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.

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

MLK was a democratic socialist? Rev. Sekou argues the civil rights movement is a myth consisting of lies

Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, a Martin Luther King scholar, had a voice which cracked the atmosphere of Joseph Theater and revealed what he called the “fundamental assumption of lies told to young people surrounding the mythology of Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), Ferguson and Black Lives Matter”  this past Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Black Lives … More MLK was a democratic socialist? Rev. Sekou argues the civil rights movement is a myth consisting of lies

Student Senate receives a preview of the new Bullet Hole and proposed changes to the election process

The Student Senate was treated to a preview of the layout of the new CUB and Bullet Hole on Monday, courtesy of Mike Bishop, Gettysburg’s dining services manager. Students can plan on a larger seating space in Bullet, able to fit around 185 people, with more seating in the new Junction, as well as seating … More Student Senate receives a preview of the new Bullet Hole and proposed changes to the election process

Why [Gettysburg alumnus and] children’s author Jerry Spinelli won’t shy away from tough topics (PBS)

Watch a recent PBS interview of Gettysburg alumnus, Jerry Spinelli, who is an American writer of children’s novels and former editor of The Mercury, the college’s literary magazine. Opening Excerpt: Though Newberry Award-winning author Jerry Spinelli has always written for kids, he’s never shied away from tough topics. In his writing, Spinelli — best known for his … More Why [Gettysburg alumnus and] children’s author Jerry Spinelli won’t shy away from tough topics (PBS)

Women’s basketball ends season with 45-70 loss to Montclair State in second round of national tournament – quick report

Final Score: Gettysburg Loses 45-70 vs. Montclair State University Most Points: Emma Dorshimer (21) Most 3 Pointers: Emma Dorshimer (3) Most Assists: Ashley Gehrin (3) Most Rebounds: Emily Gibbons (6) Most Blocks: Emily Gibbons (1) 16 wins in a row before this loss Overall Record: 26-3 6th National Tournament appearance (last in 2013) Click HERE for … More Women’s basketball ends season with 45-70 loss to Montclair State in second round of national tournament – quick report

Women’s basketball takes down Albright 74-65 in first round of national tournament, wins program leading 26th victory – quick report

Final Score: Gettysburg WINS 74-65 vs. Albright Most Points: Emily Gibbons (21) Most 3 Pointers: Emma Dorshimer (3) Most Assists: Kendra Meredith (5) Most Rebounds: Ashley Gehrin (7) Most Blocks: Ashley Gehrin (1) Will play MONTCLAIR STATE (only 3 losses overall) or OLD WESTBURY (have won 7 in a row and have only 3 losses overall) … More Women’s basketball takes down Albright 74-65 in first round of national tournament, wins program leading 26th victory – quick report

Gettysburg student’s response to Jon Stewart’s “shit-hole” remark

Today is the 8th anniversary of Gettysburg alum Sebastian DiNatale’s response video to Jon Stewart calling Gettysburg College a “shit-hole.” There’s an excerpt of Stewart making the comment at 0:18. Watch below. DiNatale was an active member of Gburg TV during his time at Gettysburg. Follow Gburg TV on Twitter and Instagram (@gburgtv) and like … More Gettysburg student’s response to Jon Stewart’s “shit-hole” remark

JR Smith suspended for throwing bowl of soup at Damon Jones’s head (ESPN)

Yesterday it was reported that JR Smith, Cavs shooting guard and noted Hennessey enthusiast, would be suspended from their upcoming game against the Nuggets tomorrow. The only details about why he would be suspended was that there was supposedly an incident after their shootaround. Today it came out that yesterday after shootaround Smith threw a … More JR Smith suspended for throwing bowl of soup at Damon Jones’s head (ESPN)

#MoldGate full timeline

1/12: Mold is discovered in Hanson basement over winter break by outside environmental consultants. 1/19: Hanson basement residents receive first email from the college about mold. Hanson basement residents are informed they will be forced to move out of their dorm. 1/23: Basement residents meet with Keira Kant, Dean of College Life, regarding #MoldGate. 1/24: … More #MoldGate full timeline

Summer course list to be released on March 14 – full report

Update (3/18/18): The list is tentatively set to be posted by the end of this upcoming week, according to Brian Reese, Registrar, pending the finalization of a few dates. The Office of the Registrar will release a list of summer, distance-learning (blended/hybrid) courses on March 14 to the student body — including Education 199 (Social Foundations … More Summer course list to be released on March 14 – full report

6 political clubs debate domestic and international issues at the 2018 EI Policy Debate

Student representatives from six campus clubs took part in the 2018 Campus Policy Debate this past Tuesday evening. The event was sponsored by the Eisenhower Institute. The 6 political clubs that took part in the debate were the Gettysburg Anti-Capitalist Collective (GACC), College Democrats, College Independents, College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), and Young Americans … More 6 political clubs debate domestic and international issues at the 2018 EI Policy Debate

Hanson mold complaints spill over into heated Student Senate meeting

The Senate Meeting on February 26 was highlighted by a Q&A session with Associate Dean of College Life Keira Kant, where students from Hanson and others attending senate were allowed to ask questions pertaining to the housing situation and extenuating mold. Ms. Kant began with a short summary of the issue — finding mold in … More Hanson mold complaints spill over into heated Student Senate meeting

7 reasons to work on campus over the summer

Having grown up squished between the beachy North Shore of Massachusetts and the sprawling White Mountains of New Hampshire, I received some shocked responses from friends and family when I decided to spend the summer after my sophomore year working on campus in Gettysburg (2016). Following a stint abroad my junior year, I felt myself … More 7 reasons to work on campus over the summer

Women’s basketball wins conference championship 44-35 over Haverford – quick report

Final Score:  Gettysburg WINS vs. Haverford Most Points: Ashley Gehrin (12) Most 3 Pointers: Tied between three players (1) Most Assists: Kendra Meredith (3) Most Rebounds: Emily Gibbons (12) Emily Gibbons named Tournament MVP Will qualify for NCAA National Tournament 15 wins in a row Overall Record: 25-2 Click HERE for full box score Click HERE … More Women’s basketball wins conference championship 44-35 over Haverford – quick report

36 hour Gettysburgives Challenge set to begin Tuesday morning, $1 million of match money at stake

The Gettysburgives Challenge will return for its fourth year — beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday Feb. 27 and ending at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 — as a way to raise money online for the Gettysburg Fund. This fund is set aside for when the school evaluates areas of greatest need, like keeping technology … More 36 hour Gettysburgives Challenge set to begin Tuesday morning, $1 million of match money at stake