Campus Paint Night Celebrates Project Gettysburg-León
Nov18

Campus Paint Night Celebrates Project Gettysburg-León

By Shanzae Sarwar, Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 6 the Office of Student Activities and Greek Life (OSAGL) and the Center for Public Service (CPS) co-sponsored Paint Night in the CUB Ballroom. This event was carried out in partnership with Taller Xuchialt, an art school supported by Project Gettysburg-León, a non-profit international organization that joins Gettysburg’s sister city program with León, Nicaragua. Allan Lindo, an...

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The Center for Public Service Launches Virtual Tutoring and Mentorship Program
Nov04

The Center for Public Service Launches Virtual Tutoring and Mentorship Program

By Shanzae Sarwar, Contributing Writer The Center for Public Service  (CPS) has started a new initiative, called Gettysburg United in Developing Education (G.U.I.D.E), in response to the challenges stemming from the pandemic. CPS was founded by Karl Mattson, with a vision of creating a lasting commitment to community service and strengthening local partnerships. Over the years, through its many programs and initiatives, CPS has...

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Pink Party Kicks Off Relay for Life
Oct31

Pink Party Kicks Off Relay for Life

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer Relay for Life is an annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, where teams of people take turns walking around a track over a six to twenty-four hour period to signify the continuous impact of cancer. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society at Gettysburg College, Sigma Nu, and OSAGL presented a “Pink Party” to begin a series of Relay for Life events. Prior to the day...

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Fall Fest Brings Autumnal Cheer to Campus
Oct26

Fall Fest Brings Autumnal Cheer to Campus

By Alli Dayton, Contributing Writer From Thursday, Oct. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 11, Gettysburg College hosted “Fall Fest,” a weekend of events intended to celebrate the fall season and to bring the residential cohort together for some fun, fall-themed activities. The excitement began on Thursday evening with a blanket-making session. Attending students created no-sew fleece blankets while conversing with the other students at the...

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A Day in the Life of a Remote Student
Oct11

A Day in the Life of a Remote Student

By Piper Mettenburg, Features Editor A loud screeching noise jolts Olivia Chatowsky ‘21 out of a comfortable sleep. Sitting up, she locks eyes with the perpetrator of the noise: an old fashioned alarm clock strategically placed several steps away from her bed. Before making her way to the clock, she grabs her phone and catches a glimpse of the time. It’s 8:30 a.m. Although her first class isn’t until 11:30, she urges herself to get...

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Instagram Amplifies Gettysburg Student Experiences: BIPOC, Survivors, and Mental Health Instagram Accounts Flourish Over the Summer
Oct09

Instagram Amplifies Gettysburg Student Experiences: BIPOC, Survivors, and Mental Health Instagram Accounts Flourish Over the Summer

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor The advent of social media catalyzed a new era of digital platform usage as a tool to inform and inspire. For the Gettysburg community this summer, Instagram accounts became a unifying source of awareness and visibility. These accounts provide a safe environment to share stories anonymously, allowing participants and followers to feel heard, find resources, and take part in movements to enact change....

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