Opinion: How Gettysburg’s History Informs Our Political Moment
May10

Opinion: How Gettysburg’s History Informs Our Political Moment

By Brandon Neely, Contributing Writer Gettysburg is unlike any other small town in America. Because of its unique position in our nation’s history, it is forced to navigate the past and future alike with equal attention. The conversation between history and our present experience is on full display around town. Gettysburg College students pass a 150-year-old cannon on their walk to class. A new Black history museum competes with...

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Analysis: How Does Gettysburg Stack Up Against Centennial Conference Competitors?
May10

Analysis: How Does Gettysburg Stack Up Against Centennial Conference Competitors?

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor In the Centennial Conference’s twenty-eight years of existence, Gettysburg has won its fair share of games and championships. Walk the halls of the Jaeger Center and you’ll see walls adorned with images of outstanding teams and players. Just below the coaches’ offices are cabinets full of trophies and hall of fame inductees over the college’s long history.  Gettysburg’s first varsity sport was...

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Takeaways from Year One of the Student Senate Inclusion Committee
May02

Takeaways from Year One of the Student Senate Inclusion Committee

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor Daniel Jones ‘22 is well into the second semester of his tenure as the first Inclusion Committee Chair of the Student Senate at Gettysburg College. During his time in the position, Jones has brought forth many amendments to the constitution with the goal of creating a governing body that operates closer to its tag line: ‘Senate Works for You.’ It wasn’t until peers involved in student government asked...

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Reflections on the Past
Apr27

Reflections on the Past

Compiled by Anna Cincotta, Phoebe Doscher, and Piper Mettenburg We asked members of the campus community what the past means to them, whether it relates to the significance of the historic Gettysburg campus, their academic focus, or their personal connection to the past. Here’s what they had to say: Bob Iuliano, President of Gettysburg College “In my Installation Address, I spoke to the history of this special...

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Scott Hancock on Gettysburg’s Past and Present
Apr22

Scott Hancock on Gettysburg’s Past and Present

By Piper Mettenburg, Features Editor On July 4, 2020, Scott Hancock arrived at the State of Virginia Monument in Gettysburg National Military Park equipped with a small hammer and signs reading “#FindABetterRoleModel,” and began staking homemade Black Lives Matter flags around the 41-foot monument of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. A dedicated Civil War historian, Hancock wants battlefield visitors to understand a simple truth—that...

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Eisenhower Institute’s New Virtual Format Leads to Programming Changes
Apr21

Eisenhower Institute’s New Virtual Format Leads to Programming Changes

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer The Eisenhower Institute  (EI) prepares students for careers in public, private, and nonprofit sectors through programs that teach students about leadership, networking, and translating their knowledge to positive action. Some of the distinctive program’s year-long or semester-long programs include Washington Connections, Environmental Leadership, Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times, Contours...

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