Professor Emerita Continues Support for Global Women’s Issues from Gettysburg
Dec22

Professor Emerita Continues Support for Global Women’s Issues from Gettysburg

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer As Gettysburg students and community members filed through the farmers market this past autumn, they may have passed a small stand selling handcrafted purses and banners. If they stopped to read the sign, they would have seen the items were created by Bosnian women whose lives have been deeply affected by the Bosnian War and Siege of Sarajevo. Gettysburg College’s Professor Emerita Janet Powers set up...

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International Students Spotlight: What Our International Students Did This Fall
Dec19

International Students Spotlight: What Our International Students Did This Fall

By Shanzae Sarwar, Contributing Writer     Name: Ana Vashakmadze Class Year: Junior Major: Music; Business Minor Hometown: Tbilisi, Georgia “Being at home for almost six months helped me to reconnect with my friends and family more strongly. Since being home, I have attended open-air concerts including classical music concerts as well as the concert of the Georgian National Ballet Ensemble called ‘Sukhishvili,’...

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“I Beseech You” at Schmucker Art Gallery: The Feminist Movement, 100 Years Later
Dec13

“I Beseech You” at Schmucker Art Gallery: The Feminist Movement, 100 Years Later

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer This August marked the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. This milestone anniversary was celebrated by women across the country, but it also provides an opportunity for somber reflection on how far the women’s rights movement has come, and how much farther it has to go. The Schmucker Art Gallery’s exhibition “I Beseech You: Women,...

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Recruiting in a Pandemic: Securing the Future of Gettysburg College Athletics
Dec13

Recruiting in a Pandemic: Securing the Future of Gettysburg College Athletics

By Jack Herr & Colin Lawless The coronavirus pandemic has made life in the sports world difficult and tumultuous. While Gettysburg’s move to de-densify the student body in September changed the state of athletics for the fall, the future of the program relies on forthcoming and current adjustments to planning and recruitment for teams across the board. For collegiate-level athletics, the recruitment process is a crucial part of a...

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Remembering Energetic Educator and Scholar Biology Professor Emeritus John Winkelmann
Dec11

Remembering Energetic Educator and Scholar Biology Professor Emeritus John Winkelmann

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor Gettysburg College lost a prolific and energetic educator, Biology Professor Emeritus John Winkelmann, who died on Oct. 13, 2020. Winkelmann retired from Gettysburg in 2013 after a tenure of fifty years. His wife, Helen, still serves as a lab instructor for the Biology Department. Winkelmann will be remembered by faculty, staff, and students in the Gettysburg community as a kind, dedicated teacher...

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Reflections on ‘Diligent’ Interfaith Leader Chaplain Kristin Largen’s Tenure at Gettysburg
Dec10

Reflections on ‘Diligent’ Interfaith Leader Chaplain Kristin Largen’s Tenure at Gettysburg

By Daniel Jones, Contributing Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 14, College Chaplain and Associate Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life Kristin Largen announced she would be stepping down from her position after serving the Gettysburg community for 14 years, both on the faculty at Gettysburg and as a theology teacher at the United Lutheran Seminary. The announcement came shortly after  Largen’s alma mater, The Wartburg Theological Seminary...

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