My Night As A Sex Tourist

I’ve been studying in Copenhagen, Denmark for a few months now, and since I had a week off to travel (perks of studying abroad), I took the opportunity to spend a few nights… Continue reading

FEARLESS: Immersion Projects

Fearless Friday celebrates individuals, groups, or events that promote change or challenge injustice. Students on an Immersion Project in New Orleans are definitely doing some great work this week! The students spent part… Continue reading

Lady Gaga, Racist Jokes, and Other Pet Peeves

When I was a kid, my sister would whistle whenever I entered a room because she knew that it bothered me. I picked up on this trick, and I use it even now… Continue reading

Style Watch: Blackface Edition

“We at no point attempted to portray an African women by painting her skin black. We wanted a tanned and golden skin to be showcased as part of the beauty aesthetic of this… Continue reading

The Age Of “Girls”

How do you know when you’re a…                                                                   Good kisser?                                                                   Pothead?                                                                   Medium?                                                                   Woman? According to Google Search, knowing when you’re a woman is the fourth most pressing question on the… Continue reading

FEARLESS: Steph Adamczak

Fearless Friday celebrates individuals, groups, or events that promote change or challenge injustice. Steph Adamczak ’15 has been shaking things up on campus by having some fearless conversations about the current investments Gettysburg College… Continue reading

Culture Shock

Take one week living in our culture: Monday: A student quotes other students on Overheard at Gettysburg. “In the commons at 8:50am. Two girls. Completely serious. Girl 1: Have you been outside? Girl… Continue reading

That Awkward Moment When I Accidentally Internalized Racism

I recently attended a conference about the importance of Africana Studies (AFS) and it had a panel of visiting professors that consisted of mostly black men and women. I was beyond impressed by… Continue reading

FEARLESS: Casey Butrico and Melanie Emerson

Fearless Friday celebrates individuals, groups, or events that promote change or challenge injustice.                               Casey Butrico (‘16) and Melanie Emerson (‘16) recently started a discussion group called Students for Reproductive Justice. This group… Continue reading

Information – Access: Denied

I have been privileged during my lifetime to always have the opportunity to learn about something if I wanted to. When I became interested in music and psychology—or even when I was learning… Continue reading