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

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

More than a Hot Neighborhood

Maybe you don’t have to care about what goes on outside of your little bubble, whether that’s Gettysburg or your hometown. After all, ignorance is bliss. But while you find comfort in your… 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