Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message
Nov17

Amir Issaa: An Italian Hip Hop Artist with an Empowering Message

By Sam Shourds, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Attic, students and faculty mingled with community members awaiting the performance of Italian Hip-Hop artist Amir Issaa. The vibe was relaxed and conversational as everyone sat at tables and around the bar. Upon taking the stage, Issaa announced that the space was not a classroom, but a club, and prompted everyone to get on their feet and gather around the stage.  Audience...

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Inside Look: TriSig’s Victory at Annual Chi O Night Live
Nov16

Inside Look: TriSig’s Victory at Annual Chi O Night Live

By Thea Toocheck, Staff Writer We stood backstage, holding hands in a circle and trembling with excitement. After many hours of practice, Chi O Night Live had arrived. Every fall, Chi Omega hosts a dance competition as their philanthropy event to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, the emcees announced, they raised over $5,000 to help children’s dreams come true. New members of each fraternity present their talents...

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Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving
Nov16

Dodging the Bullet: First Servo Thanksgiving

By Cameron D’Amica, Contributing Writer Servo Thanksgiving has a big reputation on the Gettysburg College campus, and the excitement began to build days before the actual event. As a first year student, I kept wondering what Servo Thanksgiving actually was and why everyone looked forward to it. It definitely lived up to its reputation. The first and coldest part of Servo’s annual Thanksgiving feast for students was the wait....

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Bringing Light to Campus on Diwali Night
Nov15

Bringing Light to Campus on Diwali Night

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer On the evening of November 9, flickering tea lights illuminated the path to Glatfelter Lodge, bright beams of guidance among the darkness. Inside the cabin-esque building, however, was a different story. In celebration of Diwali Night, the interior of Glat Lodge was a pop of multicolored shine, bopping Bollywood music, and a spread of toasty naan bread. Tables were sprinkled with individual bits of glitter...

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Your Behind the Scenes Look at Servo Thanksgiving
Nov13

Your Behind the Scenes Look at Servo Thanksgiving

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer It’s that time of year again, a Gettysburg College student’s dream come true: Servo Thanksgiving. Just a week before the start of Thanksgiving break, Servo offers scrumptious options of everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving foods. But, unbeknownst to these scores of hungry students, the Servo staff has spent weeks preparing for this night. The Servo staff, including Chad Brodbeck, Dining Services Office...

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Gettysburg College’s Vietnam Veterans: A Blue Angel, An Objector, A Medal of Honor Recipient
Nov12

Gettysburg College’s Vietnam Veterans: A Blue Angel, An Objector, A Medal of Honor Recipient

By Lizzie Hobbs, Staff Writer On Saturday, November 10, Gettysburg College held a dedication ceremony for the new Vietnam Memorial, which honors 13 alumni and one staff member who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War (1965-1973). These honored veterans are as follows:   Captain Ronald Folk Thomson of the United States Marine Corps graduated from Gettysburg College in 1960. While at...

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