Robert W. Iuliano Installed as Gettysburg’s 15th President
Sep29

Robert W. Iuliano Installed as Gettysburg’s 15th President

By Nicole DeJacimo and Phoebe Doscher Robert W. Iuliano was installed as Gettysburg College’s 15th president on the Beachem Portico in front of Penn Hall this Saturday. Students, alumni, family, and Gettysburg community members filled the white fold-out chairs in the hot sun during the ceremony and fanned themselves with their programs while others rested in the shade on the library steps.  For those who could not bear the...

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Opinion: Without a Call for Change, Solidarity Is Silent and Inconsequential
Sep25

Opinion: Without a Call for Change, Solidarity Is Silent and Inconsequential

By Nicole DeJacimo, Guest Columnist Solidarity marches are irrelevant without a concrete call for change. Last Friday, over 150 Gettysburg College students, administration, faculty, and community members stood in front of Penn Hall in solidarity with the thousands of marches around the world calling for government officials to address climate change. The universal strike came three days before the United Nations climate summit, where...

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Class of 2023 Takes the First Steps Towards Future in Orientation Traditions
Aug26

Class of 2023 Takes the First Steps Towards Future in Orientation Traditions

By Phoebe Doscher and Nicole DeJacimo The Class of 2023 participated in a five-day Orientation, starting on Wednesday, August 20th, which was chock full of immersive activities to prepare students for their next four years at Gettysburg College. Two Orientation traditions–the First-Year Walk and GIV Day –allowed students to immerse themselves in the community both by making the historical excursion through town to the...

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X-SIG: Wilson and Students Awarded $10k Grant to Use Drones to Track Bird Song Patterns
Jul18

X-SIG: Wilson and Students Awarded $10k Grant to Use Drones to Track Bird Song Patterns

By Nicole DeJacimo, Assistant News Editor This summer, four Gettysburg students have stayed on campus with Dr. Andrew Wilson, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, as part of the X-SIG summer research program to study birds in the battlefields of Gettysburg. They have been awarded a $10,000 external grant to fund their research tracking birds with drones. “The grant,” Wilson said, “will be used to purchase...

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Second Annual Peace and Justice Week Sparks Conversation and a Push for Change
Apr18

Second Annual Peace and Justice Week Sparks Conversation and a Push for Change

This past week, Gettysburg College held its second annual Peace and Justice Week hosted by the Peace and Justice Studies Program. The week commenced at the Peace Pole on Monday, Apr. 8. Students, faculty and members of the Gettysburg College community shared their “hopes and wishes for peace and justice in the world” to set an inspirational tone for the rest of the week. The Peace and Justice Week was started last year by Qiqi Mei ‘18...

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