College Institutes Reduced Hours, Furloughs To Address Budgetary Gap Caused by Coronavirus
Apr27

College Institutes Reduced Hours, Furloughs To Address Budgetary Gap Caused by Coronavirus

By Benjamin Pontz and Gauri Mangala Gettysburg College will furlough a “small number” of administrative employees, reduce the hours of some support staff, and reduce its contribution to employee retirement accounts to help offset financial effects of closing campus due to COVID-19. The announcement came Monday afternoon in a message to all employees. “We will be more closely aligning the pay with the actual working...

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Class of 2020 Degrees to be Conferred Virtually, Commencement Postponed to October
Apr21

Class of 2020 Degrees to be Conferred Virtually, Commencement Postponed to October

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor It has been announced that the Class of 2020 Commencement will be held over Fall Reading Days, on Oct. 9-10 of the upcoming semester. In an email to the senior class, Commencement Coordinator Katie Barako stated that more than 80 percent of the Class of 2020 responded to a survey regarding how students would like to celebrate Commencement. “The overwhelming majority wanted the opportunity to...

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Senate and Class Officer Elections are Underway
Apr21

Senate and Class Officer Elections are Underway

Compiled by Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor The elections for Student Senators and Class Officers has begun. Below are the candidates unedited statements of purpose: Class of 2021 Senator Abigail Hauer Throughout my tenure at Gettysburg College, I have prided myself on being a member of Student Senate.  I joined Senate during the beginning of my first-year spring semester to seek both amends and change from the college administration...

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Remaining Candidates for Senate Executive Board Positions Share Qualifications, Goals in Technocratic Forum
Apr21

Remaining Candidates for Senate Executive Board Positions Share Qualifications, Goals in Technocratic Forum

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Monday night, The Gettysburgian hosted the 2020 Student Senate Technocratic Forum with the candidates for parliamentarian, treasurer, and secretary for the 2020-21 academic year. Candidates Connor Heath ‘23 and Jenna Giordano ‘23 ran unopposed for the roles of Senate Treasurer and Secretary respectively while Lauren Browning ‘22 and Ziv Carmi ‘23 are running  for Parliamentarian. Candidate remarks began...

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College to Receive $1.66 Million from Federal Government via CARES Act
Apr20

College to Receive $1.66 Million from Federal Government via CARES Act

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College will receive $1,656,033 from the federal government through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump late last month. Of that money, at least $828,017 must be directed to provide emergency financial aid grants to help cover expenses stemming from the closure of campus operations due to the coronavirus....

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Grey, Troy to Lead Senate in 2020-21 Academic Year
Apr19

Grey, Troy to Lead Senate in 2020-21 Academic Year

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Kurtis Grey ’21 and Katherine (Katie) Troy ’21 will serve as president and vice president, respectively, of the Gettysburg College Student Senate for the 20-21 academic year. Grey, whose leadership experience includes serving President of Lambda Chi Alpha and as a member of Army ROTC, captured 32 percent of the vote to edge three other candidates and win the presidency. Troy, whose...

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