Challenge of the Week: ORANGEANDBLUE
Oct21

Challenge of the Week: ORANGEANDBLUE

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Oct. 27 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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A Cappella Groups Join Together for Second Annual Acatoberfest
Oct20

A Cappella Groups Join Together for Second Annual Acatoberfest

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer On Friday, October 18th, all four of Gettysburg College’s distinct a cappella groups gathered to perform for the campus community in the Attic for the second annual Acatoberfest. The Attic was filled with a cappella fans, friends, and family from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.  This was a host provider event, which also included snacks such as Halloween Oreos, provided by a member of the Spark Notes, Colleen...

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Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi host Can Jam for charity
Oct14

Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi host Can Jam for charity

By Samantha Shourds, Staff Writer On Sunday, October 6th at 11:00, campus members gathered in the Attic for the second annual Can Jam event co-hosted by Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi. Despite the rainy weather, which caused the relocation of the event from the Sigma Nu house to the Attic, spirits were high and many people came to support the local food pantry; entry required either a five dollar donation or three canned food items....

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Faculty Spotlight: Blume-Kohout Brings Interdisciplinary Approach to Study of Economics
Oct08

Faculty Spotlight: Blume-Kohout Brings Interdisciplinary Approach to Study of Economics

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. Margaret Blume-Kohout, who was a visiting assistant professor at Colgate the last three years, has joined the Economics Department. Originally from Baltimore, she grew up in suburban Philadelphia and earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from Williams College, a master’s degree in environmental health sciences from the University of California at Berkeley, and a PhD in Policy...

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Faculty Spotlight: Once Inspired by an Environmental Studies Professor as a Student at Gettysburg, Gownaris Returns as a Faculty Member
Oct07

Faculty Spotlight: Once Inspired by an Environmental Studies Professor as a Student at Gettysburg, Gownaris Returns as a Faculty Member

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. Natasha Gownaris has joined the Environmental Studies Department. Gownaris grew up in Ridgewood, Queens and attended Gettysburg College for her undergraduate degree, graduating in 2009 with a degree in Environmental Studies and Biology. She received her PhD from Stony Brook and completed three-years of post-doctoral research at the University of Washington. Gownaris has a long-standing passion...

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Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Grid
Oct07

Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Grid

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Oct. 20 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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