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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

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

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