Fearless Friday: Naima Scott & Caroline Lewis

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Naima Scott and Caroline Lewis for all the work they have done in our community as well as working on this year’s Vagina… Continue reading

No One Like Me

“What are you interested in majoring in?” “Umm, I’m not sure yet, but probably mathematics.” “Oh.” I am then faced with a look that says, “Are you sure that’s what you want to… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock

This week, SURGE is highlighting the fearless work of Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock ’18. Andeulazia, originally from Chantilly, Virginia, is a junior at Gettysburg College and majors in Spanish/Latin American Studies. As a dedicated member… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Piper O’Keefe

This Friday we celebrate the fearless leadership of Piper O’Keefe! Piper is a senior studying globalization and political science. Currently, Piper is the president of the College Democrats, a fellow with the Eisenhower… Continue reading

this may mean doing things a bit differently from here on out

OccupyPennHall failed. Embittered by a failed election and its hateful aftermath, students parked themselves in protest. The act precluded and followed an irruption of a faculty meeting. Therein, sitting professors tuned into pleas… Continue reading


This week we are celebrating the work of Venissa Ledesma ’19. Venissa is a sophomore at Gettysburg College from San Diego, California. She is an Environmental Studies major and a Peace and Justice… Continue reading

Realtors, Resistance, and White Roses

I remember driving to school with my mother, eyes wide. I thought, as we passed by buildings and stores and little cafes with seats outside, that the small suburban town we were driving… Continue reading

I Hope

As I have gotten older, I have learned that no matter how hard I try, I am never going to be able to repay my mother for everything that she did for me.… Continue reading

A Note from a Naive, Soft-Hearted Liberal

“I’m voting for Trump,” my step-dad announced this summer. Through and through he is Republican, but his backing of Trump still shocked me. When I asked him why, he said that he thought… Continue reading


This Friday we are celebrating the work of Anya Jameson ’17, a senior at Gettysburg College who is originally from Gettysburg, PA. Anya is a Political Science major and a Middle Eastern/Islamic Studies… Continue reading