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

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

The definitions of power: A recent visit from art historian and critic Michael Amy

We could all tally the amount of times we have all heard the phrase “with great power, comes great responsibility.” The Supreme Court even quoted this saying from the original Spider-Man comic book series. But how we each individually define power varies––whether we see power as some sort of supernatural capability or the ability accomplish … More The definitions of power: A recent visit from art historian and critic Michael Amy

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

Why the death penalty is not the right move to fix the opioid crisis

By Eli Morton, Gettysburg College Democrats Contributor As the opioid crisis worsens, the American people have waited patiently for substantive policy proposals on the federal level that combat the crisis. That wait is finally beginning to end. Over the past week, in between attacks on the special counsel, the Trump White House has put forth … More Why the death penalty is not the right move to fix the opioid crisis

From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

By Carolyn Hauk ’21 On Friday, March 30, the Schmucker Art Gallery hosted its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces created and submitted by students. From works depicting Instagram-worthy breakfast foods to breathtaking landscapes to abstract sculptures, this exhibition was a true embodiment of the creativity and talent of Gettysburg College’s students. I found … More From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

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

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

Predictions for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch

The Super Smash Brothers fighting game series has always been one of the most popular Nintendo franchises. It’s a chance to pit your favorite Nintendo characters against each and see which one is the strongest. Each new installment in the series has added in more of our favorite Nintendo characters. With the announcement of the … More Predictions for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch