Students Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility
Apr10

Students Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility

By Kyle Beatty, Staff Writer On Saturday, Mar. 27, those taking advantage of the warm weather by taking a walk down Carlisle Street were greeted with blue and pink decorations on the porches and front yards of six College Houses, with a few more scattered across campus. House Leaders and members had set up stands for an early celebration of Transgender Day of Visibility (Mar. 31st), an event dedicated to celebrating the lives and...

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The Women’s Center’s Presents “Our Voices are Vibrant”
Apr05

The Women’s Center’s Presents “Our Voices are Vibrant”

By Victoria Staub, Contributing Writer On Saturday, March 19, the Gettysburg College Women’s Center virtually presented “Our Voices are Vibrant” via Zoom. Gettysburg students Ellie Boye ’22, Ericka Parra ’21, and Caoilainn “Kiki” McKenna ’21, as Women’s Center Program Coordinators and Co-Directors of “Our Voices,” were responsible for coordinating this project alongside 11 participants from the Gettysburg College community. This...

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Doing Great Work: Building a Tiny House in a Pandemic
Apr02

Doing Great Work: Building a Tiny House in a Pandemic

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor After learning that studying abroad would likely not be an option for the fall semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental studies and music major Zach de Besche ‘22 decided to take on a unique project: building a tiny house on wheels.  Tiny houses tend to hover around 100 to 400 square feet in terms of size, and promote sustainability and simple living. These independent structures are also...

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Celebrating Women’s History Month on Campus
Mar31

Celebrating Women’s History Month on Campus

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer Women’s History Month occurs throughout the month of March and is intended to celebrate the contributions of women throughout history who inspire the successes of modern women. At Gettysburg College, Women’s History Month was celebrated through a variety of programs organized by the Office of Student Affairs and Greek Life, the Women’s Center, the Office of LGBTQIA+ Life, and the Office of Multicultural...

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Snapshots from a Pandemic Semester
Mar28

Snapshots from a Pandemic Semester

Compiled by Mary Frasier, Photography Director, and Piper Mettenburg, Features Editor We documented the various changes to campus since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Here’s how life at Gettysburg looks during the spring 2021 semester, almost a year since the college halted in-person classes in March of 2020.                 This photo story appeared on pages 14 through 17 of the March 16,...

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New COVID Protocols Lead to Unconventional Student Housing
Mar25

New COVID Protocols Lead to Unconventional Student Housing

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer In an effort to maintain a low residential density, the college has prioritized housing students in single bedrooms instead of doubles or triples. As a result of this change, many students are currently living in unconventional housing across campus—including rooms in the Gettysburg Hotel and the President Inn & Suites. Students are also living in the former fraternity house at 105 W. Water Street that...

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