Students Protest Administration’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
Sep03

Students Protest Administration’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer Shortly after the College’s town hall, students stood outside of Servo with signs calling for Greek Life to be held more accountable on campus. The protest was held due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases on campus and general misconduct. Organized mostly by members of Humor House, and joined by a small group of first-years, nearly a dozen students protested how the administration conducted...

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Senate Welcomed New FY Senators and Discussed COVID-19 Behavior Rules
Sep03

Senate Welcomed New FY Senators and Discussed COVID-19 Behavior Rules

By Kyle Beatty, staff writer President Kurtis Grey ‘21 welcomed all students and senators to the second student senate meeting of the academic year, held over Zoom on Monday, August 31st. After roll call, Parliamentarian Lauren Browning ‘22 noted that to be added to the roll, clubs should register or renew their registration through Engage Gettysburg. Grey and Secretary Jenna Giordano ‘23 welcomed the newly elected first-year senators...

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Blast From the Past: Sept. 2, 2020 Edition
Sep02

Blast From the Past: Sept. 2, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer   This week in 2005, the Honor Code was in the final stages of a major overhaul. Created in 1957, the administration decided it needed to be updated. For two years, the college did just that. The college surveyed the students and found that some felt it was just a moral responsibility and that the students should not sign every paper or exam with the pledge. Others felt it was one of the best things...

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Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level
Sep01

Mandatory Campus-Wide Quarantine After College Reaches High Alert Level

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Producer Gettysburg College is now at a high alert level and will enact a campus-wide quarantine starting at 10 PM tonight after 25 of 348 tests received this week came back positive, according to an email from Dean Ramsey. These protocols will be in place at least through the end of this week. “It appears that most—but not all—of these positive cases relate to...

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Weekly Roundup Aug. 31 – Sept. 4
Sep01

Weekly Roundup Aug. 31 – Sept. 4

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Tuesday, Sept. 1: The 2020 Elections: An Overview 7:00 p.m. via Zoom Professors Scott Boddery and Bruce Larson of the Political Science Department begin a series centered around the 2020 election.   Wednesday, Sept. 2: Virtual Gallery Talk with Student Curators Carolyn Hauk ‘21 and Joy Zanghi ’21 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom The student curators of “Mexico and the People: Revolutionary...

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Two Greek Organizations Face Disciplinary Action After Recruitment Weekend
Sep01

Two Greek Organizations Face Disciplinary Action After Recruitment Weekend

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Recruitment for sororities and fraternities returned took place last weekend. This weekend, the administration announced that the college is taking action due to unapproved gatherings with improper mask usage and social distancing—a sorority has been suspended and a fraternity is facing disciplinary consequences. All Greek pledging events have been canceled.  “Delta Gamma is currently on...

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