A Few Good Men (and Women) Make a Comeback For the Mock Trial Team
Jan04

A Few Good Men (and Women) Make a Comeback For the Mock Trial Team

By Nicole DeJacimo, Assistant News Editor Gettysburg College’s mock trial team, “A Few Good Men,” finished their Fall semester season with high hopes that they could win a spot in the Opening Round of Champions after securing a placement through their first place win at the Lancaster Invitationals. “In our time here we’ve never made it past regionals so it is a big goal,” Kevin Wright ‘20, said. President of the club,...

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Postcards from Abroad: Chumbe Island in Zanzibar Highlights Importance of Changing Environmental Habits
Dec31

Postcards from Abroad: Chumbe Island in Zanzibar Highlights Importance of Changing Environmental Habits

By Nadine Snyder, Guest Writer This semester, I’ve had the opportunity to swim with dolphins and whale sharks, I’ve watched lion cubs play on safari, and I’ve learned how to use a bucket bidet; however, the most memorable thing I’ve done this semester is snorkel on Chumbe Island. Chumbe is an ecotourism destination off the main island of Zanzibar, Unguja, with rainwater harvesting systems and composting toilets. They also have the...

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LGBTQ+ History on Display in “The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania” Exhibit
Dec21

LGBTQ+ History on Display in “The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania” Exhibit

By Britney Brunache, Arts & Entertainment Editor The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania Exhibit opened on Monday, Dec. 2, in the College Union Building Lobby. As detailed on the event calendar, this exhibit “is a traveling history exhibit that chronicles the efforts that activists have undertaken in Pennsylvania to achieve full equality for LGBTQ+ people.” Classics Professor Rachel Lesser brought the exhibit to...

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Infographic: Attitudes Towards Vaping at Gettysburg College
Dec08

Infographic: Attitudes Towards Vaping at Gettysburg College

Features Editor Cameron D’Amica and Public Relations Manager Samantha Hann contributed to this report. This infographic originally appeared on page 20 of the December 6, 2019 edition of The Gettysburgian’s magazine.

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Finding Australia’s Faunal Icon: The Platypus
Dec06

Finding Australia’s Faunal Icon: The Platypus

By Liam Tobin, Zo Spearman, Maddie Stephen & Phil Kuhel In Australia’s rivers and creeks, there lives an egg-laying mammal flaunting dark fur, a duck-like bill, and venomous spurs. Surely this animal can’t possibly exist… Yet, this bizarre creature is very much real and can be found nowhere else in the world besides eastern Australia and Tasmania! While studying Wet Tropics Rainforest ecology, our group of 19 students studying...

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Spoiler Alert! Answers to Inaugural Crossword Puzzle
Dec06

Spoiler Alert! Answers to Inaugural Crossword Puzzle

Below are the answers to The Gettysburgian’s inaugural crossword puzzle from the Dec. 6, 2019 edition of our magazine. Try the puzzle here before looking! Crossword Puzzle...

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