Getty, Set, Go: Snapshots of the First Week Through the Eyes of a First-Year
Sep25

Getty, Set, Go: Snapshots of the First Week Through the Eyes of a First-Year

By Luca España, Staff Photographer My name’s Luca, and I’m a first-year at Gettysburg College! I am so excited to spend the best four years of my life here at Gettysburg, and I couldn’t resist taking pictures! These are from my first-year orientation and the first week of classes! I can’t wait to see what my future holds for me here at college! My Clouds I saw the clouds while on campus and I had to take a...

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Problem of the Week: Sand
Sep24

Problem of the Week: Sand

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 faculty judge, 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 contest. THE...

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Problem of the Week: A Couple of Squares
Sep17

Problem of the Week: A Couple of Squares

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 faculty judge, 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 contest. THE...

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Two Decades Later, Honoring the Lives of Gettysburgians Affected By 9/11
Sep12

Two Decades Later, Honoring the Lives of Gettysburgians Affected By 9/11

  By Nicole DeJacimo, Managing Editor Early in the morning on Sept. 11, President Iuliano stood at the Peace Pole to lead a moment of silence for the lives lost twenty years ago. There, he honored four Gettysburg College Alumni: survivor John Schmittle ’01; and three lost lives: Tim Betterly ’81, P’12, P’15, Joe Hasson ’89, and Doug DiStefano ’99.  The sole Gettysburg 9/11 survivor, Schmittle, had graduated mere months before the...

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Problem of the Week: Dancing
Sep10

Problem of the Week: Dancing

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 faculty judge, 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 contest. THE...

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Getty, Set, Go: Applying and Choosing Gettysburg As Home
Sep03

Getty, Set, Go: Applying and Choosing Gettysburg As Home

By Laken Franchetti, Contributing Writer I applied to Gettysburg College because my grandfather had attended. I had never toured the campus, and I conducted very minimal research into the college’s activities, clubs, and academic standing. Shortly after applying, I made a trip to Gettysburg in order to take an official tour of the campus, which did include numerous understandable restrictions due to the coronavirus. In all honesty,...

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