Resources and Tips for Navigating Summer Jobs and Internships
May25

Resources and Tips for Navigating Summer Jobs and Internships

By Jane Fitzpatrick, Assistant News Editor College students are facing unexpected challenges due to recommendations to remain in quarantine and practice social distancing — including uncertainty regarding summer plans. Whether we had planned on working locally or participating in internships, cancellations and postponements are the new reality. Remote internships are also a new option that organizations are offering in response...

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Dear Dogtor Zach: Getting Good Sleep
May20

Dear Dogtor Zach: Getting Good Sleep

By Gettysburg College Counseling Services   Dear Dogtor Zach & Co., I am having trouble sleeping and feel like I have tried everything, but I just can’t seem to fall asleep and stay asleep! I feel like it is impacting my entire life. How can I stop this cycle? Signed,  Tired   Having difficulty sleeping affects many aspects of our lives. You may experience problems with focusing, memory loss, increased stress, and...

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Opinion: Living on Campus During COVID-19
May18

Opinion: Living on Campus During COVID-19

By Peter Zhang, Staff Writer It did not catch me by surprise when the college announced its decision to move to remote instruction on March 16th, 2020. At that point, conversations with my family back home in China had been centered around COVID-19 for over two months. From the first case in Seattle, to restricting all flights from China, to spotted outbreaks around the globe, I regret that we are living in a world that hides too much...

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Virtual Celebrations Commemorate the Class of 2020 on Previously-Planned Weekend of Commencement
May17

Virtual Celebrations Commemorate the Class of 2020 on Previously-Planned Weekend of Commencement

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor The Class of 2020, Gettysburg’s senior class who spent a portion of their final semester at Gettysburg finishing their academics online, spent the would-be weekend of Commencement from May 16 and 17 celebrating the end of their four years with virtual celebrations. They tuned in for a 15 minute video program for a degree conferral and remarks from the Class President Callie Fucarino ‘20 and President...

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What We Know About Ben Pontz: Celebrating the Leadership of Our Former Editor-in-Chief
May17

What We Know About Ben Pontz: Celebrating the Leadership of Our Former Editor-in-Chief

By The Gettysburgian Editorial Board   Ben Pontz served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Gettysburgian for two years, and has written over 200 articles for the publication. In addition to writing and editing, Ben has led with unparalleled ambition, dedication, and foresight. Under his leadership, The Gettysburgian staff received first-place Keystone Press Awards for both ongoing news coverage and editorials, and this past year, Ben...

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A Parting Reflection from Gettysburgian Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Pontz
May16

A Parting Reflection from Gettysburgian Editor-in-Chief Benjamin Pontz

By Benjamin Pontz, Retired I’ve always loved newspapers. When I was in fourth grade, my teacher Mrs. Brown suggested that I start one. Almost surely, she was exasperated at my constant pestering and needed something to occupy me for a while, but start a class newspaper I did. Brown’s Clowns Monthly, as it was called, was (very briefly) the talk of Hans Herr Elementary School in Lampeter, Pennsylvania. We published weather...

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