Monthly Archive: November, 2015

Alone in a Sea of Crosses

I grew up in a country where I was part of a religion practiced by few, while always surrounded by people who were like me. We had constant gatherings filled with music and… Continue reading

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