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

Young Voters Day

Gettysburg College Democrats to host “Young Voters Day” on April 14  Time: 12PM-3:00PM  Location: Mara Auditorium, Gettysburg College    Gettysburg: Gettysburg College Democrats is proud to announce a major event on the campus of Gettysburg College. On April 14, our first annual Young Voters Day will feature four notable speakers: current Lt. Governor Mike Stack, running … More Young Voters Day

Senate gains new Executive Board, hears from Facilities Task Force

Student Senate met April 9, and the majority of the meeting was taken up mostly by a Q&A session with candidates for Senate Exec. Board. The meeting began with an announcement that Pat Custer and Haley Gluhanich had won their races for Vice President and President of Senate, respectively. The first Q&A session for the … More Senate gains new Executive Board, hears from Facilities Task Force

Holocaust survivor speaks at Gettysburg College: A trip down horrific memory lane

On Sunday, Gettysburg College and its community greeted David Tuck, a Holocaust survivor who would share his survival of one of the darkest events in the 20th century. Despite his age, Mr. Tuck delivered a powerful story of a brutally tragic survival journey to more than 200 students on campus as well as members of the Gettysburg … More Holocaust survivor speaks at Gettysburg College: A trip down horrific memory lane

Sophomore Nick Lord creates new social media app for musicians ‘to connect on one platform’

Sophomore Nick Lord recently created a new social media app, MusiConnect, which allows musicians to interact — “a Tinder for musicians,” he described it.  It has now been available for free download in app stores for around six months and has grown to include over 1000 users from 20 plus countries — attracting listeners, fans … More Sophomore Nick Lord creates new social media app for musicians ‘to connect on one platform’

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

Q&A for candidates of senate president and vice president gives insight into future direction of the body

45 minutes of the April 2 Senate meeting were occupied with a Q&A run by Ben Pontz of The Gettysburgian for candidates running for Senate President and Vice President. Candidates for vice president, Pat Custer ‘19 and Marisa Balanda ‘21, both cited Senate’s active involvement with the Hanson mold situation and President Frigon’s determination to … More Q&A for candidates of senate president and vice president gives insight into future direction of the body

Anything is PAULssible 5th Annual 5K Run in honor of Paul Detweiler who ‘made so many people happy’

Running for a cause: In two weeks at 9:30 a.m. Sunday April 15, participants in the 5th Annual “Anything is PAULssible 5K” will take off in the fields behind Servo to honor Paul Detweiler. Since 2014, Alpha Phi Omega Iota Omicron (APO) has carried on “Paul’s legacy through this race.” The money raised is added to … More Anything is PAULssible 5th Annual 5K Run in honor of Paul Detweiler who ‘made so many people happy’

Gettysburg student body shocked as entire north end of campus sinks 30 degrees; one resilient pine remains unmoved

By Everyman Incognito Tremors that began in the wee hours of the morning on March 2 rocked the Gettysburg College community as the student body awoke to discover that the earth had opened up and the north side of campus had sunk several hundred feet into the ground, thereby placing the entire Gettysburg College campus … More Gettysburg student body shocked as entire north end of campus sinks 30 degrees; one resilient pine remains unmoved

13 things (and numbers) to know about Gettysburg College’s budget growth, enrollment, tuition and financial aid

John Cadigan and Daniel Konstalid, as representatives of the Faculty Finance Committee and Office of Finance & Administration, respectively, prepared a presentation on the school’s budget for a March 1 faculty meeting, addressing the concerns of a reported lack of growth. President Janet Riggs had some opening remarks before the in-depth presentation on the budget. … More 13 things (and numbers) to know about Gettysburg College’s budget growth, enrollment, tuition and financial aid

In Retirement, Owen Roizman Discovers Digital Photos, Oscar (US News & World Report)

Learn about the life of Gettysburg College alumnus, Owen Roizman, who is a retired American cinematographer. Here is the opening excerpt: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards and digital cameras eluded cinematographer Owen Roizman during his Hollywood career. But in retirement, he’s found both. Roizman is among four recipients of honorary Oscar statuettes being celebrated … More In Retirement, Owen Roizman Discovers Digital Photos, Oscar (US News & World Report)

Senate moves fast, passes two budgets and tables an amendment in 30 minutes.

Gettysburg’s Student Senate met in Mara Auditorium on March 19th, 2018, to pass two budgets and further discuss the Election Amendment. The biggest discussion of the night was had over Gettysburg News Network’s budget request, needed in order to pay for a year of the planned phone app for the news service. Because this could … More Senate moves fast, passes two budgets and tables an amendment in 30 minutes.