‘His Legacy Will Live On’: John Jaeger, College Benefactor and Honorary Life Trustee, Dies at 76
Feb19

‘His Legacy Will Live On’: John Jaeger, College Benefactor and Honorary Life Trustee, Dies at 76

By Nicole DeJacimo and Benjamin Pontz John F. Jaeger ’65, one of the most significant benefactors in Gettysburg College’s history, died Sunday morning at the age of 76. Jaeger is one of just 11 Honorary Life Trustees and, according to a display in the College Union Building, he and his wife Karen are among only four donors whose lifetime giving to Gettysburg College exceeded $5 million. His most visible legacy on the...

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Students Gather in Junction to Watch the Caucus Results That Never Came
Feb04

Students Gather in Junction to Watch the Caucus Results That Never Came

By Nicole DeJacimo, Investigations Editor We still do not know who won the Iowa Caucuses, but students stayed late into the evening Monday waiting to find out. The Fielding Center for Presidential Leadership Study and Gettysburg College Democrats hosted an Iowa Caucus watch party in the CUB Junction at which nearly fifty students gathered to watch the caucus process and results while engaging in political conversations.  A stream of...

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A Few Good Men (and Women) Make a Comeback For the Mock Trial Team
Jan04

A Few Good Men (and Women) Make a Comeback For the Mock Trial Team

By Nicole DeJacimo, Assistant News Editor Gettysburg College’s mock trial team, “A Few Good Men,” finished their Fall semester season with high hopes that they could win a spot in the Opening Round of Champions after securing a placement through their first place win at the Lancaster Invitationals. “In our time here we’ve never made it past regionals so it is a big goal,” Kevin Wright ‘20, said. President of the club,...

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Eisenhower Institute Lecture: Regulation in the Face of the Vaping Epidemic
Dec20

Eisenhower Institute Lecture: Regulation in the Face of the Vaping Epidemic

By Nicole DeJacimo, Assistant News Editor Three panelists discussed the American vaping epidemic and how the country is responding to concerns and regulations on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in Mara Auditorium. Hosted by the Undergraduate Fellows of the Eisenhower Institute, Health Care Reporter for Politico Sarah Owermohle, Deputy Director for Policy Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Chris Bostic, and Gettysburg College Professor of Health...

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Fielding Center Hosts CBS Correspondent Major Garrett to Discuss Trump Presidency
Nov15

Fielding Center Hosts CBS Correspondent Major Garrett to Discuss Trump Presidency

By Nicole DeJacimo, Assistant News Editor Over 120 people spilled out of CUB 260 to listen to the head Washington Correspondent from CBS speak about his life as a journalist covering the President of the United States. The Fielding Center hosted Major Elliot Garrett this Tuesday for the lecture “The Trump Presidency: Partial Productivity Amid Impatient Belligerence.” Almost immediately after Nick Arbaugh ‘20 introduced Garrett, he...

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