Opinion: What Should the Role of Greek Life Be On Campus?
Nov15

Opinion: What Should the Role of Greek Life Be On Campus?

Compiled by George Malian, Opinions Editor Ziv Carmi `23, History Major, Civil War Era Studies and Public History Minor “While the ubiquitous Greek life and party culture seems to be an establishment of Gettysburg College, it is a part of the college’s social structure that should not exist. Besides the inherent health and legal risks arising from these parties, Greek life deeply divides us; many of us who choose not to participate...

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Cesanek Collects Tabs Through ADPi for Charity
Nov14

Cesanek Collects Tabs Through ADPi for Charity

By Gracie Meisner, Staff Writer For Nicole Cesanek ’24, finding ways to change the world for the better is nothing new. In elementary school, Cesanek’s school administration started a school-wide aluminum pop tab collection competition between homerooms to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Philadelphia, including Family Rooms, Care Mobiles, and the Ronald McDonald House, which serve families who have children...

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Opinion: The Brighter Side of Greek Life
Nov13

Opinion: The Brighter Side of Greek Life

By Miranda Zamora, Contributing Writer I always used to tell myself that I would never join a sorority. It just never seemed like my kind of thing. I was worried about hazing and cliques, and was especially concerned about the price tag that comes with joining Greek life. So, I joined Alpha Phi Omega on campus as an alternative to joining a social Greek organization. It’s cheaper and focuses more on service to the community. But now,...

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Postcard from Abroad: Danish Sites, Tours, and Treats
Nov13

Postcard from Abroad: Danish Sites, Tours, and Treats

By Lacey Weynand, Contributing Writer COPENHAGEN – When I originally decided to study in Copenhagen, Denmark back in spring 2020, I had no idea what the world was about to experience. After having to postpone my semester abroad twice, I could not believe it when I actually landed in Kastrup Airport. It felt as if it were a dream, even now as I’m nearing the halfway point in the semester. Being a student in Copenhagen has been a...

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Senior Spotlight: Alexi Ralston
Nov12

Senior Spotlight: Alexi Ralston

By Laken Franchetti, Staff Writer Alexi Ralston ’22, a theatre arts and English with a writing concentration double major, is the president of Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI). SAI is a fraternity on campus that is open to anyone who identifies as a woman and shares a commitment to music. Ralston joined the organization the first semester of her sophomore year at the encouragement of friends from her marching band section. Her junior year, she...

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Sigma Alpha Iota Advances Women’s Equality in Music
Nov12

Sigma Alpha Iota Advances Women’s Equality in Music

By Noelle Muni, Contributing Writer Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) is an international fraternity of music for women and a self-described philanthropic organization that focuses on raising money to spread awareness of and accessibility to music all over the nation, while also creating a supportive network where women in music are celebrated. The Epsilon Beta chapter here at Gettysburg College fundraises, finances, and hosts social events in...

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