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

As a Typical College Student, This Is What My Résumé Should Look Like…

Caleb D. Parker 113 West Broadway, Gettysburg PA Parkca04@Gettysburg.edu (717)-555-2368 Hi, I’m Caleb. I’m an English major with an economics minor but for some reason I still tell my parents that I’m an economics major with an English minor, probably because it sounds harder. We both know that I’m lying about my GPA, so it’s … More As a Typical College Student, This Is What My Résumé Should Look Like…

Fill Your Stomach With Moon Cakes: Fill Your Homesickness With Nostalgia

Just as important as Thanksgiving in the States, Mid-Autumn Festival is considered to be one of the most celebrated festivals in Southeast Asia. Falling on the 15th day of August according to the Lunar calendar, it is an occasion for family reunion and the Moon-worshiping ceremony. On this day, families will get together, sip hot green … More Fill Your Stomach With Moon Cakes: Fill Your Homesickness With Nostalgia

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

Emmys 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: Best & Worst

This Monday, SNL comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che hosted the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Award Show. After reading headlines declaring their performance the unfunniest and least-watched in Emmys’ history, I decided to see if the red carpet fashion was any better. Fortunately, the majority of men and women attending the ceremony dressed in a … More Emmys 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: Best & Worst

Say Yes to “Oui”

As a staunch patron of Bullet Hole breakfast, I recently sampled “Oui,” one of its yogurt offerings. I was not prepared for such an experience. This blessed concoction must be crafted by God Himself; it is at once sweet yet tart, and manifests in a glorious, velvety texture. I found myself swooning as I savored … More Say Yes to “Oui”

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