A Note from the Editor: On This Labor of Love
Dec24

A Note from the Editor: On This Labor of Love

Dear Reader, Thank you for grabbing a copy of The Gettysburgian. I am the Magazine Editor— the one who orders, edits, and designs the contents of this very magazine. Once every month, the editorial board and our wonderful writers get together to produce this. It is a labor of love from dozens of volunteers. Then, it is my job to elevate the design and style to make something that you, dear reader, want to spend your time with. My path...

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The Crossword Answers, December 2023 Issue
Dec16

The Crossword Answers, December 2023 Issue

This crossword originally appeared on page 23 of the December 2023 edition of The Gettysburgian’s...

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Postcard from Abroad: Lessons from Budapest
Dec16

Postcard from Abroad: Lessons from Budapest

By Kailey Costa, Contributing Writer  I jumped from my seat working 9 to 5 at the Food Bank for New York City, worked another final shift at the pub back home, packed a bag and two days later, I was in Budapest. In Budapest, the architecture takes you aback. You are certainly not anywhere near the small New England town you grew up in, or New York City, a city you adapted to live in.  Tones of yellows, red roofs and iron gate smoking...

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Editorial: On Crafting the Academic Environment
Dec16

Editorial: On Crafting the Academic Environment

By The Gettysburgian Editorial Board Colleges and universities are institutions that are meant to guide humanity into the future. Ideas—new and old—are exchanged, discussed, studied and analyzed in the pursuit of knowledge. The nature of academia is inherently divisive because of its role as a place for contradicting views and ideas to be challenged. This divisiveness is by design—existing knowledge, opinions and theories are meant to...

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The Multi-Faceted Approach for Textbook Affordability at Gettysburg College
Dec15

The Multi-Faceted Approach for Textbook Affordability at Gettysburg College

By Ella Prieto, Managing and News Editor  Last semester, Director of Scholarly Communications Janelle Wertzberger and Scholarly Communications Librarian Mary Elmquist shared the results from the Gettysburg College Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey conducted in the fall of 2022. The research was titled “Spend, Stress, and Struggle: Gettysburg College Student Textbook and Course Materials Survey 2022.” Their research provided...

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The Evolution of Virtual Advertising in Professional Sports
Dec15

The Evolution of Virtual Advertising in Professional Sports

By David Goldman, Sports Editor Have you ever watched a basketball game and realized that the DoorDash logo you just saw on the court is now a Hotels.com ad? What about when there is an intricate Capital One logo that appears to be painted on the back of the pitcher’s mound? These are examples of virtual advertising that have taken over the world of sports—without many even realizing it. Virtual advertising is the use of digital...

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