Breaking the Mold at the 4th Annual Women of Distinction Dinner
Apr02

Breaking the Mold at the 4th Annual Women of Distinction Dinner

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor On Thursday, March 28, the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) and the Women’s Center held the Fourth Annual Women of Distinction Dinner in the Atrium. This dinner and awards ceremony aimed to “honor and recognize the achievements of outstanding women, femmes, and gender-fluid individuals in our community,” according to an email by Valentina Cucuzza, Violence Prevention Coordinator and Director...

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April Fools: 13 Things that Could Survive in Quarry Pond
Apr01

April Fools: 13 Things that Could Survive in Quarry Pond

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor Located on the outer edge of campus by the pavilion and Painted Turtle Farm, Quarry Pond is well-known among students for being an inhospitable ecosystem. Rumors abound about the mysterious, supposedly toxic contents of the water. Some believe that the pond is home to biohazardous waste from the biology and chemistry labs, while others speculate that the murky depths gained their uninhabitable status...

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Internet Sensation Allison Closs, AKA “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” Shares Her Story
Mar25

Internet Sensation Allison Closs, AKA “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” Shares Her Story

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor Allison Closs ‘22, also known as the “Danny DeVito Prom Girl,” experienced a new development in her months-long association with the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor when, during an interview with DeVito on March 11, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel held up one of the now-famous photos of Closs and her cardboard cut-out DeVito prom date. “I had a lot of trouble getting a date,” said...

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Singer/Songwriter Nelly’s Echo Brings Music and Laughter to the Junction
Mar23

Singer/Songwriter Nelly’s Echo Brings Music and Laughter to the Junction

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor At 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, Baltimorean singer/songwriter Nelly’s Echo took to the Junction stage in the newest installment of the Campus Activities Board’s Coffeehouse Series. Throughout his hour-and-a-half setlist, Nelly’s Echo entertained his audience with not only his undeniable talent as a musician but also his killer sense of humor and charismatic personality. Before his performance began,...

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Happy New Year from the Features Staff: Our Resolutions for 2019
Dec31

Happy New Year from the Features Staff: Our Resolutions for 2019

By Maddie Neiman, Features Editor To celebrate the beginning of the new year, members of the Features staff of The Gettysburgian have shared their 2019 resolutions. From traveling to being healthier to forming unconventional friendships, these goals might just inspire you to think of your own attainable (or unattainable) resolutions for the new year: Julia Chin ‘21:  I hope to study in England in the fall and finally see a Shakespeare...

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