weeks of zero positive test results.  According to the college’s COVID-19 dashboard, seven students are in isolation and nine are in the...

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College Announces Updated Vaccine Guidance Following CDC Announcement
Mar13

College Announces Updated Vaccine Guidance Following CDC Announcement

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor On Tuesday, March 9 the college responded to the new guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in a campus-wide email from Interim Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Jeff Foster and Executive Director of Human Resources Jen Lucas. The announcement from the CDC states that fully vaccinated individuals may gather with other fully vaccinated individuals — or with...

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‘There Is No Known Threat to the Campus’: Gettysburg Police Respond to Shooting Near Race Horse Alley, Victim in Critical Condition
Mar11

‘There Is No Known Threat to the Campus’: Gettysburg Police Respond to Shooting Near Race Horse Alley, Victim in Critical Condition

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor, and Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief At 9:00 a.m. on Mar. 11, Executive Director of Public Safety Bill Lafferty informed Gettysburg College campus community members about a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of Members First Credit Union early this morning. Gettysburg Police responded to a reported shots fired call around 12:15 a.m., and found a gunshot victim on Chambersburg Street who was then...

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Annual Gettysburgives Campaign Over Halfway To $500,000 Goal by End of First Day
Feb23

Annual Gettysburgives Campaign Over Halfway To $500,000 Goal by End of First Day

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor On the morning of Feb. 23, Gettysburgives launched their annual fundraising campaign which will take place over the course of 36 hours and end at 9 p.m. on Feb. 24. According to the campaign website, this year’s donation goal is $500,000, and the Board of Trustees and emeriti trustees committed $1 million to the Gettysburg fund prior to the start of the campaign in order to incentivize giving. As a result...

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Survivors Protest Draws Attention to Campus Sexual Assault Problem
Feb16

Survivors Protest Draws Attention to Campus Sexual Assault Problem

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Survivors of Gettysburg, an organization dedicated to the issue of sexual assault on campus, held a protest the second week of classes where students would order posters from them and hang them in their windows. These posters made statements such as, “Gettysburg College Has a Rape Problem” or “Gettysburg College Has a Stalking Problem.” “Our goal with this protest was to draw attention to the issue of...

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