Jazz Appreciation Society Hosts 17th Annual Swing Dance
Nov15

Jazz Appreciation Society Hosts 17th Annual Swing Dance

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer On Friday, Oct. 12 Gettysburg students gathered in the CUB ballroom for an evening of jazz, swing dance, and old-fashioned festivities.  Flyers posted across campus alerted students to the semi-formal dress requirement as well as a pre-dance swing lesson taught by Swing! Club at 8 p.m. After the hour-long swing session, participants arrived in their formal wear ready to dance. After the Buzz Jones Big...

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Former Phi Gamma Delta House Becomes Athena House
Nov15

Former Phi Gamma Delta House Becomes Athena House

By Alli Dayton, News Editor Athena House, the location of the former Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, is home to a female-only cohort of sorority women, overseen by the Office of Student Activities and Greek Life (OSAGL). 24 women, who are members of Gettysburg College’s six Panhellenic sororities, live in the house. OSAGL created the house, in coordination with the Panhellenic Council, to address the wishes conveyed by sorority...

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Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 Positive Test Policy
Nov14

Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 Positive Test Policy

By Gracie Meisner, Staff Writer In the midst of ever-changing and evolving COVID-19 mitigation policies at Gettysburg College, many students are unclear on the college’s steps when a student tests positive for COVID-19. Associate Dean of College Life Jim Duffy provided an overview of the college’s policy. “When a student tests positive for COVID-19, the student is notified by our Health Services staff. The student is then moved...

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Cesanek Collects Tabs Through ADPi for Charity
Nov14

Cesanek Collects Tabs Through ADPi for Charity

By Gracie Meisner, Staff Writer For Nicole Cesanek ’24, finding ways to change the world for the better is nothing new. In elementary school, Cesanek’s school administration started a school-wide aluminum pop tab collection competition between homerooms to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Philadelphia, including Family Rooms, Care Mobiles, and the Ronald McDonald House, which serve families who have children...

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Three Positive Cases: Universal Indoor Masking Effective Immediately
Nov12

Three Positive Cases: Universal Indoor Masking Effective Immediately

By Nicole DeJacimo, Managing Editor Today, Vice President and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich emailed the campus community to re-enact the campus-wide indoor mask mandate for every student, regardless of vaccination status. In the past 24 hours, three more students have tested positive, after finding six positive cases related to one student group. The only exceptions to the masking mandate when vaccinated students are in their...

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Six Positive Cases Brings COVID-19 Total for Fall Semester Up to 15
Nov11

Six Positive Cases Brings COVID-19 Total for Fall Semester Up to 15

Yesterday, Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich sent out a campus-wide email updating the College community on the current COVID-19 situation. Over the past week, there were six positive cases among students, bringing the semester total up to 15. She clarified that these cases were restrained to one student group; the positive cases are in quarantine and mitigation strategies have been put in place for the...

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