Weekly Roundup Sept. 14 – Sept. 18
Sep15

Weekly Roundup Sept. 14 – Sept. 18

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Tuesday, Sept. 15: Conversations 2020: Contextualizing the Presidential Election The Loud Minority: Why Protests Matter in American Democracy with Daniel Gillion, Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. via Zoom Join the Political Science Department for the second speaker of the 2020 Presidential Election speaker series.   Thursday, Sept. 17:...

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Over 100 Students Gather to Protest College De-densification Plan, Iuliano Attends to Answer Questions
Sep05

Over 100 Students Gather to Protest College De-densification Plan, Iuliano Attends to Answer Questions

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer At 2:31 a.m. this morning, Conor Caruth ‘21 and Edwin Diaz ‘21 sent an email asking members of the campus community to protest the actions of Gettysburg’s administration after yesterday’s decision to send approximately 1,300 students home over the course of the next three days.  “Gettysburg College has failed us,” they explained. “We are calling all students to...

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‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body
Sep04

‘A Path That Is Not Sustainable’: College Hits Breaking Point, Sends Home Majority of Student Body

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief, Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor, Maddie Neiman, Managing Editor, Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor, and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer   Takeaways 31 additional students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Some are symptomatic.  Approximately 1,300 students must leave campus between Sept. 5-7.  First-year students, along with a group of others, will remain on campus for the rest...

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Students Protest Administration’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
Sep03

Students Protest Administration’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer Shortly after the College’s town hall, students stood outside of Servo with signs calling for Greek Life to be held more accountable on campus. The protest was held due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases on campus and general misconduct. Organized mostly by members of Humor House, and joined by a small group of first-years, nearly a dozen students protested how the administration conducted...

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Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level
Sep01

Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer Gettysburg College is now at a high alert level and will enact a campus-wide quarantine starting at 10 PM tonight after 25 of 348 tests received this week came back positive, according to an email from Dean Ramsey. These protocols will be in place at least through the end of this week. “It appears that most—but not all—of these positive cases relate to...

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