Weekly Roundup Oct. 26 – Oct 30
Oct27

Weekly Roundup Oct. 26 – Oct 30

Compiled By Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Tuesday, Oct. 27:   Research 101: Working with RefWorks Held virtually from 4:00 to 4:30 P.M. Join the Musselman Library staff in learning how to use RefWorks to cite sources.     GET-Together: The Drive Behind Success   Held virtually from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. President and co-founder of Thunder11 and author of Primitive – Tapping the Primal Drive that Powers the...

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Sexual Assault Prevention Fair Engages Students Virtually, Uses Instagram as a Platform
Oct27

Sexual Assault Prevention Fair Engages Students Virtually, Uses Instagram as a Platform

By Alli Dayton, Staff Writer The purpose of the week-long event was to “[focus] on education in sexual assault prevention,” according to the organizer, Kristin Haugen ’21.  When Haugen initially began designing the Sexual Assault Prevention Fair in February, she envisioned it in the style of the activity fair, with tables representing each group in attendance. In her original plan, students could have approached the tables to discuss...

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After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year
Oct22

After Significant Debate, Faculty Approve Expanded S/U Grading Option for the ’20-’21 Academic Year

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief A motion to expand access to the S/U grading option for Gettysburg College students passed during Thursday afternoon’s previously unscheduled faculty meeting, just one week after the initial motion failed. Faculty approved five amendments to the motion, collectively granting students more flexibility and options when it comes to their grades during this academic year. Three amendments were suggested...

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Blast from the Past—October 20, 2020 Edition
Oct22

Blast from the Past—October 20, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer  This week in 1970, there was heated debate about having a modern-style observation tower on Cemetery Ridge. Many locals did not want the tower to be put in. Some gave environmental reasons for not wanting the tower, while others pointed out that the aesthetic was too modern for Gettysburg. The town told local citizens that they had already given their approval of the tower and that the project was...

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Dean Julie Ramsey Expected to Step Down from Position at the End of December
Oct21

Dean Julie Ramsey Expected to Step Down from Position at the End of December

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor On Tuesday afternoon, President Bob Iuliano announced in an email to the college community that Dean of Students and Vice President of College Life Julie Ramsey would be retiring after 40 years at Gettysburg College. Ramsey will officially step down from her roles on December 31 and retire fully either at the conclusion of the strategic planning process, with which she is involved or at the end of...

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Senate Names Jones as Inclusion Officer, Removes Club Liaison Position
Oct20

Senate Names Jones as Inclusion Officer, Removes Club Liaison Position

Kyle Beatty ‘23, Staff Writer As the first order of old business, the Senate voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the Constitution that was tabled last Monday. The amendment formally removed the Clubs Liaison position that had remained vacant this semester. The main event of the evening was the introduction of the three candidates for the new Inclusion Officer position: Diversity Committee Chair Alexandros Economou-Garcia...

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