Dodging the Bullet: Wonder Rooms and a First-Year Seminar
Nov14

Dodging the Bullet: Wonder Rooms and a First-Year Seminar

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer A few days ago, I attended an exhibit opening in Schmucker Art Gallery, but this was a special opening … I was one of the students who got to curate this exhibit. How did I end up working on an exhibit in my first semester of college for a field that I want to go into? Four words: my First-Year Seminar. In June, I looked through the list of First-Year Seminars and I wanted to take so many of them, but...

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Gettysburg Alum Owen Roizman ‘58 Wins Governor’s Award from Academy
Nov13

Gettysburg Alum Owen Roizman ‘58 Wins Governor’s Award from Academy

By Samantha Anastasiou, Contributing Writer Had he followed his original dream, he may well have played baseball or become a mathematician, but instead, second generation cinematographer Owen Roizman ’58 was honored with the Governor’s Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over the weekend to honor his extended career that spanned 25 years. Academy President John Bailey called the recipients “very representative of...

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Gettysburg Fraternities and ROTC Students Work on Battlefield Beautification
Nov11

Gettysburg Fraternities and ROTC Students Work on Battlefield Beautification

By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer In these tight budgetary times, the National Park Service had struggled to find a work force to clear brush from around the Eternal Peace Light Memorial on the Gettysburg Battlefield until Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Omicron Pi, and the ROTC program offered to help. On Saturday, October 21, over 80 Gettysburg students from these organizations donated three hours of their time to work on park beautification...

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Fortenbaugh Internships Provide Opportunities for Students
Nov06

Fortenbaugh Internships Provide Opportunities for Students

By Musselman Library Every year Musselman Library offers two paid internships to two Gettysburg College students during the spring semester. These are great opportunities for students who are considering a career in libraries, information science, archives, or museums. The internships are available in two Musselman Library departments: Research & Instruction and Special Collections & College Archives. The Research &...

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Five Tips for Having a Productive Morning
Nov01

Five Tips for Having a Productive Morning

By Ari Snaevarsson, Features Editor The morning is probably the most important time of the day when it comes to setting yourself up for success.  I have noticed when my mornings start to slide backwards into waking up just 30 minutes before class and rolling out of bed, it sets a bad tone for the rest of my day. On the flipside, there are a few go-to things I have found I can institute each morning to start my day off right....

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The Fearless, Flying Gettysburg College Cheerleaders
Oct26

The Fearless, Flying Gettysburg College Cheerleaders

By Thea Toocheck, Contributing Writer While movies like Bring It On often trivialize cheerleading, the Gettysburg College Cheerleaders work hard every week to bring spirit and fun to all of the school’s home football games. Coached by Karyn Baust, this year’s team consists of twenty members, who can be found stunting, dancing, and chanting at a wide range of school events throughout the year. The friendly and lively group is...

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