Monthly Archive: October, 2016

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


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


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


I am afraid Your black skin. My skin. Our skin is one skin.  A skin that say Bullseye. Shoot. I am innocent. Bang. Bang. Bang. I am waiting for someone to notice that… Continue reading


In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is pleased to honor the work of Michael Deleon ‘18. Michael is a originally from Philadelphia, PA, and is a current junior here at Gettysburg… Continue reading