The Anonymity of “That Girl”

In 2013, a friend of my friends, a boy a head taller than, 60 pounds heavier than, and one year older than me, forced himself into my life story, permanently. I wasn’t at… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Haya Mohanna

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Haya Mohanna for all of the work she has done in our community. She has received Fearless Friday recognition during her first year… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Laurel Downie

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Laurel Downie for all the work she does in our community, especially towards organizing “Take Back the Night” for Sexual Assault Awareness Week.… Continue reading

Do you really want to walk in my shoes?

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault There is a problematic irony in the philanthropy event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which took place on campus this week. I do not want to undermine the… Continue reading

Bystander Behavior in HIS FUCKING HOUSE

My first semester at Gettysburg, I was at a fraternity party with a group of friends from my floor. As a first-year who spent the majority of her Saturday nights in high school… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Julie Schuldt & Hannah Dallman

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Julie Schuldt and Hannah Dallman for all the work they have done in our community as well as working on Gettysburg College’s first… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Chelsea Paige Johnson

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Chelsea Paige Johnson for her sociological research on race and socioeconomic status among first year students. Chelsea, originally from Washington D.C.,  is a… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Naima Scott & Caroline Lewis

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Naima Scott and Caroline Lewis for all the work they have done in our community as well as working on this year’s Vagina… Continue reading

No One Like Me

“What are you interested in majoring in?” “Umm, I’m not sure yet, but probably mathematics.” “Oh.” I am then faced with a look that says, “Are you sure that’s what you want to… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock

This week, SURGE is highlighting the fearless work of Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock ’18. Andeulazia, originally from Chantilly, Virginia, is a junior at Gettysburg College and majors in Spanish/Latin American Studies. As a dedicated member… Continue reading