College Debuts New Eisenhower Scholarship for Class of 2024
Dec07

College Debuts New Eisenhower Scholarship for Class of 2024

By Phoebe Doscher and Benjamin Pontz Gettysburg College has introduced a new merit scholarship geared towards incoming students with records of civic engagement. The Eisenhower Scholarship, named for the 34th President of the United States and namesake of the college’s public policy institute, represents the highest merit-based offering to incoming students at $40,000 per year. Approximately ten members of the Class of 2024, for which...

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From XIX to ’19 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Rights through Performances and Lectures
Nov24

From XIX to ’19 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Rights through Performances and Lectures

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor The year 2020 marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. Students and faculty worked together in the Sunderman Conservatory of Music on Sunday, Nov. 17 for the From XIX to ‘19 Symposium to commemorate the 100-year mark of the amendment being passed and ratified in a series of lectures, performances, and...

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Author of Frederick Douglass Biography David Blight Imparts Historical Significance of Douglass’s Legacy
Nov18

Author of Frederick Douglass Biography David Blight Imparts Historical Significance of Douglass’s Legacy

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor David Blight, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, spoke in Mara Auditorium Tuesday night about the process of tackling a biography of Frederick Douglass and the poignant lessons Douglass imparted that have shaped history.   Vice Provost Jack Ryan and Assistant Professor of Civil War Era Studies Ian Isherwood introduced Blight, giving a rundown as his former occupation...

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Sunderman Conservatory Professor Yeon-Su Kim Peacefully Passes Away
Nov06

Sunderman Conservatory Professor Yeon-Su Kim Peacefully Passes Away

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Sunderman Conservatory of Music Professor Yeon-Su Kim passed away this weekend surrounded by her family in her home of Seoul, South Korea after an extended illness, according to an email sent late Tuesday night by Provost Chris Zappe. An accomplished violinist, recitalist, chamber musician and esteemed teacher, Dr. Kim was the first violinist of the Cosmos Quartet and performed internationally while...

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Torrential Rains Cause Flash Flooding on Campus Roads and Inside Buildings
Nov01

Torrential Rains Cause Flash Flooding on Campus Roads and Inside Buildings

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Heavy rains and high winds in Gettysburg starting between 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday caused flooding on North Washington Street and Carlisle Street and inside several buildings on campus. Students were alerted of the flooding via the campus alert system and an email from Director of Public Safety Bill Lafferty. Some residence halls experienced leakage through the windows;...

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