Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Tokens
Sep16

Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Tokens

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Sept. 22 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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Challenge of the Week: Students & Professors
Sep09

Challenge of the Week: Students & Professors

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Sept. 15 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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Challenge of the Week: Parallelograms
Sep05

Challenge of the Week: Parallelograms

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All...

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Musselman Library Textbook Survey
Sep04

Musselman Library Textbook Survey

By Musselman Library It is no secret that the cost of textbooks can greatly impact your wallet. Textbook prices have continued to increase over the years, and students have different strategies for handling the strain on their budgets. Musselman Library wants to learn about Gettysburg College students’ behavior regarding purchasing course materials, including: how much students spend on textbooks and required course materials,...

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Getty, Set, Go: Not the First Choice, But the Right Choice
Sep01

Getty, Set, Go: Not the First Choice, But the Right Choice

By Safiya Amin, Contributing Writer I’m going to be honest here, Gettysburg was not my first choice of college. Nor was it my second. I actually didn’t even remember applying to Gettysburg until I got my acceptance letter, so I’m sure it doesn’t come as a complete surprise when I say that I had no idea what I was getting into when I decided to put down my deposit and commit. A week before coming here I remember feeling anxious and...

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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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