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

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

Housing: College bubble and county constraints

HOUSING. The word engenders feelings of uncertainty, excitement and apprehension. Many questions — Who will I room with? Where will I live? — begin to circulate in students’ minds as mid-spring semester rolls around. Although the housing selection process has begun for many students across campus, housing within the broader Gettysburg and Adams County community has been … More Housing: College bubble and county constraints

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

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

Living in the Lambda Chi basement

2018 has been year of fresh starts and new-beginnings over at the Lambda Chi Alpha chapter house. Decade-old disciplinary sanctions have been lifted, large-scale renovations/donations have been procured and substantial membership growth has been achieved. And yet, amidst all of this excitement, there is one new development in the big red house on West Broadway … More Living in the Lambda Chi basement

The Princess and the Pee: What it was like being the only girl on a floor with one (1) co-ed bathroom

After my roommate moved out this past semester, I was the only girl on my floor. The CA was female, but I don’t really count her because she has her own bathroom, so she can avoid most of the problems that this conundrum has caused. The first floor of my dorm has one (1) co-ed … More The Princess and the Pee: What it was like being the only girl on a floor with one (1) co-ed bathroom

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

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 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

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

‘Change it back’: Snapchat users not happy about latest update (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Do you like the new Snapchat update? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution pumped out a piece with all the negative reaction on Twitter. Excerpt: “Snapchat rolled out a new update full of new designs and features this week, but users didn’t seem to be too thrilled about the changes.” Check out the full piece: ‘Change it back’: Snapchat … More ‘Change it back’: Snapchat users not happy about latest update (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)