Five Tips from the Counseling Center About Emotional Wellness Amid the Coronavirus
Mar19

Five Tips from the Counseling Center About Emotional Wellness Amid the Coronavirus

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor The Office of Counseling Services at Gettysburg College has cancelled all therapy appointments for the remainder of the semester in compliance with the College’s transition to remote learning. The Office will continue to offer students with mental support despite the inability to move to remote sessions or teletherapy “given ethical and legal restrictions on practice,” according to an email from Director...

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Low Wages, Insurance Changes Cause Concern Among Employees
Feb29

Low Wages, Insurance Changes Cause Concern Among Employees

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Forty-five percent of Gettysburg College support staff earn less than $15 an hour, a 2017 survey found. That same year, an analysis by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers found that the living wage for a family of four with two wage earners and two children in Adams County was $15.53 per hour. Employees have long viewed the College’s benefits package, which includes tuition benefits...

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Weekly Event Roundup: Feb. 24 – 29, 2020
Feb24

Weekly Event Roundup: Feb. 24 – 29, 2020

Compiled by Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Monday, Feb. 24: Free Stamps for Voting Noon to 1 p.m. in the CUB Lobby Democracy Matters will be handing out free stamps to mail absentee ballots Tuesday, Feb. 25: Coffee, Cookies, and Copyright 12:30 – 2 p.m. in the Browsing Room at Musselman Library Drop in to learn how Fair Use applies to course reserves, faculty publishing, and film screenings. Chat with library staff about...

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Weekly Event Roundup: January 20 – 26, 2020
Jan20

Weekly Event Roundup: January 20 – 26, 2020

Compiled by Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Monday, Jan. 20: First Day of Classes Textbook Rush 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in CUB Ballroom Come by to pick up reserved textbooks or buy books. Tuesday, Jan. 21: GoinGlobal Learning Session 10 – 11 a.m. in CUB 208 Learn how to use a resource to find jobs and internships at home and abroad Wednesday, Jan. 22: Time Management Workshop 4 – 5 p.m. in the Mosaic House A workshop for OME and...

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“Unsilent Night” Connects Students through Collaborative Sound Experience
Dec21

“Unsilent Night” Connects Students through Collaborative Sound Experience

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Following an open rehearsal of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music’s Symphony Orchestra, students brought out glow sticks, warm winter garments, and portable speakers to walk across campus the night of Dec. 5 and create a cacophony of sound with Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night mobile application. The trek began at Schmucker Hall, where Music Professor César Leal and student coordinators Hera...

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