‘Looking for a Coach with the Right Vision to Turn the Program Around’: College Launches Search for New Football Coach
Dec12

‘Looking for a Coach with the Right Vision to Turn the Program Around’: College Launches Search for New Football Coach

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College has launched a search for a successor as Head Football Coach to Kevin Burke ’90, whose departure from the team was announced last week. While the college termed the personnel move a “parting [of] ways,” Burke alluded on Twitter that he had been unaware of his impending departure, implying that the day had not gone as planned. “Some days you wake up and the...

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A Season to Remember for Gettysburg Women’s Soccer
Dec10

A Season to Remember for Gettysburg Women’s Soccer

By Kyle Miller, Staff Writer The Women’s Soccer team’s historic season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the first round of the NCAA tournament against the back-to-back defending national champions Williams College. Williams came out the gates with their foot on the gas and never let up. They scored a goal in the first four minutes of the game and continued to keep the pressure on the Bullets, outshooting them 12-5 in the first...

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Infographic: Attitudes Towards Vaping at Gettysburg College
Dec08

Infographic: Attitudes Towards Vaping at Gettysburg College

Features Editor Cameron D’Amica and Public Relations Manager Samantha Hann contributed to this report. This infographic originally appeared on page 20 of the December 6, 2019 edition of The Gettysburgian’s magazine.

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Editorial: Deconstructing Stress Culture
Dec07

Editorial: Deconstructing Stress Culture

By The Gettysburgian Editorial Board A recent Gettysburgian editorial board meeting opened in a traditional fashion: “How’s everybody doing?” We all gave a reflexive “Okay,” but, after a moment of silence, it became clear that the answer to which we are all well-accustomed was not apt. Actually, folks were not “okay.” Anxiety is in the air, and it is hard to avoid. At this point in the semester, the library, in particular, serves as a...

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College Debuts New Eisenhower Scholarship for Class of 2024
Dec07

College Debuts New Eisenhower Scholarship for Class of 2024

By Phoebe Doscher and Benjamin Pontz Gettysburg College has introduced a new merit scholarship geared towards incoming students with records of civic engagement. The Eisenhower Scholarship, named for the 34th President of the United States and namesake of the college’s public policy institute, represents the highest merit-based offering to incoming students at $40,000 per year. Approximately ten members of the Class of 2024, for which...

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Faculty Meeting News and Notes: December 5, 2019
Dec06

Faculty Meeting News and Notes: December 5, 2019

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College has a new minor in data science. After a motion to delay the vote was defeated, the faculty voted Thursday afternoon by a 3:1 margin to approve the new minor, which students could begin to declare as soon as the spring semester. Discussion on the proposal centered around potential hidden costs associated with new course sections that it may require and whether the Provost’s...

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