Walk Raises Funds for Adams County Sexual Assault Services
Apr27

Walk Raises Funds for Adams County Sexual Assault Services

By Ava Burchell, Staff Writer On April 27, Gettysburg College students lined up on Stine Lake to participate in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX and Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) organized the event to combat gender stereotypes and spark conversation about gender and sexual violence. Participants, many of whom were male, put on high heels and walked a mile around the campus of Gettysburg College. Before...

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Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend
Apr26

Students Celebrate Springfest Weekend

By Alli Dayton, News Editor On Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, Gettysburg College students gathered to celebrate the tradition of Springfest for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many on-campus organizations collaborated to create engaging events for the weekend. The weekend kicked off on Friday with Earth Day Fest in the Attic, featuring a 1970s theme and live music for students to enjoy....

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Hillel and Public Policy Student Council Host Congressman Raskin
Apr24

Hillel and Public Policy Student Council Host Congressman Raskin

By Laken Franchetti, Assistant News Editor Hillel and the Public Policy Student Council hosted Congressman Jamie Raskin on campus Saturday, April 23.  Raskin serves as the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.  Hillel executive board member Emily Sullivan introduced Raskin, and he spoke on his Jewish background and current politics. Raskin began by addressing how he typically does not accept invitations to...

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The Weekly Roundup: April 25-May 1
Apr24

The Weekly Roundup: April 25-May 1

Compiled by Ava Burchell, Staff Writer   Monday, April 25 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Psychology Honors Research Presentations, McCreary Hall 101 Darrah Auditorium 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., LACLS Capstone Presentations, Weidensall Hall 302 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Art History Senior Capstone Symposium, Pennsylvania Hall Lyceum 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., WGS 120 Change making Project, College Union Building Green 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Chief Diversity...

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Heavy Advisee Loads and Overflowing Classes: What the Faculty’s Vote to Delay Curriculum Changes Means
Apr21

Heavy Advisee Loads and Overflowing Classes: What the Faculty’s Vote to Delay Curriculum Changes Means

By Nicole DeJacimo, Managing Editor At the Feb. 17 faculty meeting, the Curriculum Review Committee (CRC) proposed that the optimal student cohort size for incoming classes in the future will be around 640 students and the number of full-time faculty will be 220. The new strategic plan, which is tied to Gettysburg’s updated curriculum, will determine which academic departments will be expanded and which will face budget cuts. New...

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Student Senate 4/18: Review of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Technocratic Forum
Apr21

Student Senate 4/18: Review of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Technocratic Forum

By Sarah Laud, Staff Writer President Sydney Quan ’22 called Senate to order on the evening of April 19. Secretary Evelyn Datte ’24 then took roll.  Officer reports began with Quan announcing next week being Senate’s last meeting of the semester and the 2021-2022 school year. It will also close Quan’s position as president of Senate before her graduation from the college.  Vice President Miranda Zamora ’23 reminded the floor that...

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