Class of 2024 Participates in Long-Awaited First-Year Walk
Sep27

Class of 2024 Participates in Long-Awaited First-Year Walk

By Laken Franchetti, Contributing Writer On Thursday, Sept. 23, the Class of 2024 participated in their First-Year walk to the Gettysburg National Cemetery. The tradition, unique to Gettysburg College, began 17 years ago to honor the 1863 trek made by students, faculty, and community members to where President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. President Bob Iuliano and Vice President of College Life and Dean of...

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“These Hands Don’t Haze” Event with ADPI and Sigma Chi
Sep26

“These Hands Don’t Haze” Event with ADPI and Sigma Chi

By Chloe Dembiec, Contributing Writer On Friday, Sept. 24, students gathered on Stine Lake to spread awareness about the dangers of hazing through an event called “These Hands Don’t Haze.” This event, hosted by the Alpha Delta Pi (ADPI)  sorority the Sigma Chi fraternity, is meant to bring attention to how dangerous hazing can be through education and awareness initiatives. At the event, members of both ADPI and Sigma Chi talked to...

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Prof. Campbell Hetrick Appointed to Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Council
Sep23

Prof. Campbell Hetrick Appointed to Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Council

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Monday, Sept. 13, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order to create the Pennsylvania Redistricting Advisory Council. Among this new six-member council is Gettysburg College Chair of Mathematics and Associate Professor Beth Campbell Hetrick.  Campbell Hetrick’s appointment is due to her extensive experience related to voting and redistricting. In her First-Year Seminar (FYS), The Mathematics of...

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Student Senate: Printers Returned to Library, Committee Meetings Begin
Sep20

Student Senate: Printers Returned to Library, Committee Meetings Begin

By Gracie Meisner, Contributing Writer Monday’s Student Senate meeting included an update about printers being returned into the library, logistics for committee meetings and the liaison program, and the passing of two amendments.  President Syd Quan ‘22 followed up on last week’s printer debacle with an update that four printers were installed in the basement of Musselman Library, near the vending machines. She explained that a...

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Eisenhower Institute’s Constitution Day Lecture Examines Texas Abortion Law
Sep19

Eisenhower Institute’s Constitution Day Lecture Examines Texas Abortion Law

By Vanessa Igras, Staff Writer On Friday, Sep. 17, the Eisenhower Institute hosted a lecture analyzing the Texas Abortion Law in light of this year’s Constitution Day, which marks the 65th anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s signing of the proclamation that designates Sep. 17 through 23 as Constitution Week. Chair of the Public Policy Department and faculty leader at the Eisenhower Institute Professor Anne...

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Asian Culture Celebrated at Mid-Autumn Festival
Sep19

Asian Culture Celebrated at Mid-Autumn Festival

By Laken Franchetti, Contributing Writer The Vietnamese Student Association and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association co-hosted the Mid-Autumn Festival on September 17 to celebrate the cultures and traditions of numerous Asian countries. The associations define the festival as a celebration of the autumn harvest that “marks a joyous occasion when the work is finished and there’s time to spend with loved ones.” It typically is...

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