Realtors, Resistance, and White Roses

I remember driving to school with my mother, eyes wide. I thought, as we passed by buildings and stores and little cafes with seats outside, that the small suburban town we were driving… Continue reading

I Hope

As I have gotten older, I have learned that no matter how hard I try, I am never going to be able to repay my mother for everything that she did for me.… Continue reading

A Note from a Naive, Soft-Hearted Liberal

“I’m voting for Trump,” my step-dad announced this summer. Through and through he is Republican, but his backing of Trump still shocked me. When I asked him why, he said that he thought… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Anya Jameson

This Friday we are celebrating the work of Anya Jameson ’17, a senior at Gettysburg College who is originally from Gettysburg, PA. Anya is a Political Science major and a Middle Eastern/Islamic Studies… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Yasmine Perry

This Friday, we are celebrating the work of Yasmine Perry ’17. Yasmine, who is originally from Orange, New Jersey, is a senior at Gettysburg College and is majoring in English and minoring in… Continue reading

Lifting A Weight Off My Shoulders

It’s a familiar scene for anyone who’s entered the Jaeger Center. You walk past the entrance desk, past the rock wall, the blue mats with some students stretching; there, the cardio machines, some… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Casey O’Higgins

This week is Spirit week. Because of this, today’s Fearless Friday honors a student who has worked tirelessly to promote education around LGBTQ issues. Casey O’Higgins is a senior from Detriot, Michigan, who… Continue reading

Post-College Pride

So I was on this date, right, with a man I met in my hometown. In my hometown, except for a few friends, people don’t really know that I’m trans, that I have… Continue reading

I Was Assaulted

TRIGGER WARNING: Contains content about sexual assault My first assault happened when I was 18. It was the summer after high school and I was at my boyfriend’s graduation party. None of us… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: VANESSA MARTINEZ

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, Surge is pleased to honor the work of Vanessa Martinez ’19. Vanessa is an Anthropology major with a Peace and Justice Studies minor from Los Angeles,… Continue reading