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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

The story of us in fingerprints: A recent visit from Professor July Hruby

In 2015, on a particularly hot day in Hollywood, I placed my hands on the handprints of Clark Gable in the cement tiles outside of the famous Chinese Theatre and smiled for a picture. Since the dawn of time, humans have always had an intrinsic desire to leave behind their “mark,” whether it be hand … More The story of us in fingerprints: A recent visit from Professor July Hruby