Tag Archive: Black Lives Matter

Gettysburg Against Gun Violence

Editor’s Note: Last Friday, April 20, 2018, Gettysburg College students organized a campus-wide walkout to protest all forms of gun violence as part of Gettysburg College’s first annual Peace and Justice Week. Over the… Continue reading

When Protest Doesn’t Quite Fit the Mold

White people protesting is powerful. It is a privilege to be guaranteed that someone will listen to us, as pointed out by Jerome Clarke in a piece about last year’s “Won’t Stand For Hate”… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Alexa Laboy

In this week’s edition of Fearless Friday, SURGE is honoring Alexa Laboy ‘18 for all of her impressive work in our campus community. Alexa, who is from New York City, is majoring in… Continue reading

BANG

I am afraid Your black skin. My skin. Our skin is one skin.  A skin that say Bullseye. Shoot. I am innocent. Bang. Bang. Bang. I am waiting for someone to notice that… Continue reading

On white guilt.

I didn’t always realize what white guilt was, only that it existed. It’s not as cut-and-dry as it seems. It actually took me years to understand it, which is why I was unsurprised… Continue reading

FEARLESS FRIDAY: Jasmine Santana

In this week’s Fearless Friday piece, SURGE would like to spotlight Jasmine Santana ’16! Jasmine is a currently a senior IDS major who focuses on socio-linguistics. In other words, she critically analyzes the… Continue reading

Fearless Friday: Ja’Nai Harris

Ja’Nai Harris ’16 is a fearless advocate for equity, diversity, and justice here at Gettysburg. Her efforts have been instrumental in planning several important events on campus including the #BlackLivesMatter vigil held on… Continue reading