Do You Exercise Your Freedom to Read?
Sep23

Do You Exercise Your Freedom to Read?

By Lauren Bradford, Musselman Library Have you read the ‘Harry Potter’ Series by J.K. Rowling or ‘The Hunger Games’ Trilogy? What about ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak or ‘Fahrenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury? These books and many others have been challenged and even banned in schools, libraries, and bookstores across the world by people who have objected to them. But did you know that more than half of all challenged books...

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Faculty Spotlight: Aristides Dimitriou
Sep20

Faculty Spotlight: Aristides Dimitriou

By Audrey White, Contributing Writer The English department at Gettysburg College welcomes Professor Aristides Dimitriou all the way from UC Berkeley. This semester, he is teaching English 350B: Transitional and Hemispheric American Studies — an important topic for Dimitriou. His is an inspirational story: Dimitriou put himself through school in his hometown of Miami while working full-time. Not necessarily the typical career...

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A Conversation with Queer Assembly Coordinator, Anna Perry
Sep18

A Conversation with Queer Assembly Coordinator, Anna Perry

By Julia Chin, Staff Writer On August 31, Gettysburg College held its first Queer Assembly. On that Friday night after the first week of classes, everyone seemed grateful to have a break to just relax and get to know one another better. Standing, sitting, and snacking, an assortment of students of all identities came to the event. Discussion around the circle included friendly introductions and jokes, but there also was a significant...

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International Food Festival Brings Multi-Cultural Cuisine to Servo
Sep15

International Food Festival Brings Multi-Cultural Cuisine to Servo

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer As part of the College Activities Board (CAB) and Dining Services’ yearly traditions, Servo was decked out with festive decorations and filled with cuisine from around the world on Friday, September 14 for the International Food Festival. This year’s event was hosted inside the Dining Center, as opposed to the typical street fair setting on campus, due to weather concerns. Regardless, students spent...

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Problem of the Week: Marbles
Sep15

Problem of the Week: Marbles

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 students’ submissions to this...

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Bob Ross Alive at Paint Night
Sep14

Bob Ross Alive at Paint Night

By Sam Shourds, Contributing Writer Last Friday, September 7, a downpour ensued as 60 plus Gettysburgians gathered outside the Attic for a famous Gettysburg College Paint Night. Participants were promised “painting materials, mocktails and cheese” while they painted along with beloved American painter, Bob Ross. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) planned the event with two seatings, one from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and another from 9 to...

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