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Gettysburgian editors Ben Pontz and Jamie Welch discuss the news and other items of interest on the Gettysburg College campus and interview campus newsmakers on the new On Target podcast produced in association with WZBT.

Gettysburgian editors Ben Pontz and Jamie Welch discuss the news and other items of interest on the Gettysburg College campus and interview campus newsmakers on the new On Target podcast produced in association with WZBT.
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Gettysburgian editors Ben Pontz and Jamie Welch discuss the news and other items of interest on the Gettysburg College campus and interview campus newsmakers on the new On Target podcast produced in association with WZBT.

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English

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717-337-6449


Episodes

May 16, 2019: “Our final interview with President Janet Morgan Riggs”

5/16/2019
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In season two, episode twenty-four of “On Target,” the season finale, we sit down with Gettysburg’s retiring president, Janet Morgan Riggs ’77. She reflects on her time at the college, and we learn more about what “unfinished work” she believes lies ahead for her alma mater. Then, Pontz and Mangala debrief the semester and share […]

Duration:00:58:07

May 6, 2019: “Pat McKenna wants to make Senate work for you”

5/6/2019
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In season two, episode twenty-three of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala are joined by guest host Nick Arbaugh ’20 to break down the renaming principles approved by the Board of Trustees before Pontz sits down with incoming Student Senate President Patrick McKenna ’20. Bullet Points Discussion of Janet Morgan Riggs Student Center (0:30) Breakdown of college’s […]

Duration:01:07:21

April 22, 2019: “Nick Arbaugh – I have a hard shell, but I’m soft inside.”

4/22/2019
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In season two, episode twenty-two of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala interview Student Senate President Nick Arbaugh ’20 about Student Senate and freedom of expression. Bullet Points Bullet Report: Update on Gettysburg College Athletics (see more in our sports section) (0:30) Interview with Nick Arbaugh ’20 (2:10)

Duration:00:47:36

April 15, 2019: “GAD-urday? I’m strongly against it.”

4/15/2019
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In season two, episode twenty-one of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala recount their own experiences — and non-experiences — at Get Acquainted Day and then break down the Student Senate presidential and vice presidential election, the results of which will be announced later Monday evening, April 15. Then, we re-air an interview about online courses […]

Duration:00:50:32

April 8, 2019: “Sarah Appedu says textbook prices are a social justice issue”

4/8/2019
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In season two, episode twenty of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss an art studio controversy, the proposed business major, and peace and justice week. Then, Mangala sits down with Musselman Library Scholarly Communications Assistant Sarah Appedu ’18 to discuss her work to address high textbook costs at Gettysburg. Bullet Points Conversation regarding controversy at Juried Student Exhibition in […]

Duration:00:39:56

March 25, 2019: “Nadine Snyder explains proposed elimination of plastic bags”

3/25/2019
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In season two, episode nineteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss the last month of campus news. Then, Mangala sits down with Student Senate Sustainability Chair Nadine Snyder ’21 to discuss her committee’s proposal to eliminate plastic bags on the Gettysburg College campus. Bullet Points Discussion of efforts to impeach Student Senate officers (0:40) Analysis of tuition […]

Duration:00:36:44

March 4, 2019: “Bill O’Hara shares his experience teaching an online summer course”

3/4/2019
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In season two, episode eighteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss the campus conversation about Bob Garthwait. Then, Pontz sits down with Assistant Professor of Music Theory Bill O’Hara to discuss online hybrid summer courses. Bullet Points Discussion of campus forum on Bob Garthwait photo (0:30) Overview of Student Senate’s plan to add menstrual care products […]

Duration:01:04:39

February 25, 2019: “Bob Garthwait and the meaning of a liberal arts education”

2/25/2019
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In season two, episode seventeen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala break down the Bob Garthwait story and discuss the meaning of a liberal arts education. Bullet Points Discussion of Bob Garthwait story and associated fallout (0:30) Bullet Report: Update on Gettysburg College Athletics (see more in our sports section) (43:40)

Duration:00:45:42

February 11, 2019: “Robert Iuliano likes pineapple on pizza … really”

2/11/2019
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In season two, episode sixteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss the recent announcement of Gettysburg College’s fifteenth president. Then, they sit down with Associate Professor of Health Sciences Amy Dailey to discuss her epidemiological research on food insecurity in Adams County. Bullet Points Discussion of Robert Iuliano’s first visit to campus (1:20) Recap […]

Duration:00:59:24

February 4, 2019: “Amy Dailey talks food insecurity in Adams County”

