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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

September 17, 2018: “Nick Arbaugh says students need to have agency to shape campus experience”

9/17/2018
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In season two, episode four of “On Target,” Pontz sits down with Student Senate President Nick Arbaugh ’20 to discuss his plans for the upcoming year in Student Senate, his hopes for the next President of Gettysburg College, and his belief that students need to take more ownership of their experience to effectuate change in […]

Duration:00:47:18

September 10, 2018: “Presidential Search Chair Charlie Scott gives a progress report”

9/10/2018
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In season two, episode three of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala sit down with Presidential Search Committee Chair Charlie Scott and chat about the upcoming midterm elections and a recent op-ed in The Gettysburgian advocating the end of college-sponsored Greek Life. Bullet Points Discussion about Liam Kerr’s op-ed suggesting the end of college-sponsored Greek Life (0:30) Update […]

Duration:00:47:59

September 3, 2018: “President Janet Morgan Riggs promises no senioritis”

9/3/2018
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In season two, episode two of “On Target,” Pontz and Mangala sit down with Gettysburg College President Janet Morgan Riggs and chat about developments at the Eisenhower Institute, the Management Department, and Student Senate. Bullet Points Update on The Eisenhower Institute’s Fall 2018 Programming (0:40) The management department is working on plans to propose a […]

Duration:00:52:28

August 27, 2018: “Dr. James Day plays the banjo (and has some plans for the Conservatory)”

8/27/2018
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In the first episode of "On Target"'s second season, Benjamin Pontz and Gauri Mangala break down news from the summer months at Gettysburg College. Then, they sit down with Dr. James Day, the new director of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, to talk about his life, career, and outlook for his tenure at Gettysburg.

Duration:00:51:33

May 13, 2018: “Season Finale”

5/13/2018
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In the 21st episode and season one finale of On Target, Pontz and Welch discuss the news of the past month, including the revocation of a degree and the departure of a president. Then, Gettysburgian Co-Sports Editors Elizabeth Hilfrank and Claire Healey sit down with head swimming coach Mike Rawleigh and Pontz and Welch talk to DPS Officer Ricky Pearce. Plus: Pontz delivers the Bullet Report and Welch bids farewell to On Target and The Gettysburgian.

Duration:00:59:58

On Target Interview: Darryl Jones on Building More Diversity at Gettysburg College

4/19/2018
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Jamie Welch sits down with Senior Associate Director of Admissions Darryl Jones for a wide-ranging interview including his background, the application review process, and some reflection on efforts to build more diversity at Gettysburg College. Extracted from the April 8, 2018 episode of On Target.

Duration:00:35:26

April 15, 2018: “Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative”

4/15/2018
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In the 20th episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch discuss the news of the past few weeks, including Greek Evaluations and the Student Senate elections. Then, Welch sits down with Entrepreneur-in-Residence Drew Murphy and student coordinators Delia Craig and Noah Pompan to talk about the new Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative.

Duration:00:45:53

April 8, 2018: “Davis and Darryl”

4/8/2018
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In the 19th episode of On Target, Gettysburgian Co-Sports Editors Elizabeth Hilfrank and Claire Healey talk to Women's Basketball Coach Nate Davis about the team's winning season. Then, Welch sits down with Senior Associate Director of Admissions Darryl Jones for a wide-ranging interview including his background, the application review process, and some reflection on efforts to build more diversity at Gettysburg College.

Duration:00:51:32

April 1, 2018: “April Fools’ Special – Off Target”

4/1/2018
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In the 18th episode of On Target, the staff of The Gettysburgian share stories from our April Fools' edition. All of the content in this episode is satire, and should not be taken seriously. Think of this episode less as an On Target episode and more as an Off Target episode.

Duration:00:51:56

March 11, 2018: “That IS How Markets Work”

3/11/2018
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In the 17th episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch talk tuition and discuss the continuing mold saga. Student Senate Parliamentarian Pat McKenna shares his thoughts on a variety of topics including freedom of expression and Student Senate election reform. Plus: Sounds of Sunderman returns to On Target.

Duration:00:51:21

March 3, 2018: “Mold and Maintenance”

3/3/2018
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In the 16th episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch interview Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students Julie Ramsey and Vice President of Finance and Administration Dan Konstalid about the mold in Hanson Hall and other maintenance concerns. Also: Student Senate President Luke Frigon weighs in on the ongoing mold debacle and the college's response in the wake of a fiery Student Senate meeting on Monday. Plus: Pontz delivers the perennial Bullet Report.

Duration:00:54:17

February 23, 2018: “Rep. Scott Perry”

2/23/2018
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In the 15th episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch discuss the latest in mold news. Also: Gettysburgian Opinions Editor Joshua Wagner welcomes us to Planet Earth. Then Pontz and Welch interview U.S. Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA4) about immigration, gun control, and several other subjects.

Duration:00:49:03

February 11, 2018: “Gettysburg Winter Olympics”

2/11/2018
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In the fourteenth episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch discuss the recent bout of winter weather on campus, hybrid courses, and our editorial on the draft freedom of expression philosophy. Then, Gettysburgian Co-Sports Editor Elizabeth Hilfrank talks to new head football coach Kevin Burke about his transition into the role.

Duration:00:39:11

February 4, 2018: “Mold and Marijuana”

2/4/2018
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In the thirteenth episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch discuss the town hall on the draft philosophy on freedom of expression, mold in Hanson, and marijuana in Paul. Then, Pontz speaks with Jennifer Bloomquist, Associate Provost and Chair of the Freedom Of Expression Workgroup, about this week's town hall and the next steps for the draft philosophy.

Duration:00:59:05

January 27, 2018: “Comings and Goings”

1/27/2018
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In the twelfth episode of On Target and the first episode of the spring semester, Pontz and Welch recap all of the comings and goings that happened over winter break and discuss the recently unveiled philosophy on freedom of expression. Then, they talk to Michael Mancuso '19 about senate reform, pond scum, and more!

Duration:00:47:01

December 10, 2017: “A Dartlet Approved Message”

12/10/2017
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In the eleventh episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch talk about the college’s new branding strategy, the senate’s new conference amendment and the conservatory’s new director search. Then, they talk to Nick Arbaugh '20 about conferences, free speech and more.

Duration:00:51:15

November 12, 2017: “Model Camels”

11/12/2017
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In the tenth episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch have the scoop on the new CUB Eatery. Also: the requisite Student Senate update and Bullet Report. Then, they talk to Spencer King '19 about his background, his studies and his involvement on campus.

Duration:00:52:58

October 29, 2017: “From BRP to BEP”

10/29/2017
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In the ninth episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch give an update on the freedom of expression committee and provide an update on the latest happenings in Student Senate. Then, they talk to Joe Lynch, Executive Director of Alumni Relations, about the life and legacy of college President Emeritus Gordon Haaland, who passed away this past week.

Duration:00:31:44

October 22, 2017: “The Textbook Crisis”

10/22/2017
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In the eighth episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch give an update on the college’s emergency response protocol and provide an update on the latest happenings in Student Senate. Then, Pontz talks to Janelle Wertzberger and Chris Barnes of Musselman Library about Open Access Week.

Duration:00:51:44

October 15, 2017: “Lame Advice”

10/15/2017
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In the seventh episode of On Target, Pontz and Welch provide an update on the freedom of expression committee, and examine questions surrounding recent deployments of the campus emergency alert system. Then, Ben talks to College Republicans co-president Zachary Sobeck about his recent trip to a Trump policy speech in a wide ranging interview covering everything from taxes to DACA.

Duration:00:52:09