Peace and Justice Studies Minor Holds Restorative Justice Circle for Project Requirement
Dec07

Peace and Justice Studies Minor Holds Restorative Justice Circle for Project Requirement

By Laurel Bennett, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, a Restorative Justice Circle was held in Glatfelter Lodge at 8 p.m. The event was organized by Jacob Singleton ’22, a mid-year graduate, to fulfill a requirement for his Peace and Justice Studies Minor. The event was open to all students on campus. Restorative Justice Circles are commonly held in K-12 schools, churches, and prisons as a way to build a sense of community and equality....

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College Says Individual in Animal Cruelty Video Is Not a Gettysburg College Student
Dec07

College Says Individual in Animal Cruelty Video Is Not a Gettysburg College Student

By Katie Oglesby, Editor-in-Chief On Friday, Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities Elizabeth Farner sent out a campus-wide email regarding a video showing an act of animal cruelty. Farner said students on campus received threats in response to this video, but that the individual in the video has been misidentified and is not a student at Gettysburg College. Campus Safety and the Gettysburg Police Department investigated and...

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Partnership Begins with University of Virginia’s Batten School, Applications for Master’s Program Open Until Mid-January
Dec07

Partnership Begins with University of Virginia’s Batten School, Applications for Master’s Program Open Until Mid-January

By Gracie Meisner, Assistant News Editor Last month, Jeff Chidester, Executive Director of External Affairs at University of Virginia’s highly-ranked Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, visited Gettysburg College to speak with students about the unique graduate-school benefits available to them through a new partnership between the two institutions.  The University of Virginia Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy’s...

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Campus Safety Crime Log: Nov. 28 -Dec. 4, 2022
Dec06

Campus Safety Crime Log: Nov. 28 -Dec. 4, 2022

Compiled by Alexis Doyle, Staff Writer Monday, Nov. 28 Vandalism: Paul Hall; Closed (No Known Suspects or Witnesses) Vandalism: Musselman Hall; Closed (No Known Suspects or Witnesses) Larceny: Stevens Hall; Closed (No Known Suspects or Witnesses) Larceny/Vandalism: Huber Hall; Closed (No Known Suspects or Witnesses) Tuesday, Nov. 29 No Crimes Reported Wednesday, Nov. 30 Vandalism: Huber Hall; Closed (No Known Suspects or Witnesses)...

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Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX’s 2021-2022 Statistics Reveal Significant Increase in Reports from Year Prior
Dec06

Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX’s 2021-2022 Statistics Reveal Significant Increase in Reports from Year Prior

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor On Monday, Director of the Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX Amanda Blaugher sent an email to the campus community detailing the updated Title IX reporting statistics from fall 2017 to spring 2022. This email retains the office’s decision since 2020 to routinely release five-year aggregate Title IX statistics to the College.   From fall 2021 to spring 2022, Blaugher said that her office...

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Burgburst Brings Together Diverse Student Communities on Campus
Dec05

Burgburst Brings Together Diverse Student Communities on Campus

By Katie Oglesby, Editor-in-Chief Burgburst, Gettysburg College’s annual event celebrating diverse cultures on campus, brought hundreds of students to the College Union Building Ballroom on Saturday. The theme was “landmarks” and the dinner tables were covered with decorations and postcards of landmarks around the world. The event began with dinner comprised of food from around the world. Student cultural organizations hosted tables...

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