War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

Last Thursday, the Schmucker Art Gallery welcomed Professor Peter Carmichael to give the final gallery talk on The Plains of Mars exhibition. As a Professor of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, Carmichael’s talk focused primarily on early war photography––particularly that of the Civil War. He recounts his first experience with Civil War visual … More War Imagery, Sympathy, and Repulsion: Gettysburg Professor Peter Carmichael Gives a Talk at the Gallery

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

Student Research Spotlight: Brittany Bondi ‘19 studies the impact of environmental film

55% of Gettysburg College students complete research with a faculty mentor. Most tend to associate research with the sciences, but the Kolbe Summer Fellows Program allows students to develop and pursue interdisciplinary research projects in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. This past summer Brittany Bondi ‘19 was selected to be one of the nine … More Student Research Spotlight: Brittany Bondi ‘19 studies the impact of environmental film

Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

The premier of Shmucker Art Gallery’s two new exhibitions at the beginning of September continue to reel in visitors each and every day! Since their opening reception, the Gallery has hosted a variety of events and lectures to introduce the faces behind both displays. This past week the Gallery was honored to welcome Dr. James … More Revisiting “The Plains of Mars” Exhibition with Dr. James Clifton

INTERVIEW: Ari Snaevarsson ’17 Publishes Book on Eating Disorder Recovery

Ari Snaevarsson graduated from Gettysburg College in December 2017, with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Religious Studies. During his time at Gettysburg, Ari wrote nutrition articles as the Features Editor of the Gettysburgian, spearheaded the powerlifting team, and interned at a residential clinic for victims of eating disorders. Shortly before graduation, … More INTERVIEW: Ari Snaevarsson ’17 Publishes Book on Eating Disorder Recovery

Squeezed and Stretched- LIGO’s Discovery and What It Means for Space-Time

If you’ve been paying attention to the news this year, you may have heard about the discovery made by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). A “normal” astronomical observatory looks at light coming from distant objects- this one looks for expansions and contractions of physical space caused by gravitational waves. This phenomenon is explained in … More Squeezed and Stretched- LIGO’s Discovery and What It Means for Space-Time

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

Don’t Fall Down On Senate Attendance

Senate is still working on figuring itself out, four weeks in. Elijah Fernandez ‘21 was appointed Senator for the Class of 2021 following the resignation of the previous Senator for schedule reasons. Several clubs were either dissolved or de-recognized for lack of attendance, and many others attended hearings last Friday to let the Senate know … More Don’t Fall Down On Senate Attendance

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

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

Warriors, Weapons, and Wreckage––Oh My: New Exhibitions at the Schmucker Art Gallery

By: Carolyn Hauk After a summer of extensive research, hard work, and boundless dedication, the Schmucker Art Gallery team celebrated this past week with the opening of two new exhibitions: The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825 and Face to Face: Carl Beam and Andy Warhol. Both exhibitions were student-curated through the art-loving aptitudes … More Warriors, Weapons, and Wreckage––Oh My: New Exhibitions at the Schmucker Art Gallery

This School Year, Get Involved in Your Student Senate!

The first Senate Meeting of the year was called to order by President Nick Arbaugh ‘20, beginning a year in which he hopes Senate continues to work on becoming more of an activist body on campus. Any first-years interested in participating in this activist body must submit a cover letter and resume to Vice President … More This School Year, Get Involved in Your Student Senate!

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

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

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

Author Lawrence Knorr discusses new book on Eddie Plank

Author Lawrence Knorr recently wrote “Gettysburg Eddie — The Story of Eddie Plank,” providing narrative on the life of this baseball hall of fame inductee. Plank was a pitcher on the Philadelphia Athletics for most of his career — and played briefly for Gettysburg College (GC). Most GC students should recognize the name because of … More Author Lawrence Knorr discusses new book on Eddie Plank

Final Senate Meeting Full of Emotions, Discussion

The final Senate meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on April 30th began with a drizzle of feelings, President Luke Frigon saying that Senate “Was incredibly fun; thank you all for letting me have the experience and not impeaching me”. The rest of the executive board expressed similar sentiments, and then moved into the meeting. … More Final Senate Meeting Full of Emotions, Discussion

Senate seeks new president for next school year after intimidation controversy

The Senate Board of Directors held an additional meeting after the regularly scheduled Student Senate meeting April 23 to hear Haley Gluhanich ’19 and her appeal of Vice President Aimee Bosman’s  decision stating she had violated an election rule forbidding the intimidation of candidates during her run for Senate President of the 2018-2019 school year. … More Senate seeks new president for next school year after intimidation controversy

Shortest Student Senate meeting of the semester

The Gettysburg College Student Senate has its shortest meeting of the semester on April 23. OSAGL Liaison Jacqueline Crowley ‘20 awarded the yearly Club Awards, including The Spirit of Service Award to APO, the Most Improved Club Award to Model UN, the Best Collaboration Award to VSA, ASA and China Club for their Lunar New … More Shortest Student Senate meeting of the semester

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