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

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

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

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

Your Excuse For Not Voting Is Probably Dumb

The funny thing about elections is that typically eligible voters who actually vote are already registered and ready to vote.  But so many people, including a disappointing number on our campus, have no intention to vote in this pivotal upcoming election. My friends, like much of this campus, will often explain why they don’t vote … More Your Excuse For Not Voting Is Probably Dumb

GNN’s guide to Gettysburg: what to do on the weekends

As the first weekend of the semester approaches, students have ample time to explore the town of Gettysburg. As such, GNN has compiled a list of fun or interesting places to go in town, most of which are a relatively short walk away. Sweeet! THE Candy Store in Gettysburg – This cute shop is an … More GNN’s guide to Gettysburg: what to do on the weekends

GNN’s Declassified Bullet Hole Survival Guide

Perhaps you’ve noticed some of the dramatic transformations our campus has taken this year.  The mailroom makeover, new carpeting in freshman dorms and the library, more bottle fillers at fountains, the likes.  But the most exciting renovation is by far the new Bullet Hole. Sure, I’m excited to be able to fit more than 10 … More GNN’s Declassified Bullet Hole Survival Guide

Why I am actually blessing every drop of rain down in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa is experiencing an unprecedented water shortage.  However, major international (particularly American) news outlets have been sensationalizing the water crisis and misrepresenting many locals’ sentiments. I was nervous to commit to studying abroad in Cape Town for four and a half months with the looming threat of “Day Zero, ” that is, … More Why I am actually blessing every drop of rain down in Africa

A natural death

A natural death (Haley Skinner/GNN) On Monday, Oct. 20 around 9 p.m., this bird was found deceased in the Masters Parking Lot.  It would appear that there was no fowl play involved, and that the bird passed peacefully from natural causes. 5/5 (1) ↓ PLEASE RATE BELOW ↓ Sample rating item

Economics Department gets spooky

On Monday, October 30, students gathered at the Economics Department for hot cider, apples and caramel while taking part in the department’s annual pumpkin carving contest. The entries were unlike any jack-o-lanterns on campus, but equally scary! Some students took a more traditional approach to their pumpkins by carving Halloween favorites like Linus and the Great … More Economics Department gets spooky

How to survive Servo when you’re tired of Servo

Gettysburgians have it pretty good when it comes to campus food.  Servo has been nationally ranked among college dining halls a few times.  I’m sure when your friends visit, they compliment the variety and high quality of our cuisine.  However, at one point, we all fall into complacency and begin to feel like Servo food just isn’t … More How to survive Servo when you’re tired of Servo

Hilfrank ’18 takes gold at Gettysburg Invitational

The Gettysburg College cross country (GCXC) teams had some top performances at the Gettysburg Invitational this Saturday morning.   Here are six quick points to note: Elizabeth “Riz” Hilfrank ’18 won, defeating nearly 300 other women. Sarah Rinehart ’19 placed 6th. Alex Petrecca ’19 was the first to finish on the men’s team. Of 31 teams, … More Hilfrank ’18 takes gold at Gettysburg Invitational