Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra
Mar21

Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Dr. César Leal, a Colombian-born musicologist who currently serves as the Director of the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra at the University of the South in Tennessee, will be the next director of the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra. Leal replaces Vimbayi Kaziboni, who left last May after two years at Gettysburg to take a position at the Boston Conservatory. The role of orchestra director has been...

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Gazebo Returns to Center of Campus
Mar14

Gazebo Returns to Center of Campus

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief More than 18 months after its displacement as part of construction to the College Union Building, the white gazebo that once anchored the center of Stine Lake has returned. Alumni Director Joe Lynch ’85 contacted The Gettysburgian this afternoon with the news and photo, noting that he saw it while riding his bike earlier today. Previous reporting indicated that it needed repairs after it was...

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The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as a Student of Gettysburg College
Mar08

The Story of a Great Gettysburgian: Janet Morgan Riggs as a Student of Gettysburg College

By Cameron D’Amica and Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writers Before becoming the president of Gettysburg College, Janet Morgan Riggs was simply a first-year student in 1973 who had no idea what the future would hold and where her Gettysburg College education would take her. Reflecting on her very first moments as a student on the Gettysburg campus with clarity, Riggs explained, “I can still picture that moment. I moved into Huber Hall....

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#textbookbroke: Students Discuss Textbook Prices
Mar06

#textbookbroke: Students Discuss Textbook Prices

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Hana Huskic ‘22 facilitated a discussion on the prices of textbooks at Gettysburg College on Monday, March 4 in Room 18 of the library as part of Musselman Library’s Open Education Week. This event was titled “#textbookbroke: Can We Change the Inevitable?” Sponsored by Musselman Library and the Office of Multicultural Engagement, Huskic encouraged students to reach out to members of the...

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Problem of the Week: The Islands
Mar05

Problem of the Week: The Islands

By Department of Mathematics Editor’s Note: The Department of Mathematics at Gettysburg College hosts a problem of the week challenge to determine each semester’s Paul Mugabi problem-solving award recipient(s). Each week’s entries are scored by a panel of faculty judges, and winner(s) from each week will receive a Problem Of the Week (P.O.W.) button.  The Gettysburgian is not involved in or responsible for accepting or evaluating...

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Musselman Library Holds Cite Night
Mar04

Musselman Library Holds Cite Night

By Musselman Library On Monday, March 4 from 7:30- 9:30 p.m., Musselman Library’s Peer Research Mentors will be hosting Cite Night on the main floor of the library. This drop-in event will have Peer Research Mentors standing by ready to answer any of your research questions or help you formulate that humdinger of a citation. Snacks and a raffle will also be available to all students who attend. Students are welcome to stop by at any...

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