Why I Am Against Guns

Content Warning: gun violence, suicide, depression I am a suicide attempt survivor. And I am for increased gun control reform. And the reason why this is my position is because I know, if… Continue reading

Stop Pretending To Be Like Me

I was scrolling on my Facebook feed when I saw a post that appeared to be a proposal featuring two women captioned: “She said yes!!!!!!” My first thought was how wonderful it was… Continue reading

That Time I Was Harassed by the Man in the Corner Office

Last summer I worked as the marketing intern in my father’s office, keeping mostly to myself in a small cubicle that I was proud to call my own and conversing daily with the… Continue reading

When “Straight” is the Default Setting

Coming out was never something I pictured myself having to do. Did I plan on being in the closet my entire life? Not exactly. I hardly had a clue that I was gay… Continue reading

When Protest Doesn’t Quite Fit the Mold

White people protesting is powerful. It is a privilege to be guaranteed that someone will listen to us, as pointed out by Jerome Clarke in a piece about last year’s “Won’t Stand For Hate”… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Sex

It’s a typical morning: you wake up, stretch,  get out of bed, and check your phone; there’s a notification. Another man has been accused of sexual violence. The #MeToo movement has sparked a… Continue reading

Happy Graduation.

High school graduation is often considered the first step into a life of new beginnings, independence, and quasi-adulthood. It is a time of celebration, a time to recognize that all of those years… Continue reading

Thank you, Jennifer McCary.

Today, Jennifer McCary, the Associate Dean for Violence Prevention and Resolution, Director of the Women’s Center, and the Title IX Coordinator, will be leaving Gettysburg College to assume a new position as the… Continue reading

Studying Abroad With A Mental Illness

Whenever anybody asks me about my experience studying abroad, I lie. I tell them that it was transformative, that I returned a more confident, learned, and enlightened person. I tell them all of… Continue reading

HBO, America, and Me.

Last year, I took a trip to Philadelphia with one of my friends. I had the combined energy level of a first-year college student, an international student studying abroad and a newcomer to… Continue reading