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

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Casey O’Higgins

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

FEARLESS FRIDAY: VANESSA MARTINEZ

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

BANG

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

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Michael Deleon

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