Blasts from the Past: December 7, 2018
Dec13

Blasts from the Past: December 7, 2018

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1898, several of the music groups on campus had their performances for the end of the semester. The Glee and Mandolin Clubs sang that week in two different concerts with large audiences at both. The Gettysburgian wrote, “frequent and painstaking practice is bringing the clubs up to a high standard of excellence.” Each one picked wonderful selections, although they do not list what the two...

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College Seeks to Expand Diversity in Greek Life
Dec12

College Seeks to Expand Diversity in Greek Life

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Gettysburg College hosted the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) 101, “The Origins of the Divine 9” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the Junction. Historically the council for African American Greek-lettered fraternities and sororities, the NPHC oversaw Tuesday’s event and regularly governs these organizations in various schools. Members of the Dickinson and Shippensburg Chapters of sororities and fraternities...

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DPS Crime Log: November 12-December 2, 2018
Dec11

DPS Crime Log: November 12-December 2, 2018

Compiled by Kaley Michael, Staff Writer November 12, 2018 (Monday) Sex Offense- Fondling at Unknown Location on Campus; Closed- Referred to Title IX Coordinator Sex Offense-Fondling at Unknown Location on Campus; Closed-Referred to Title IX Coordinator November 13, 2018 (Tuesday) Vandalism- Computer Monitor Damaged at Glatfelter Hall; Closed: Referred to Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR) Drug Abuse Violations:...

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Management Department Developing Plans for New Business Major
Dec10

Management Department Developing Plans for New Business Major

By Phoebe Doscher, Staff Writer Plans are underway in the college’s management department to introduce a new business major. According to department chairperson Dr. Heather Odle-Dusseau, the department has already spent time developing the course listing and the dual-major aspect of this new major. They will continue to work on the proposal through the spring, including planning capstone and elective courses. Originally, the Provost’s...

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Senate Holds Final Meeting of Semester. Quorum Sends Opinion on News Reporting of Senate Back to Committee.
Dec05

Senate Holds Final Meeting of Semester. Quorum Sends Opinion on News Reporting of Senate Back to Committee.

By Joseph Maguschak, Staff Writer Vice President Patrick Custer ’19 began Student Senate’s Monday, December 3 meeting by announcing that Randy Feeley ’21 has been chosen as the Senate Committee on Greek Life’s non-Greek Committee Chair and that Custer himself had been chosen as the Greek Committee Chair. Proposed Constitutional Amendment The Senate voted on a constitutional amendment that had been tabled the week prior, making...

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Complaint Filed Against College, Phi Sigma Kappa Alleges Failure to Address Sexual Assault
Dec05

Complaint Filed Against College, Phi Sigma Kappa Alleges Failure to Address Sexual Assault

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief A civil complaint filed in federal court in October says that the college violated Title IX by failing to investigate a reported sexual assault that allegedly occurred in October 2016. Kelsi Kennedy, who was visiting her brother Ryan, at the time a Gettysburg College senior, alleges that she went to a party at 343 Carlisle Street on October 22, 2016, was served alcohol, was led to a smaller room...

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