The Eisenhower Institute Announces Applications are Open for Two Summer Programs
Jan26

The Eisenhower Institute Announces Applications are Open for Two Summer Programs

By Laken Franchetti, News Editor The Eisenhower Institute is opening two opportunities to all students on campus: the Washington Summer Fellowship and the Inside Civil Rights study trip. These programs will align themselves with the college’s strategic plan to focus on career pathways and hands-on experiential learning. These programs will allow students to gain practical skills for public, private, and non-profit service. This is the...

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Campus Safety Alerts Student Body of Monday Night Incident in Residential Building
Jan24

Campus Safety Alerts Student Body of Monday Night Incident in Residential Building

By Laken Franchetti, News Editor On Tuesday, Executive Director of Campus Safety Alex Wiltz sent an email to the campus community detailing an incident that occurred within a residential building on Monday night.  A student reported that a former student threatened them in a College residential building, and said that the threat included a reference to a weapon. Campus Safety contacted the Gettysburg Police Department for assistance,...

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Community Standards Updated in Response to Issues with Bikes and Scooters
Jan19

Community Standards Updated in Response to Issues with Bikes and Scooters

By Laken Franchetti, News Editor On Wednesday, Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities Elizabeth Farner sent a campus-wide email detailing an addition to the Community Standards related to bikes, skateboards and electric scooters. She began the email by detailing the importance of residential safety within the campus community.  It was reported that there were incidents in the fall semester with bikes and scooters inside...

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Campus Safety Expands Student Parking to Employee Lots During “Open Times”
Jan19

Campus Safety Expands Student Parking to Employee Lots During “Open Times”

By Laken Franchetti, News Editor On Monday, Executive Director of Campus Safety Alex Wiltz sent a campus-wide email detailing new parking lot hours that were enacted for student use of employee parking. Students are now allowed to park in employee parking lots during non-peak hours.  These non-peak hours are described as “open times,” and these times include from Monday to Thursday at 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. as well as from...

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Postcard from Abroad: The Joys of Adventuring Alone and Understanding Once in a Lifetime Opportunities
Oct16

Postcard from Abroad: The Joys of Adventuring Alone and Understanding Once in a Lifetime Opportunities

By Laken Franchetti LANCASTER, ENGLAND—Within the first week of arriving in the United Kingdom, I had experienced one prime minister leaving, the introduction of a new prime minister, Queen Elizabeth II’s passing, and the beginning of King Charles III’s reign. I would call that an eventful week. I have never been outside of the United States, and now I was being thrown into a new country at a time when its people and government were...

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