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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

“Insatiable” is coming to Netflix but it seems that audiences are already full

A couple of days ago, Netflix came out with the trailer for its new show Insatiable. Things went downhill from there. The new show is based on a book about an overweight high school girl who is constantly bullied for her weight. Then she’s punched in the face (the trailer doesn’t explain why), breaks her … More “Insatiable” is coming to Netflix but it seems that audiences are already full

Battlefield Ruck March 2018 raises over $2K for Homes for our Troops

On a brisk but sunny Saturday morning, March 24, a large crowd quickly began to accumulate in front of the Lambda Chi Alpha chapter house on 113 West Broadway St, Gettysburg, PA. In a display of inter-fraternal solidarity, four separate Greek-letter organizations joined together to celebrate their shared commitment to the ideals of service and … More Battlefield Ruck March 2018 raises over $2K for Homes for our Troops