Student Senate Adopts Hybrid Meeting Model, Discusses Concerns About Mobile Health Testing
Feb22

Student Senate Adopts Hybrid Meeting Model, Discusses Concerns About Mobile Health Testing

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor  On Monday, Feb. 15, Student Senate held its first in-person meeting in nearly a year in Mara auditorium. With a capacity of 29 people, Mara was able to hold voting members while all other attending parties tuned in via Zoom. Five members of the executive board attended the in-person meeting, and Secretary Jenna Giordano ‘23 joined virtually. The spring semester affinity group leaders along with a few...

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In Email To Gettysburg’s Senior Class, Iuliano Announces Plans To Maintain Traditions This Spring
Feb18

In Email To Gettysburg’s Senior Class, Iuliano Announces Plans To Maintain Traditions This Spring

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor On the afternoon of Feb. 18, President Bob Iuliano wrote an email to the class of 2021. “Your class has been on my mind a lot this year, but especially as of late, as you settle into your final semester as Gettysburg students,” he began.  Iuliano expressed sympathy for the seniors experiencing their final year far differently from what they may have expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “In...

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Iuliano Updates Faculty on Vaccination Prospects, APPC Proposes Motion Expanding the S/U Grading Option
Feb18

Iuliano Updates Faculty on Vaccination Prospects, APPC Proposes Motion Expanding the S/U Grading Option

  By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief  Feb. 18 Faculty Meeting Key Takeaways : Last week there were no new cases of COVID-19 among the student body. From what we know so far from this week’s testing, there are still zero cases on campus.  President Iuliano is confident that faculty and staff working on campus will have access to vaccines when the state moves into vaccination Phase 1B.  Provost Chris Zappe announced that professors...

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Blast From the Past—February 16, 2021 Edition
Feb18

Blast From the Past—February 16, 2021 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1966, the College Machine Room was open to all students and faculty on Mondays that semester and had a total of twelve hours a week it would be open. The Machine Room housed the college’s collection of calculating and adding machines. Various departments on campus made it possible to create such a room, including the Economic and Business Administration Department, the Mathematics...

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Amid Pandemic, First-Year Class Size Drops Lowest in Recent Memory
Feb17

Amid Pandemic, First-Year Class Size Drops Lowest in Recent Memory

  By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief In 2018, 748 students matriculated at Gettysburg with their sights on being members of the class of 2022. This past fall, just two years later, that number dropped by more than 14 percent. There are 640 students in the current first-year cohort. “At our highpoint, in 2013, we had slightly more than 2,700 students enrolled,” Iuliano said in an address to the campus community on Oct. 29. “This...

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Survivors Protest Draws Attention To Campus Sexual Assault Problem
Feb16

Survivors Protest Draws Attention To Campus Sexual Assault Problem

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor Survivors of Gettysburg, an organization dedicated to the issue of sexual assault on campus, held a protest the second week of classes where students would order posters from them and hang them in their windows. These posters made statements such as, “Gettysburg College Has a Rape Problem” or “Gettysburg College Has a Stalking Problem.” “Our goal with this protest was to draw attention to the issue of...

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