A Group of Students Start A New Club for Book Lovers
Feb05

A Group of Students Start A New Club for Book Lovers

By Abby Hallagan, Staff Writer The BookTok Book Club is a newly organized, student-run organization on campus that provides members with an opportunity to get involved in the Gettysburg community and meet new people who also share a passion for reading.  The club’s president, Jenna King ’24, is a health sciences major with a minor in chemistry who is actively involved on campus. She serves as a Peer Learning Associate for chemistry,...

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What Does The Gettysburgian Mean to You?—In Reflection of 125 Years of Publication
Dec18

What Does The Gettysburgian Mean to You?—In Reflection of 125 Years of Publication

Compiled by Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Phoebe Doscher ’22 “I joined The Gettysburgian before I even stepped foot on campus my first year, so in many ways, the publication has grown up with me as a student and guided me on a personal and professional level. I am indebted to The Gettysburgian for helping me get connected to campus life, making me feel more confident as a writer and editor, and bringing me closer to an...

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At the Intersection of Politics and Technology: Kat Atwater ’07
Dec18

At the Intersection of Politics and Technology: Kat Atwater ’07

By Kyle Hammerness, Features Editor The billions of dollars spent on elections often overlook the people on the ground who work tirelessly to campaign and build vast networks of groundbreaking technology to direct this money to where it is needed most. Kat Atwater ’07 is a Gettysburg alumna who works in Washington D.C. and has a hand in this campaign work. Growing up in Denver, Colorado, Atwater knew that she wanted to attend a small...

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From Gettysburg to the Republican National Committee: The Journey of Gabriella Bucci ’19
Dec18

From Gettysburg to the Republican National Committee: The Journey of Gabriella Bucci ’19

By Gracie Meisner, Assistant News Editor For Gabriella Bucci ’19, venturing outside her comfort zone and leaning into alumni connections mark her journey from a student at Gettysburg College to Deputy Director of Media Affairs at the Republican National Committee (RNC).  Bucci always knew she wanted to work in Washington, D.C. It was spring semester of 2019, she recalled, right before her graduation, when a few alumni from her...

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Postcard from Abroad: 10,000 Miles From Home, Yet the World Has Never Felt Smaller
Dec16

Postcard from Abroad: 10,000 Miles From Home, Yet the World Has Never Felt Smaller

By Caroline Jordan, Contributing Writer Wollongong, Australia – I have been here for five months, and just this week, I found myself running across the Sydney Harbor to catch a boat that I ultimately missed. No matter how perfectly organized, it wouldn’t be the first time things simply did not go to plan.  When I chose Australia, I envisioned a semester of endless sunny skies, jammed-packed days spent going to class, and afternoons on...

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Professor Annie Morgan’s Pursuit of Human Rights in Guantanamo Bay
Dec15

Professor Annie Morgan’s Pursuit of Human Rights in Guantanamo Bay

By Kyle Hammerness, Features Editor Annie Morgan ’06, adjunct professor of political science, comes from Frackville, PA, a small rural town in a large military recruiting area. When it came time for her to go to college, she had to forge her own path and with the help of a high school teacher, she found that Gettysburg College was the right fit. At Gettysburg, Morgan double majored in political science and philosophy. She recalled...

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