COVID-19 Changes Health Center Procedures
Oct14

COVID-19 Changes Health Center Procedures

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer As students traversed campus this semester, they met a maze of arrows directing traffic and a sea of multicolored masks on every sidewalk. Like all facilities on campus, the Gettysburg College Health Center found itself having to make a number of changes to tackle the current public health crisis and create a safe environment for students at this time. According to Director of Health Services Judith...

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Blast from the Past—October 14, 2020 Edition
Oct14

Blast from the Past—October 14, 2020 Edition

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer This week in 1910, some improvements were made concerning dormitory life for the school year. New regulations were put in place by the Student Council, which were distributed to students on notecards that they could hang in their dorm. While they didn’t specify what the new rules were, they hoped that all students would carefully read them, as if affected their dorm experience for the semester, and...

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Weekly Roundup Oct. 12 to Oct. 16
Oct12

Weekly Roundup Oct. 12 to Oct. 16

Compiled By Katie Oglesby, News Editor   Monday, Oct. 12:   Women in American Politics Held virtually at 5:00 P.M. with members of HerCampus Gettysburg. The discussion will be about the role of women in politics both historically and in conjunction with the 2020 Presidential Election. Tuesday, Oct. 13:   Conversations 2020: Women and Identity Politics in Elections Held virtually from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Professor of...

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The Office of Sexual Respect Adjusts to New Title IX Regulations, Addresses Sexual Misconduct During COVID-19
Oct10

The Office of Sexual Respect Adjusts to New Title IX Regulations, Addresses Sexual Misconduct During COVID-19

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor Colleges across the country received new guidelines from the United States Department of Education surrounding Title IX and the regulated responses to sexual assault reported on college campuses. New adjustments to regulations will have to be implemented this year.  Some of the most prominent changes established by the U.S. Department of Education affect the hearing processes which take place...

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Africana Studies Hosts Panel Discussion on the 2020 Election
Oct08

Africana Studies Hosts Panel Discussion on the 2020 Election

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the Africana Studies Department hosted a panel discussion about the 2020 Election. Assistant English Professor McKinley Melton moderated the panel of Gilder Lehman NEH Chair of Civil War Era Studies and History, Jim Downs, Director of Multicultural Programming and Outreach, Monique Gore, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Sally Lawton, and Assistant Professor of Africana...

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Majors Merging: International Affairs and Globalization Studies Combining into a Single Major
Oct07

Majors Merging: International Affairs and Globalization Studies Combining into a Single Major

By Alicia Method, Staff Writer This past spring, the faculty of International Affairs (IA) and Globalization Studies (GS) began floating the idea of combining these two similar majors. According to Dina Lowy, Chairperson of IA, GS, and Associate Professor of History, the first questions faculty members asked themselves were, “Could we and should we?” Historically, the IA Program has been around longer with GS only appearing on the...

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