Attempting to Reason in the Holiday Season

Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, I sit down with my extended family to heaping dishes of mashed potatoes, sleekly polished bowls of green bean casserole, overflowing gravy boats, and, of… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Elizabeth Belair

In this week’s episode of Fearless Friday, SURGE is excited to honor Elizabeth Belair! Elizabeth Belair is a senior at Gettysburg College. Originally from Camden, Maine, Elizabeth has established herself well here on… Continue reading

I Will Not Wear A Muzzle

Students are sent abroad to “become sensitive leaders in our changing world,” states the Gettysburg College Center for Global Education’s mission statement. We are asked to “foster global thinking and to instill a… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Peter Rosenberger

In this week’s Fearless Friday, SURGE would like to honor the work of Peter Rosenberger ‘16! Peter is a Philosophy and English double major with a concentration in writing. Growing up a few… Continue reading

The Perennial Purple Heart

Let’s talk about Veterans’ sacrifices. I must admit that I didn’t know much myself about veterans until one of my siblings entered the Navy. I’m very proud of his service, sacrifice, and dedication… Continue reading

Drowning in White Whine

“What are some examples of white privilege?” my professor asked. I felt an audible tension in the class as this was asked. This is a tricky subject, especially when you’re talking to a… Continue reading


This week, SURGE is showcasing the fabulous Fergan Imbert ‘16 for Fearless Friday! Fergan is a senior at Gettysburg studying Biology with a pre-med concentration. Fergan and his bright smile can be found… Continue reading

Own Your Experience

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Today is Fearless Friday and we’re honoring the magnificent Jerome Clarke ’17! Originally from Philadelphia, (aka the “city of Bromance”), Jerome is currently a Junior at Gettysburg College and is involved in countless… Continue reading

To ID or Not to ID

“And now can I have the last four digits of your Social? Then we’ll both know each other.”    A cloud of anger swept over me. I glanced up from my computer, blinked,… Continue reading