Speaking Out

Why do I hold back? Why do I feel a knot in my throat when I want to speak? When I finally speak, my voice disperses across the room into silence. My words… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Ivana Lopez Espinosa

Today we honor Ivana Lopez Espinosa ’19, a senior Sociology major. Ivana is a student assistant at the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, belongs to the Campus Climate Study Implementation Group as well… Continue reading

Caravan I Do Care

A pair of legs that breathe in Strong feet that has cross endless borders Hands that have cultivated millions of trees For you to take away the fruit Traveling on the path of… Continue reading

The Rapid Evolution of Queer Language

**This essay contains terminology that may be considered offensive to some. Names have been changed to protect identities. “You remember Kayla?” “Kayla Riddle?” “Yeah. You know she’s a boy now?” “Oh no shit!… Continue reading

In the Wake of a Report

**TW: Sexual Assault Earlier in the semester, many students and professors gathered in the Junction from 10 am until well into the evening to watch as Christine Blasey Ford and now Supreme Court… Continue reading

Fearless Friday- Hannah Labovitz

This week, we recognize the work of Hannah Labovitz ’21. Hannah is currently pursuing a history major, a Spanish and Public History double minor, and a teaching certification. She is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Melanie Pangol

Today, we celebrate the work of Melanie Pangol ’21. Originally from Ecuador, Melanie was raised in Philly, and has been living in New York in the last few years. On campus, Melanie is… Continue reading

Crumbling the “Oreo” Cookie

They will treat you as if you have come from an outer space planet. They will be amazed by how much you are different from others. People will make jokes about how much… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Candice Montenegro

This Friday, we’re honoring Candice Montenegro ’20, for her incredible work in the Gettysburg College Community. Candice is a junior from Los Angeles, and a double major in Psychology and Spanish/Latin American Caribbean… Continue reading