The Unnecessary Cost of Watching Sports in 2022
Dec19

The Unnecessary Cost of Watching Sports in 2022

By Max Ferguson, Staff Writer The advent of streaming services has made watching your favorite TV shows much more convenient and cost effective than cable. Consumers save money by only purchasing the streaming services with the content they want to consume. According to US News and World Report, the average American household’s yearly cable cost is $2609.04. The four major streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+) total...

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New Age for the King of Horror: Review of Stephen King’s “Fairy Tale”
Dec18

New Age for the King of Horror: Review of Stephen King’s “Fairy Tale”

By Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Stephen King’s newest novel “Fairy Tale” follows Charlie Reade, a high school athlete, through his, sometimes troubling, life. Charlie was ten when his mother was killed in a hit-and-run which drove his father to alcoholism. While his father searched for sobriety, Charlie gets mixed up with the wrong people, causing him to feel intense guilt over his wrongdoings. In the name of repenting his misdeeds,...

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What Does The Gettysburgian Mean to You?—In Reflection of 125 Years of Publication
Dec18

What Does The Gettysburgian Mean to You?—In Reflection of 125 Years of Publication

Compiled by Mikelyn Britt, Opinions Editor Phoebe Doscher ’22 “I joined The Gettysburgian before I even stepped foot on campus my first year, so in many ways, the publication has grown up with me as a student and guided me on a personal and professional level. I am indebted to The Gettysburgian for helping me get connected to campus life, making me feel more confident as a writer and editor, and bringing me closer to an...

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At the Intersection of Politics and Technology: Kat Atwater ’07
Dec18

At the Intersection of Politics and Technology: Kat Atwater ’07

By Kyle Hammerness, Features Editor The billions of dollars spent on elections often overlook the people on the ground who work tirelessly to campaign and build vast networks of groundbreaking technology to direct this money to where it is needed most. Kat Atwater ’07 is a Gettysburg alumna who works in Washington D.C. and has a hand in this campaign work. Growing up in Denver, Colorado, Atwater knew that she wanted to attend a small...

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From Gettysburg to the Republican National Committee: The Journey of Gabriella Bucci ’19
Dec18

From Gettysburg to the Republican National Committee: The Journey of Gabriella Bucci ’19

By Gracie Meisner, Assistant News Editor For Gabriella Bucci ’19, venturing outside her comfort zone and leaning into alumni connections mark her journey from a student at Gettysburg College to Deputy Director of Media Affairs at the Republican National Committee (RNC).  Bucci always knew she wanted to work in Washington, D.C. It was spring semester of 2019, she recalled, right before her graduation, when a few alumni from her...

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What Study Abroad Means to Students Amid Changes to CGE
Dec17

What Study Abroad Means to Students Amid Changes to CGE

By Ava Burchell, Staff Writer At Gettysburg College, studying abroad is an integral part of the student experience. About 50 percent of the student population spends a semester abroad. Not only is studying abroad required or “very strongly encouraged” for certain majors like German and French, but it is also an experience like no other.  German Studies Associate Professor Kerry Wallach said, “Study abroad provides access to a unique...

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