FEARLESS FRIDAY: Sherfy Battlefield Garden

In this edition of Fearless Friday, we’re highlighting one of the newer service projects that Gettysburg College is involved with: Sherfy Battlefield Garden. This summer will mark the fourth planting season at Sherfy,… Continue reading

In God We Trust

Almost everywhere I turn I can hear someone saying, “America is a Christian nation!” likely yelled or grumbled with impressive, and sometimes concerning, aggression. I can’t go through a week without this phrase… Continue reading

Bandidos Mexicano

Twin day sounded like an innocent enough theme for Homecoming spirit week at a high school. It was just people wearing matching clothes, taking some pictures, and laughing a bit. But that day,… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Taylor Bury

This week, SURGE is pleased to feature Taylor Bury ’16 as Gettysburg’s Fearless Leader! Taylor is a senior at Gettysburg College. She is a Biology Major from York, Pennsylvania. She has been involved with Student… Continue reading

Between Crazy and Fine

As a young Latina, I grew up hiding the fact that I met with a therapist and that I suffered from depression and anxiety. Conversations about mental well-being or taking steps to cope… Continue reading

Beyond Beyoncé’s Halftime Show

In the weeks following the Super Bowl there has been quite an uproar regarding the halftime show featuring Beyoncé, Coldplay and Bruno Mars. All over Twitter, Facebook, blogs, news outlets, and in political… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Kelsey DeRaffele

SURGE is honored to feature Kelsey DeRaffele ’16 for Fearless Friday! Kelsey is a senior Sociology major. She’s originally from Golden’s Bridge, NY and has spent her time at Gettysburg College getting as… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Erin Meachem

In this round of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring the work of Erin Meachem ‘16! Erin is originally from Queensbury, New York and is currently in her senior year at Gettysburg, majoring in… Continue reading

No Justice Given

I’ve spent a considerable amount of time analyzing privilege and looking at how systems in the United States often work to further oppress the vulnerable, while keeping the privileged in power. I have… Continue reading

Q&A: Privilege and Allyship

Question: I’ve always wondered about this: as a white, heterosexual male person who cares about the way minorities and marginalized populations are treated, what gives me the right to feel offended or call… Continue reading