Blast from the Past—September 22, 2020 Edition
Sep23

Blast from the Past—September 22, 2020 Edition

  By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer  This week in 1930, the college was excited to announce new features of the 1930 G-Book. The G-Book was the student handbook, along with various other sections, that used to be given out to all the students on campus. In 1930, they were excited to add a new alumni section, which would contain articles from the Alumni Association, list all the alumni clubs, and highlight several Gettysburg alum. They...

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Blast from the Past—September 15, 2020 Edition
Sep15

Blast from the Past—September 15, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1940, students and professors came back to various new improvements on campus. The major changes happened in the Biology department, which originally was in the Science Hall, but was moved to more spacious rooms in Glatfelter. This department location change was a result of moving the Engineering Department the year prior to Glatfelter as well. The third and basement floors were equipped...

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Blast From the Past: Sept. 2, 2020 Edition
Sep02

Blast From the Past: Sept. 2, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer   This week in 2005, the Honor Code was in the final stages of a major overhaul. Created in 1957, the administration decided it needed to be updated. For two years, the college did just that. The college surveyed the students and found that some felt it was just a moral responsibility and that the students should not sign every paper or exam with the pledge. Others felt it was one of the best things...

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Blast from the Past—August 26, 2020 Edition
Aug26

Blast from the Past—August 26, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer  This week in 1990, a new term was being used on-campus—Residence Halls. Both dorm and residence halls were being used interchangeably. Some believed the term dorm was outdated, something that their parents lived in while going to college, while students in 1990 were living in residence halls. The reason so? So many dorms had a variety of rules, from curfew to not having visitors of the opposite sex....

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Blasts from the Past: May 6, 2020
Apr06

Blasts from the Past: May 6, 2020

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 2000, students experienced online pre-registering for their classes for the first time. Normally, students would manually fill out multicolored packets to register for courses, but the Registrar’s Office transitioned to an online database. In real time, students could know exactly which classes they were registered for. The registration day for the next academic year normally began...

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