The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway
Jun18

The Search for Gettysburg’s 15th President Is Underway

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief On the committee searching for a new president of Gettysburg College are seven members of the Board of Trustees, three members of the faculty, a member of the support staff, an administrator, and a student. The committee, which will hold its second meeting later this month, is currently working to select a search firm to help facilitate the search process. Charlie Scott ’77, the vice chair of...

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Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake
May09

Gettysburg Great Recipes: Kant’s Mocha Cake

By Keira Kant, Associate Dean of College Life From the Kitchen of Kristen Kant, Keira Kant’s mom Cake 2/3 c. Unsweetened cocoa 2 c. Flour 1 2/3 c. Sugar 1 1/3 c. Water 2/3 c. Butter (10 2/3 T) 3 eggs 2 heaping tsp. Instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp. Baking soda 1 tsp. Amazing (vanilla)-overflowing 1/2 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. Salt Butter frosting 1 box confectioners sugar 1/2 c. Butter (one stick) 1/4 c. Cocoa 1/4 c. Water 1 heaping tsp....

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Gettysburg Great Recipes: Jones’ Flank Steak
May06

Gettysburg Great Recipes: Jones’ Flank Steak

By Darryl Jones, Senior Associate Director of Admissions Flank Steak, cooked Argentinian style with Chimichurri Sauce Ingredients: 2 lbs of flank steak 2 teaspoons of ground cumin-get whole seeds and grind them yourself 1 teaspoon of cracked black pepper ½ teaspoon of cayenne powder 2 garlic cloves 1 chopped red onion 2 teaspoons of ground coriander 1 1/2  teaspoons of kosher salt 2 cups each of fresh flat leaf parsley and fresh...

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College “Celebrates” 10 years of Presenting Undergraduate Research
Apr30

College “Celebrates” 10 years of Presenting Undergraduate Research

By Gauri Mangala, Co-Features Editor Gettysburg College will be hosting its 10th annual Celebration from April 30 to May 5 of this year. Celebration, or the Colloquium on Undergraduate Research, Creative Activity, and Community Engagement, gives Gettysburg students the opportunity to present their research to the campus community in a wide variety of presentations styles: from posters, to panels, to films, to theatre. As described by...

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Former Provost Daniel DeNicola to Retire
Apr29

Former Provost Daniel DeNicola to Retire

By Gauri Mangala, Co-Features Editor Daniel R. DeNicola, Chairperson and Professor of Philosophy, will be retiring from Gettysburg College this May. DeNicola, who has also served as the Collaege’s Provost (1996-2006) and Vice President of Program Development at Gettysburg College, has experienced the development of Gettysburg College into one of the highest ranked Liberal Arts colleges in the country with his own eyes. DeNicola,...

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Paula Olinger, Founder of El Centro, Retires in May
Apr28

Paula Olinger, Founder of El Centro, Retires in May

By Gauri Mangala, Co-Features Editor Paula D. Olinger, Associate Professor of Spanish at Gettysburg College will be retiring this year, after almost 40 years of teaching. Olinger joined the college’s Spanish faculty in 1979 and received her PhD from Brandeis University in 1986. During her time at Gettysburg, she has advocated for service learning and social justice. Olinger specializes in Spanish literature, especially women’s...

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