A Rebuttal to “In Defense of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show”

Last year around this time I wrote “In Defense of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” defending my reasoning for watching the VS Fashion show every year in the face of wholly reasonable criticism. In this article, I aim to reverse my position on Victoria’s Secret as a brand and their yearly fashion show. This year’s … More A Rebuttal to “In Defense of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show”

Yeah, I Went Abroad

You’ve heard it before.  “Well when I was abroad… (insert slightly pretentious sounding experience here)”.  You’ve also heard the condescending “Did you go abroad???” any time anyone who did go abroad explains something they learned or did. Being a recent abroad returner, I have dealt with this a lot and have developed some pretty strong … More Yeah, I Went Abroad

War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

Last Thursday, the Schmucker Art Gallery welcomed Professor Peter Carmichael to give the final gallery talk on The Plains of Mars exhibition. As a Professor of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, Carmichael’s talk focused primarily on early war photography––particularly that of the Civil War. He recounts his first experience with Civil War visual … More War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

Meet John Fetterman: Candidate for Lt. Governor

THIS EVENT HAS SINCE BEEN CANCELLED. Don’t miss a chance to meet John Fetterman, America’s “coolest mayor,” who is currently running for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. Mayor Fetterman is a progressive icon and a champion for middle-class Pennsylvanians. His leadership as Mayor of Braddock has helped revitalize one of Pennsylvania’s many forgotten communities. He is … More Meet John Fetterman: Candidate for Lt. Governor

Student Research Spotlight: Brittany Bondi ‘19 studies the impact of environmental film

55% of Gettysburg College students complete research with a faculty mentor. Most tend to associate research with the sciences, but the Kolbe Summer Fellows Program allows students to develop and pursue interdisciplinary research projects in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This past summer Brittany Bondi ‘19 was selected to be one of the nine … More Student Research Spotlight: Brittany Bondi ‘19 studies the impact of environmental film

Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

The premier of Shmucker Art Gallery’s two new exhibitions at the beginning of September continue to reel in visitors each and every day! Since their opening reception, the Gallery has hosted a variety of events and lectures to introduce the faces behind both displays. This past week the Gallery was honored to welcome Dr. James … More Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

INTERVIEW: Ari Snaevarsson ’17 Publishes Book on Eating Disorder Recovery

Ari Snaevarsson graduated from Gettysburg College in December 2017, with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Religious Studies. During his time at Gettysburg, Ari wrote nutrition articles as the Features Editor of the Gettysburgian, spearheaded the powerlifting team, and interned at a residential clinic for victims of eating disorders. Shortly before graduation, … More INTERVIEW: Ari Snaevarsson ’17 Publishes Book on Eating Disorder Recovery

Squeezed and Stretched- LIGO’s Discovery and What It Means for Space-Time

If you’ve been paying attention to the news this year, you may have heard about the discovery made by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). A “normal” astronomical observatory looks at light coming from distant objects- this one looks for expansions and contractions of physical space caused by gravitational waves. This phenomenon is explained in … More Squeezed and Stretched- LIGO’s Discovery and What It Means for Space-Time

MLB Regular Season Power Rankings and Commentary

Note: The playoffs have already begun – the Colorado Rockies and the New York Yankees won their respective wild card games and have moved on to the Divisional Round of the playoffs, while the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics were eliminated from the playoffs. However, at the time this article was written, the playoffs … More MLB Regular Season Power Rankings and Commentary

Beyond the Gettysburg Bubble: Global News Highlights

There’s a lot of world out there!  Take a few minutes to get your head out of the Gettysburg bubble and catch up on some of what’s going on beyond campus this week. Global: Tensions in US-China relations escalate: The U.S. Airforce flew 2 bombers over Chinese military facilities in areas sensitive to the Chinese … More Beyond the Gettysburg Bubble: Global News Highlights

Don’t Fall Down On Senate Attendance

Senate is still working on figuring itself out, four weeks in. Elijah Fernandez ‘21 was appointed Senator for the Class of 2021 following the resignation of the previous Senator for schedule reasons. Several clubs were either dissolved or de-recognized for lack of attendance, and many others attended hearings last Friday to let the Senate know … More Don’t Fall Down On Senate Attendance

As a Typical College Student, This Is What My Résumé Should Look Like…

Caleb D. Parker 113 West Broadway, Gettysburg PA Parkca04@Gettysburg.edu (717)-555-2368 Hi, I’m Caleb. I’m an English major with an economics minor but for some reason I still tell my parents that I’m an economics major with an English minor, probably because it sounds harder. We both know that I’m lying about my GPA, so it’s … More As a Typical College Student, This Is What My Résumé Should Look Like…

Fill your stomach with moon cakes: Fill your homesickness with nostalgia

Just as important as Thanksgiving in the States, Mid-Autumn Festival is considered to be one of the most celebrated festivals in Southeast Asia. Falling on the 15th day of August according to the Lunar calendar, it is an occasion for family reunion and the Moon-worshiping ceremony. On this day, families will get together, sip hot green … More Fill your stomach with moon cakes: Fill your homesickness with nostalgia

Gettysburg College Democrats to host two legendary women’s rights activists

Gettysburg College Democrats 9/20/2018 Andrew Dalton, President daltan01@gettysburg.edu Gettysburg College Democrats to Host Two Women’s Rights Icons Program Title: “Women’s Rights Under Attack: Fighting Back in 2018” Date and Time: Thurs., October 4th, 7PM Location: College Union Building, Rm. 260 Gettysburg, PA: Join Carol Tracy and Kate Michelman, two legendary women’s rights activists, for a … More Gettysburg College Democrats to host two legendary women’s rights activists

New Partnership: Gettysburg College & The Wall Street Journal Collaborate to Provide Access to Students & Faculty

This year, Gettysburg College has partnered with The Wall Street Journal, a business-focused, international newspaper, to provide full memberships to both students and faculty. Although the WSJ does emphasize economics & finance, it also offers robust Opinion, Life & Arts, and World News sections, all of which cover a wide range of topics. Typically, one … More New Partnership: Gettysburg College & The Wall Street Journal Collaborate to Provide Access to Students & Faculty

Emmys 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: Best & Worst

This Monday, SNL comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che hosted the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Award Show. After reading headlines declaring their performance the unfunniest and least-watched in Emmys’ history, I decided to see if the red carpet fashion was any better. Fortunately, the majority of men and women attending the ceremony dressed in a … More Emmys 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: Best & Worst

Say Yes to “Oui”

As a staunch patron of Bullet Hole breakfast, I recently sampled “Oui,” one of its yogurt offerings. I was not prepared for such an experience. This blessed concoction must be crafted by God Himself; it is at once sweet yet tart, and manifests in a glorious, velvety texture. I found myself swooning as I savored … More Say Yes to “Oui”