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”

To those who park their belongings on the window seats in Musselman Library,

To those who park their belongings on the window seats in Musselman Library, It is no surprise that the window seats in Musselman Library are prized study locations on campus. As such, it is important to allow other people the chance to use them. Since there are so few, their availability is already going to … More To those who park their belongings on the window seats in Musselman Library,

What your Mario Kart character choice says about you

After consistent demand, I decided to share what one’s Mario Kart character choice reveals about their personality. To keep it simple, I am only considering the main characters. Obviously, this article is meant in good fun, so please enjoy! Mario – You’re a no-nonsense person who likes to get the job done. Unfortunately, you’re not … More What your Mario Kart character choice says about you

Student senate victory: 5 water bottle refill fountains added to first-year residence halls

During the 2018 spring semester, Student Senate’s Executive Board and Budget Management Committee (BMC) broached the notion of adding more water bottle refill fountains, specifically within first-year residence halls. Despite their expense (each fountain/installation costs over $3,000), the idea received widespread support in the both the senate and throughout campus. The fountains are not only … More Student senate victory: 5 water bottle refill fountains added to first-year residence halls

Eisenhower’s Decisions: Interview with Provost Christopher Zappe about EI’s new program

The Eisenhower Institute, an undergraduate public policy organization affiliated with Gettysburg College, is offering a new program for the Fall 2018 semester. Entitled “Eisenhower’s Decisions,” the new educational opportunity will focus on critical decisions from Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidency as well as his tenure as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. … More Eisenhower’s Decisions: Interview with Provost Christopher Zappe about EI’s new program

A definitive ranking of Gettysburg College campus housing

As the fall semester begins, students start to settle into their new homes. At this point, bitter upperclassmen have made peace with the hand the housing lottery dealt them, and everyone is focused on making their new living situations as comfortable as possible. However, it is impossible to ignore the fact that some campus housing … More A definitive ranking of Gettysburg College campus housing

Young Voters Day

Gettysburg College Democrats to host “Young Voters Day” on April 14  Time: 12PM-3:00PM  Location: Mara Auditorium, Gettysburg College    Gettysburg: Gettysburg College Democrats is proud to announce a major event on the campus of Gettysburg College. On April 14, our first annual Young Voters Day will feature four notable speakers: current Lt. Governor Mike Stack, running … More Young Voters Day

CELEBRITY FASHION FAILS – 2018 AWARD SEASON

That’s a wrap! The Oscars, which took place earlier this month, marks the end of the 2018 award season. Like usual, several gold statues were bestowed, many stale political jokes were made, and, of course, unforgivable crimes of fashion were committed. By far, this award season has contained the most lackluster red carpets of any … More CELEBRITY FASHION FAILS – 2018 AWARD SEASON

CPAC 2018

After departing from 2018 CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) in National Harbor, MD, my initial reaction was as follows: All Hail God Emperor Trump. Of course, such a silly sentiment waned once I was outside the singular echo chamber of the Gaylord Convention Center, but its influence had certainly made its mark. Say what you … More CPAC 2018

I hate Matt Damon

Today, I woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Due to my inexplicably irritable mood, I decided to take out my anger on someone more deserving of it than my friends. After mulling over a handful of contenders, I chose Matt Damon as my victim. One might ponder how it is possible to … More I hate Matt Damon

A ruined weekend

Alas, this past weekend will go down in history as one of the worst of my life, a particular shame due to all the exciting plans I originally had. Indeed, Friday night, Saturday and Sunday were filled with promise; Chinese takeout from Ping’s was to be ordered, a dear friend’s birthday was to be celebrated … More A ruined weekend

2018 Oscar nominations – snubs and surprises

Today marks the beginning of the end for 2018’s Awards Season; the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards, which will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on March 4th, were announced this morning. Despite the inner turmoil Hollywood has experienced this past year, the prestige and honor of The Oscars continues to endure. Even receiving a … More 2018 Oscar nominations – snubs and surprises

2018 Golden Globe nominations and notable snubs – Film

The days which fall dark too soon and the gentle dustings of snow all serve as a harbinger of everyone’s favorite time of year: Award Season! On Monday, the nominations for the 75th Golden Globes, which will be hosted by Seth Meyers on Jan. 7, were announced. Though the Golden Globes include awards for both … More 2018 Golden Globe nominations and notable snubs – Film

Upscale concert warms crowd with music on cold first day of December

Upscale, the all-female a capella group (and one male beat-boxer),  performed its winter concert this past Friday, Dec. 1.  The event was held in the Attic, where the crowd was so large that by the time the performance began it was standing-room only. Here is the setlist with the names of each soloist: Chandelier – … More Upscale concert warms crowd with music on cold first day of December

Album review: Arcade Fire’s Everything Now

Arcade Fire is my favorite band of all time. My devotion to this Montréal-based Indie rock group stems from a deep appreciation for their instrumental complexity, as well as a fascination with their ability to evolve dramatically. Naturally, my expectations for their fifth studio album, “Everything Now,” were sky-high. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Though imperfect, … More Album review: Arcade Fire’s Everything Now