Why I Hate 2020 Talk

By Eli Morton ’21 on behalf of Gettysburg College Democrats The 2020 race has kicked off, which means that the most common questions I am asked as a politically-inclined Democrat seek to decipher who I am supporting. Will it be the progressive Elizabeth Warren? The man-of-the-people Sherrod Brown? Kamala, the compromise candidate? The voices increase … More Why I Hate 2020 Talk

A “Strong” Union

By Jacob Berowitz ’22 on behalf of Gettysburg College Democrats Among the many issues presented in this year’s State of the Union speech, President Donald Trump’s obvious plug for a wall at the southern border was highly anticipated. What was on my mind, and most likely countless Americans’, while watching was What is he going … More A “Strong” Union

Atrocities and civil uprising in Nicaragua: How they affect you

By Marina Fleites, GNN Contributor  Background Nicaragua is a small Central American nation that probably holds little importance for the majority of Americans, but at this very moment, their supposedly revolutionary government is turning on its people, arresting, beating and shooting journalists and students who protest and attempt to spread awareness beyond their borders. As … More Atrocities and civil uprising in Nicaragua: How they affect you

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Week coming to campus

During the week of April 9-13, the Asian Student Alliance, Office of Multicultural Engagement, and Mosaic House will be celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Week with a five-days full of activities such as bubble tea sales, a performance by poet and activist Jason Chu, karaoke night and much more. For those who don’t … More Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Week coming to campus

From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

By Carolyn Hauk ’21 On Friday, March 30, the Schmucker Art Gallery hosted its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces created and submitted by students. From works depicting Instagram-worthy breakfast foods to breathtaking landscapes to abstract sculptures, this exhibition was a true embodiment of the creativity and talent of Gettysburg College’s students. I found … More From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

6 political clubs debate domestic and international issues at the 2018 EI Policy Debate

Student representatives from six campus clubs took part in the 2018 Campus Policy Debate this past Tuesday evening. The event was sponsored by the Eisenhower Institute. The 6 political clubs that took part in the debate were the Gettysburg Anti-Capitalist Collective (GACC), College Democrats, College Independents, College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), and Young Americans … More 6 political clubs debate domestic and international issues at the 2018 EI Policy Debate

Gettysburg College administration endangers students

By Sam Genova, Op-Ed Contributor  The Gettysburg College Student Senate held its weekly meeting this Monday, during which time Keira Kant, the Associate Dean of College Life, was given time to discuss the ongoing mold problem in the Hanson Residence Hall. According to an article by the Gettysburg News Network (GNN), the mold was discovered … More Gettysburg College administration endangers students

7 reasons to work on campus over the summer

Having grown up squished between the beachy North Shore of Massachusetts and the sprawling White Mountains of New Hampshire, I received some shocked responses from friends and family when I decided to spend the summer after my sophomore year working on campus in Gettysburg (2016). Following a stint abroad my junior year, I felt myself … More 7 reasons to work on campus over the summer

Pizza Day

As humans, we celebrate holidays that strike a certain emotion within our hearts. Also part of the human condition is the phenomenon of realizing that we often only give credit to the things we love on specific days of the year. Your mother’s birthday should not be the one time per year that you remind … More Pizza Day

Women’s basketball on a roll (GC Office of Athletic Communications)

With only three games remaining in the regular season, Gettysburg’s women’s basketball team is absolutely killing the game. At 20-2, their season peaked in excitement during Thursday’s game against Muhlenberg, ending in a 71-70 victory. Check out the full recap here from the GC Office of Athletic Communications… Gettysburg Rallies for Dramatic Victory over No. … More Women’s basketball on a roll (GC Office of Athletic Communications)

Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery

Cristin Millet: Coronal Plane January 26 – March 9, 2018   ARTIST’S TALK on January 26, noon, Lyceum, Pennsylvania Hall, Third Floor (light lunch provided) OPENING RECEPTION in Schmucker Art Gallery: January 26, 4:30-6:30 PM This exhibition of a large-scale installation and sculpture by Cristin Millett focuses on medical history, specifically the human reproductive system. … More Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery

6 things to know about the history of the State of the Union

  Article II, Section 3, Clause 1 of the United States Constitution reads that the President “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.”   President Trump will be delivering his 2018 State … More 6 things to know about the history of the State of the Union

Coronal Plane exhibit in Schmucker Art Gallery: More than a space of exploration

  The new exhibition, Coronal Plane, in Schmucker Art Gallery explores the various works by artist and Penn State professor Cristin Millett. Millett’s artwork characterizes the intersection between medical history, Catholicism and the female identity. The gallery space is anchored by the installation work, Coronal Plane, which directly references the anatomical theater at the University … More Coronal Plane exhibit in Schmucker Art Gallery: More than a space of exploration

Wonders of Nature and Artifice is the new, must-see exhibit

“We’re going on a global tour today,” said Professor Felicia Else of the Department of Art and Art History during today’s Lunchtime Gallery Talk. Schmucker Art Gallery’s latest exhibit, entitled “Wonders of Nature and Artifice,” pulls together artifacts and paintings representative of a curiosity cabinet. Among an array of skulls, scales, flowers, and paintings, students … More Wonders of Nature and Artifice is the new, must-see exhibit

Seniors of AOII take on Servo Thanksgiving

Seniors of Alpha Omicron Pi have been waiting in line for Servo Thanksgiving since 1pm. See what they’re most excited for… Aubrey Kamppila ’18: “My favorite part is the stuffing — duh!” Kath Paul ’18: “Everyone makes me carve the turkey, and I think I’m good at it!” Ali Pollard ’18: “MASHED POTATOES!”   No … More Seniors of AOII take on Servo Thanksgiving

Democracy Matters hosts its first “Democracy and Donuts” event

On Monday, Oct. 30, Gettysburg College’s political club Democracy Matters held its first “Democracy and Donuts” event. Democracy Matters defines itself as a “non-partisan, campus-based student organization that strives to diminish the role of money in politics and maximize the principles of democracy.” Although this political organization was founded nationally in 2001, the club did … More Democracy Matters hosts its first “Democracy and Donuts” event

Summer in Taiwan: Max Butcher puts Chinese speaking ability to test

By Pat Custer, Guest Contributor  Junior Max Butcher traveled to Tainan, Taiwan to participate in a language intensive immersion program this past summer — where he discussed current events and relevant political, economic, and environmental issues facing Taiwan. He exclusively spoke Chinese during this experience and improved his ability to have conversations through his daily … More Summer in Taiwan: Max Butcher puts Chinese speaking ability to test

Pasta + philanthropy: seven photos from AOII, LXA & AKP’s pasta dinner

Members of Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Lambda Chi Alpha, alongside runners, gathered at the Quarry Pavilion on Friday, Oct. 20 for a feast of Antica Napoli pasta and garlic bread the evening before their pizza 5K race. All in attendance enjoyed their share of carbs while they listened to a fantastic playlist … More Pasta + philanthropy: seven photos from AOII, LXA & AKP’s pasta dinner