Class of 2022 Commencement
May16

Class of 2022 Commencement

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor On Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m., graduates of Gettysburg College’s class of 2022 lined up to process through Pennsylvania Hall. This college tradition has students pass through the building during their first year at Opening Convocation and then again for graduation. The Processional was led by College Marshal and History Professor Michael J. Birkner ’72, and the Commencement Brass...

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Hillel and Public Policy Student Council Host Congressman Raskin
Apr24

Hillel and Public Policy Student Council Host Congressman Raskin

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor Hillel and the Public Policy Student Council hosted Congressman Jamie Raskin on campus Saturday, April 23.  Raskin serves as the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.  Hillel executive board member Emily Sullivan introduced Raskin, and he spoke on his Jewish background and current politics. Raskin began by addressing how he typically does not accept invitations to...

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Gettysburg College to Host Ken Burns Film Festival
Apr20

Gettysburg College to Host Ken Burns Film Festival

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor President Bob Iuliano sent an email to the campus community on April 20 to announce that Gettysburg College will host a film festival dedicated solely to award-winning documentarian Ken Burns. Who Are We?: A Festival Celebrating the Films of Ken Burns will be held at the Majestic Theater from Feb. 10 to 12, 2023. Burns has directed and produced many historical documentaries in his forty year...

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“Moon Knight”: The New Direction for Marvel
Apr15

“Moon Knight”: The New Direction for Marvel

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor On Wednesday, March 30, Marvel Studios’ “Moon Knight” was released on Disney+. Three out of six episodes have been released at this point, and the show is proving to be a new, fresh story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Moon Knight“ is one of the first Marvel projects to be released in phase four that does not include ties to other characters or plot lines. Each of...

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Stone Lot Closure
Apr13

Stone Lot Closure

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor The Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced in early January that Stone Lot was to be closed for the spring semester and only be used for special events.  This announcement was made through the Student Digest. This announcement said, “Public Safety has evaluated the number of parking spots that are lost from the Stone Lot and have concluded that there is still sufficent [sic] parking for...

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