Class of 2022 Commencement
May16

Class of 2022 Commencement

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor On Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m., graduates of Gettysburg College’s class of 2022 lined up to process through Pennsylvania Hall. This college tradition has students pass through the building during their first year at Opening Convocation and then again for graduation. The Processional was led by College Marshal and History Professor Michael J. Birkner ’72, and the Commencement Brass...

Read More
International Club Hosts Holi Festival
May06

International Club Hosts Holi Festival

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer During Gettysburg College’s first Springfest since the COVID-19 pandemic, students celebrated the Holi festival on Stine Lake. Students gathered on Saturday afternoon to eat food, dance, and enjoy the sun. Holi is a traditional Hindu festival also known as “The Festival of Spring” or “The Festival of Colors.” The festival originated in India and celebrates the victory of good over...

Read More
Student Senate 4/25: Awards and Inductions for Final Meeting of the Semester
May04

Student Senate 4/25: Awards and Inductions for Final Meeting of the Semester

By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief The last Student Senate meeting of the semester included an induction ceremony for newly elected senators, presentation of awards, and thank you messages from the executive board. Officer Reports, Notes of Gratitude and Awards President Syd Quan ’22 began by thanking Senate for the work over the past year. “I am at a loss of words because I’ve been dedicated to this for the past four years,” Quan...

Read More
The Eisenhower Institute Hosts Republican Gubernatorial Debate
Apr27

The Eisenhower Institute Hosts Republican Gubernatorial Debate

By Sarah Laud, Staff Writer On April 19, the Eisenhower Institute hosted a Republican Gubernatorial Debate for the upcoming primary election. The event was sponsored by Spotlight Pennsylvania, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Tribe Live, and PennLive Patriot News. Editor in Chief and Director of Spotlight PA Christopher Baxter organized the debate.  Scott Lamar from Harrisburg’s WITF public radio moderated the debate. Journalists Eva...

Read More
Walk Raises Funds for Adams County Sexual Assault Services
Apr27

Walk Raises Funds for Adams County Sexual Assault Services

By Ava Burchell, Staff Writer On April 27, Gettysburg College students lined up on Stine Lake to participate in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX and Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) organized the event to combat gender stereotypes and spark conversation about gender and sexual violence. Participants, many of whom were male, put on high heels and walked a mile around the campus of Gettysburg College. Before...

Read More
Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend
Apr26

Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, Gettysburg College students gathered to celebrate the tradition of Springfest for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many on-campus organizations collaborated to create engaging events for the weekend. The weekend kicked off on Friday with Earth Day Fest in the Attic, featuring a 1970s theme and live music for students to enjoy....

Read More