Addiction for Dummies

Anthony McComiskey '14, Gettysburg College

Anthony is from Staten Island, New York. He is a Political Science major with a triple minor in Writing, Philosophy, and Peace and Justice Studies. On campus, he works as a tour guide and a lifeguard. He is the manager of the Swim Team, the current Parliamentarian for the Student Senate, and the Recruitment Chair for Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. After college, he plans on trading campus life for city life with a decent law school and hopes to one day work for the government.


The Mercury is a student-run art and literary magazine released each April. It has been published annually since 1899 at Gettysburg College. All students of the College are invited to participate on the staff and to submit their work for possible publication. Editors are elected annually by the entire staff. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the fall and early spring semesters and are reviewed and chosen anonymously by the staff.