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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Students and Faculty See S/U Grading as Necessary During Pandemic Semester
Dec10

Students and Faculty See S/U Grading as Necessary During Pandemic Semester

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor With more than half the student body studying remotely this fall semester after sophomores, juniors, and seniors were sent home in September, the college decided to allow students to choose S/U grading for major, minor, and Gettysburg Curriculum requirements. Faculty debated this over the course of multiple faculty meetings, and the decision to allow S/U grading passed narrowly on Oct. 22. While...

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How White Supremacists Distort History Lecture
Dec03

How White Supremacists Distort History Lecture

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Professor of Medieval Studies and Chair of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech University, Matthew Gabriele, led the discussion with Kylie Mandeville ‘21, Tristan Gyamfi ‘24, Michael Dampf ‘20, and Allison Stranick ‘21 as part of a social change project for a class with Africana Studies Professor Hakim Williams. Gabriele began by introducing the use of the Latin phrase “Deus Volt” in both medieval...

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Senate Discusses Implicit Bias, Passes Affinity Group Amendment
Dec02

Senate Discusses Implicit Bias, Passes Affinity Group Amendment

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Student Senate began their final meeting of the fall semester on Nov. 30 with a presentation about the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) from Director of Student Success and Well-Being Cindy Wright. Wright began by saying, “I also want to give a shoutout to Senate because you are the backbone of the institution and what goes on here is so vital and I’m very appreciative to all the leadership that...

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