October 21, 2019: “Pat McKenna on the future of club reps in Senate, importance of representation”

October 21, 2019: “Pat McKenna on the future of club reps in Senate, importance of representation”

 
 
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In season three, episode six of “On Target,” Pontz and Frasier discuss the campus power outage as well as some events from the past several weeks before and after reading days. Then, Pontz sits down with Patrick McKenna ’20, President of the Gettysburg College Student Senate.

Bullet Points

  • Conversation about the campus power outage including why some students were so unnerved by various sirens (0:35)
  • Recap of Acatoberfest (9:05)
  • Mention of the Gondwe Lecture (11:15)
  • Discussion about Mary’s excitement and Ben’s disdain for Halloween (13:45)
  • Bullet Report: Update on Gettysburg College Athletics (see more in our sports section) (17:15)
  • Interview with Student Senate President Patrick McKenna (18:30)
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Author: Benjamin Pontz

Benjamin Pontz '20 served as Editor-in-Chief of The Gettysburgian from 2018 until 2020, Managing News Editor from 2017 until 2018, News Editor in the spring of 2017, and Staff Writer during the fall of 2016. During his tenure, he wrote 232 articles. He led teams that won two first place Keystone Press Awards for ongoing news coverage (once of Bob Garthwait's resignation, and the other of Robert Spencer's visit to campus) and was part of the team that wrote a first-place trio of editorials in 2018. He also received recognition for a music review he wrote in 2019. A political science and public policy major with a music minor, he graduated in May of 2020 and will pursue a master's degree in public policy on a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Manchester before enrolling in law school.

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