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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Gettysburgians Craft Handmade Masks for the Community During the Pandemic
Oct09

Gettysburgians Craft Handmade Masks for the Community During the Pandemic

By Kayla Ellis, Contributing Writer Wearing a mask is one of the best ways to prevent contracting and spreading the coronavirus, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mask-wearing is part of our responsibility as community members to protect others from sickness.  While many settle for store-bought masks, there are some members of the Gettysburg College community that have found a way to make protective...

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A Note from the Magazine Editor: On Stories, Humanity, and Our Digital Edition
Oct09

A Note from the Magazine Editor: On Stories, Humanity, and Our Digital Edition

Dear Reader, While taking in all the events in our nation and institution’s recent history, my first thought of putting together a magazine at the end of 2020 was “Where do I begin?” We’re enduring a pandemic that set our college’s plan for normal instruction into disarray; not to mention the backdrop of the approaching election and recent social uproar for justice on many fronts. I’d be lying (and certainly would not be alone) if I...

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