Category Archive: student activism

You Only Remember Your Tragedies

I am tired. I am tired of going to class and listening to my professor’s ignore my history. I am tired of going to office hours and them telling me that I am… Continue reading

Dear Society

“I can not wait to study abroad” multiple friends tell me All I do is shake my head and reply “mhm I can not wait either” I lied to them I can not… Continue reading

I am

Hearing undocumented I want it to be for means of empowerment, I am tired of the pity look, of the silence, of hesitation, of the thick air and the tension Whenever I let… Continue reading

This Is How You Lose Me

I liked the intimate setting of the class at first. The silence before the professor walked in. The cramped room. It always smelled like citrus cleaning products. Some hair gel mixed in there,… Continue reading

Attention Seeker

“Why are you such an attention seeker? What pain? Where’s the sorrow? You’re just an attention seeker!” I just sat there, in the bathroom on the ground alone. Cold, so cold, I’m so… Continue reading

The Rush to Fit In

“I like how I look in the mirror,” I shout to my roommate for a third time this morning. I’ve been staring at myself for a good twenty minutes today. “Are you sure… Continue reading

The Bravest Woman I Know

Editor’s Note: Last Friday, April 20, 2018, Gettysburg College students organized a campus-wide walkout to protest all forms of gun violence as part of Gettysburg College’s first annual Peace and Justice Week. Over the… Continue reading

I Have Not Lost Someone to Gun Violence

Editor’s Note: Last Friday, April 20, 2018, Gettysburg College students organized a campus-wide walkout to protest all forms of gun violence as part of Gettysburg College’s first annual Peace and Justice Week. Over the… Continue reading

Gettysburg Against Gun Violence

Editor’s Note: Last Friday, April 20, 2018, Gettysburg College students organized a campus-wide walkout to protest all forms of gun violence as part of Gettysburg College’s first annual Peace and Justice Week. Over the… Continue reading

Do you really want to walk in my shoes?

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault There is a problematic irony in the philanthropy event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which took place on campus this week. I do not want to undermine the… Continue reading