Opinion: Why Colleges Should Care about Z-Library’s Shut-Down and a Conversation on Free Access to Information
Dec06

Opinion: Why Colleges Should Care about Z-Library’s Shut-Down and a Conversation on Free Access to Information

By Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Z-Library’s shutdown comes as a shock to many with college students scrambling to prepare for the end of the semester without the trusted free resources given by the site. While there are polarized arguments about the state of online piracy, the widespread upset of the site’s closing has brought up conversations about college affordability and access to information. Z-Library was a shadow...

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Perspectives: What Does Gettysburg College Mean to You?
Nov07

Perspectives: What Does Gettysburg College Mean to You?

Compiled by Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Associate Professor English McKinley Melton  “Gettysburg is deeply rooted in the past, yet ideally situated to respond to the demands of the present while empowering students to tackle the challenges and pursue the possibilities of the future. Gettysburg remains firmly invested in liberal arts traditions that guide students through creative and critical interrogations of our world, which...

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Perspectives: What Do You Want the College to Prioritize in the Year Ahead?
Oct18

Perspectives: What Do You Want the College to Prioritize in the Year Ahead?

Compiled by Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Wesley Lill ’26 As a freshman in Gettysburg College, I have had a fantastic first few weeks. It is everything that I could have hoped for, from the beautiful campus and town, the quality of the food, the wide variety of clubs, and most importantly, the amazing education that I am receiving from my professors. If I were to focus on one thing that I want Gettysburg to focus on in the future, I...

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