Class of 2020 Commencement to be Held on Homecoming Weekend
Apr15

Class of 2020 Commencement to be Held on Homecoming Weekend

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief  The Class of 2020 will celebrate their commencement ceremony on Sunday, September 26 during Homecoming weekend. In a message to the campus community, Commencement Coordinator Erin Eline Aumen noted that the decision was made with the hope that the fall will allow greater flexibility to gather safely, and with fewer COVID-19 restrictions.  Aumen also noted that the postponement will provide the new...

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S/U Grading Option Deadline Extended for Students
Apr15

S/U Grading Option Deadline Extended for Students

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 24, the Registrar Brian Reese and the Dean of Academic Advising and Support Services Charmaine Cruise sent an email to the Gettysburg College student body informing them of a modification to the college’s S/U grading policy. The college faculty approved Thursday, May 20 as the deadline to select S/U as the grading option for a Spring 2021 course. “Course(s) taken S/U for the Spring 2021...

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Blast from the Past—April 13, 2021 Edition
Apr15

Blast from the Past—April 13, 2021 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1916, the orchestra held a concert in New Oxford. They had been practicing the music since early March. They also had a concert in Taneytown, MD, but they had to miss a concert and dance that weekend to go to Taneytown. On the trip back from Taneytown, one of the stagecoaches had a broken axle, so the students in that stagecoach had to stay at Taneytown in the hotel another night before...

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Weekly Roundup April 12-18
Apr13

Weekly Roundup April 12-18

Compiled by Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor Monday, Apr 12 Computer Science Info Session- AEW Held virtually from 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. As part of Academic Exploration Week, join the Computer Science department to learn more about the major and ask questions about the department and courses. Spanish Info Session- AEW Held virtually from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. As part of Academic Exploration Week, join the Spanish...

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Dr. Hakim Williams Receives U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program Award
Apr13

Dr. Hakim Williams Receives U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program Award

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer On April 2, the U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced that Dr. Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams, a professor at Gettysburg College, has received a U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program Award. Williams is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies, Director of Peace and Justice Studies, an Affiliate of Education, and an Advisory Council Member for International and Global Studies, Public Policy,...

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Political Science Department Releases Statement in Support of Asian Americans
Apr11

Political Science Department Releases Statement in Support of Asian Americans

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer In response to the murder of six Asian-American women in Georgia this March, the Political Science Department has released a statement titled “Standing with Asian Americans #StopAAPIHate.” The statement asserts the department’s intention to stand in solidarity with the AAPI community at Gettysburg College and the #StopAAPIHate movement through continuing anti-racist work in their classrooms and...

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