2/4/2019
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In season two, episode fifteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss the recent announcement of Gettysburg College’s fifteenth president. Then, they sit down with Associate Professor of Health Sciences Amy Dailey to discuss her epidemiological research on food insecurity in Adams County. Bullet Points Announcement of the new college president, Robert Iuliano (0:30) Discussion […]

Duration:00:51:59

January 28, 2019: Marta Robertson discusses music in Japanese internment camps

1/28/2019
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In season two, episode fourteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss a spate of burglaries and the college’s hazing report. Then, they sit down with Dr. Marta Robertson, a musicologist in the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, to discuss her recent paper on music in Japanese internment camps during World War II. Bullet Points Report […]

Duration:00:47:21

December 10, 2018: Faith Biesecker discusses new DPS student committee, Title IX investigations, dogs of DPS

12/10/2018
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In season two, episode thirteen of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss a recent lawsuit filed against the college as well as plans for a new business major. Then, Pontz talks to Faith Biesecker, Assistant Director of the Department of Public Safety for Community Engagement. Bullet Points Update on college’s plans for new business major (0:30) Discussion of […]

Duration:00:51:14

December 3, 2018: “Hannah Dalzell discusses diversity, Burgburst, and YouTube Vine Compilations”

12/3/2018
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In season two, episode twelve of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala discuss outbreaks of “disease and disorder” in the waning weeks of classes. Then, Pontz talks to Hannah Dalzell, Chair of the Student Senate Diversity Committee. Bullet Points Breakdown of Hand, Foot, and Mouth outbreak at college and class attendance procedures (0:35) Update on college contractor charged with stalking […]

Duration:00:39:51

November 19, 2018: “Andrew Dalton debriefs midterms, discusses Democrats’ strategy moving forward”

11/19/2018
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In season two, episode eleven of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala bemoan the latest mold saga at Gettysburg College and recap other news from the past two weeks. Then, they talk to Andrew Dalton, President of College Democrats. Bullet Points Recap of last week’s dedication of Vietnam Memorial (see also: feature on veterans honored) (0:35) Discussion […]

Duration:00:51:10

November 5, 2018: “What on earth has been going on recently at Gettysburg College?”

11/5/2018
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In season two, episode ten of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala break down the past two weeks in Gettysburg College news including: Overview of campus remembrances and educational events after the Tree of Life Massacre (0:40) Reading of excerpt from Hannah Labovitz’s op-ed in The Gettysburgian on the subject (6:30) PSA that Tuesday, November 6 is Election […]

Duration:00:51:24

October 29, 2018: “Ivana Lopez Espinosa discusses role of Senate Diversity Committee, her work researching diversity at Gettysburg”

10/29/2018
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In season two, episode nine of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala sit down with Ivana Lopez Espinosa ’19, Student Senator and student assistant in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, to discuss her participation in Student Senate and research conducted over the summer through Musselman Library’s Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows program. Bullet Points Interview with […]

Duration:00:41:30

October 22, 2018: “Anna Perry shares perspective on LGBTQA student experiences at Gettysburg, message for next college president”

10/22/2018
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In season two, episode eight of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala sit down with Anna Perry ’21, Program Coordinator for the Office of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education, to discuss their activism on campus and message for the next college president. Pontz and Mangala also recap the news from the past week. Bullet Points Discussion of last […]

Duration:00:41:50

October 15, 2018: “Professor Alice Brawley Newlin discusses the gig economy”

10/15/2018
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In season two, episode seven of “On Target,” Pontz sits down with Dr. Alice Brawley Newlin, Assistant Professor of Management at Gettysburg College, to discuss her research on the gig economy. Pontz and Mangala also recap the news from the first two weeks in October including an investigative piece on facilities and maintenance at the […]

Duration:00:46:58

October 1, 2018: “Bob Kallin reflects on career at Gettysburg, $160 million campaign”

10/1/2018
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In season two, episode six of “On Target,” Pontz sits down with Bob Kallin, Vice President of Development, Alumni & Parent Relations (DAPR), about his nine-year career at Gettysburg College (capping more than four decades of fundraising experience) including the $160 million GettysburGreat campaign. Pontz and Mangala also break down the news from the previous […]

Duration:00:48:25

September 24, 2018: “Grace Wenzel talks women’s rights, Student Senate, College Dems”

9/25/2018
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In season two, episode five of “On Target,” Mangala sits down with Student Senate Information Technology Committee Chair and College Democrats Student Senate Representative Grace Wenzel ’21 about upcoming initiatives and events for both organizations. Pontz and Mangala also break down the news from the past week including The Gettysburgian‘s 11-month investigation into an on-campus DUI, […]

Duration:00:35:09