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

How I Met Your Mother & Other Spoiler Alerts

Ted: She chews loudly. Why do you think we call her Chewbacca? Marshall: Because she’s loyal, wears shiny belts, and I resemble a young Harrison Ford. Shortly after this scene in How I Met… Continue reading

How To Look Like A Lesbian Without Even Trying

“Ugh. I hate those pictures. I look like such a lesbian in them,” my cousin explained to me while her family and I sat around their kitchen table. After she said this, her… Continue reading

FEARLESS: One Billion Rising

Fearless Friday celebrates individuals, groups, or events that promote change or challenge injustice.   . One Billion Rising is the annual global celebration associated with the kick-off of the Vagina Monologues. It is… Continue reading