GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation
Sep22

GLC Leadership Certificate Program Kicks Off with Orientation

By Gauri Mangala, Staff Writer On Tuesday, the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC) hosted its annual orientation for their Gettysburg College Leadership Certificate Program. Students of all class years joined in the CUB Ballroom to learn more about the year-long program in which they are able to enrich their leadership skills. “Any student, no matter what their major is or what they decide to do outside of the classroom, gets...

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Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend
Sep20

Alumni Return for Gettysburg College’s 2017 Homecoming Weekend

By Maddie Neiman, Staff Writer Over the weekend, Gettysburg College welcomed back alumni for Homecoming celebrations and received an enthusiastic attendance. Special events, including the Class of 2012’s Five Year Reunion and the Swimmers’ Reunion, prompted many alumni to return, and others came to reconnect with friends, classmates, professors, and the Gettysburg campus. Although 468 alumni registered to attend, the Development,...

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Blasts from the Past: September 21, 2017
Sep19

Blasts from the Past: September 21, 2017

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1917, an editorial in The Gettysburgian discussed the issue of the day a century ago, World War I. The editorial asked the question that was on the minds of young men at the time: how am I serving the country during the war? Am I making a right decision to study in college rather than fighting? The editorial stated that if one was studying to go into a necessary field of work after the...

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Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault
Sep17

Gettysburg Anticipates No Changes Amid DeVos’s Statements on Sexual Assault

By Kate Delaney, Contributing Writer On Thursday, September 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intent to rescind federal guidance for handling sexual assault allegations that lowered the evidentiary standard in such investigations, criticizing the Obama administration’s system as having “failed too many students,” even stating, “The results of the [Obama administration’s] approach? Everyone...

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Senate Discusses Statement on DACA, New Budget Procedures in Second Meeting
Sep13

Senate Discusses Statement on DACA, New Budget Procedures in Second Meeting

By Miranda Feeley, Staff Writer The second Student Senate meeting of the semester began without a quorum, preventing any official votes from being held. The Executive Board reminded representatives and senators that three unexcused absences could result in consequences such as removal of the official or probation of the club. They then proceeded to business that did not require voting. Treasurer Sarah Berkowitz introduced a new method...

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First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience
Sep13

First-Year Class Engages with Post-Apocalyptic Novel in Common Reading Experience

By Thea Toocheck, Contributing Writer What happens when humanity has to start from scratch? Station Eleven is Emily St. John Mandel’s fourth novel and this year’s choice for the first-year common reading, a program designed to give incoming students a chance to connect through a novel’s themes and messages. The novel begins the night the Georgia Flu, an epidemic with a 99 percent mortality rate, hits Toronto. Within weeks, most of the...

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