SURGE

Surge is a student blog at Gettysburg College where systemic issues of justice matter. Posts are originally published at surgegettysburg.wordpress.com

Through stories and reflection, these blog entries relate personal experiences to larger issues of equity, demonstrating that –isms are structural problems, not actions defined by individual prejudice.

We intend to popularize justice, helping each other to recognize our biases and unlearn the untruths.

Surge is supported by the Center for Public Service at Gettysburg College.

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2017

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Fearless Friday: Alexa Laboy, Alexa Laboy (October 13, 2017)

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Pacifism Against the Alt-Right, Anonymous (September 21, 2017)

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This is What it Means to be a DACA Recipient, E. R. P. and M. P. (September 7, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Haya Mohanna, Haya M. Mohanna (April 28, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Laurel Downie, Laurel Downie (April 14, 2017)

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Do You Really Want to Walk in My Shoes?, Anonymous (April 6, 2017)

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Bystander Behavior in his Fucking House, Anonymous (April 4, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Julie Schuldt & Hannah Dallman, Julie Schuldt and Hannah Dallman (March 24, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Chelsea Paige Johnson, Chelsea Paige Johnson (March 10, 2017)

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Fearless Friday Naima Scott & Caroline Lewis, Naima Scott and Caroline Lewis (February 24, 2017)

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No One Like Me, Gisselle Flores (February 22, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock, Andeulazia Hughes-Murdock (February 17, 2017)

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Fearless Friday: Piper O'Keefe, Piper D. O'Keefe (February 3, 2017)

2016

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Fearless Friday: Venissa Ledesma, Venissa Ledesma (December 9, 2016)

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Realtors, Resistance, and White Roses, Casey Trattner (December 7, 2016)

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I Hope, Mai Trinh (December 1, 2016)

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A Note From A Naive, Soft-Hearted Liberal, Katia Rubinstein (November 21, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Anya Jameson, Anya Jameson (November 11, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Yasmine Perry, Yasmine Perry (November 4, 2016)

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Lifting A Weight Off My Shoulders, Ali Lauro (October 26, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Casey O'Higgins, Casey O'Higgins (October 21, 2016)

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Post-College Pride, Beau Charles (October 20, 2016)

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I Was Assaulted, Anonymous (October 16, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Vanessa Martinez, Vanessa Martinez (October 14, 2016)

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Bang, Lexus Davis (October 12, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Michael Deleon, Michael Deleon (October 7, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Tiffany Lane, Tiffany Lane (September 30, 2016)

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I'm In Pain, But You Can't See It, Anonymous (September 28, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Julie Davin, Julie E. Davin (September 23, 2016)

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Your Masculinity Does Not Make You My Judge and Jury, Melissa Lauro (September 19, 2016)

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I Am Me, Vanessa Martinez (September 15, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Laila Mufty, Laila M. Mufty (April 22, 2016)

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A Targeted Existence, Melissa J. Lauro (April 18, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Senait Weldemariam, Senait S. Weldemariam (April 8, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Jeffrey White, Jeffrey M. White (April 1, 2016)

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On White Guilt., Emma R. Okell (March 30, 2016)

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Whose Story? His-Story., Meghan E. O'Donnell (March 28, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Sherfy Battlefield Garden, Emma E. Korowotny (March 25, 2016)

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In God We Trust, Andrew C. Nosti (March 21, 2016)

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Bandidos Mexicano, Diego A. Rocha (February 29, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Taylor Bury, Taylor B. Bury (February 26, 2016)

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Between Crazy and Fine, Annette Aguilera-Gonzalez (February 24, 2016)

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Beyond Beyoncé’s Halftime Show, Rebecca S. Duffy (February 22, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Kelsey DeRaffele, Kelsey A. DeRaffele (February 19, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Erin Meachem, Erin M. Meachem (February 12, 2016)

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No Justice Given, Alison P. Lauro (February 3, 2016)

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Q&A: Privilege and Allyship, Anonymous (February 2, 2016)

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Fearless Friday: Jasmine Matos, Jasmine S. Matos (January 29, 2016)

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Q&A: The N-Word, Anonymous (January 26, 2016)

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Allies: What Are They Good For?, Beau K. Charles (January 25, 2016)

2015

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Fearless Friday: Samantha Lee, Samantha R. Lee (December 11, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Chentese Stewart-Gartner, Christina L. Bassler (December 4, 2015)

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Alone in a Sea of Crosses, Jhanvi C. Ramaiya (November 30, 2015)

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Attempting to Reason in the Holiday Season, Anonymous (November 23, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Elizabeth Belair, Christina L. Bassler (November 20, 2015)

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I Will Not Wear a Muzzle, Tiarra L. Riggins (November 16, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Peter Rosenberger, Christina L. Bassler (November 13, 2015)

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The Perennial Purple Heart, Anonymous (November 10, 2015)

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Drowning in White Whine, Melissa J. Lauro (November 3, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Fergan Imbert, Christina L. Bassler (October 30, 2015)

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Own Your Experience, Stephen Lin (October 26, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Jerome Clarke, Christina L. Bassler (October 23, 2015)

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To ID or Not to ID, Emma E. Korowotny (October 22, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Jasmine Santana, Christina L. Bassler (October 16, 2015)

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The White Screen, Casey L. Trattner (October 15, 2015)

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Backed by a Bullet, Beau K. Charles (October 13, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Beau Charles, Christina L. Bassler (October 9, 2015)

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Message from the President (of BSU), Ja'Nai Harris (October 8, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Ashley Fernandez, Christina L. Bassler (October 2, 2015)

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Anchored in El Sueno Americano, Anette Aguilera-Gonzalez (October 1, 2015)

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On A Particularly Patriotic Day, Laila M. Mufty (September 29, 2015)

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On Rage, Jerome D. Clarke (September 28, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Kaiden Krueger, Christina L. Bassler (September 25, 2015)

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Not Aborting My Plan, Anonymous (September 24, 2015)

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We'll See You Tomorrow, Devin N. Garnick (September 23, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Rebecca Borovsky, Christina L. Bassler (September 18, 2015)

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I'm Poor, You're Rich, Darren Spirk (September 16, 2015)

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The Scars of Stigma, Andrew C. Nosti (September 5, 2015)

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The Weight of Sarcasm, Meghan E. O'Donnell (August 14, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Class of 2015, Chrisitina L. Bassler (May 15, 2015)

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In Plain Sight, Anonymous (May 4, 2015)

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Fealess Friday: Kelsey Chapman, Christina L. Bassler (April 24, 2015)

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Social Mania, Brianna DiPanni (April 23, 2015)

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Object to Your Affection, Melissa J. Lauro (April 16, 2015)

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A Meal for the Man on the Redline, Stephen Lin (April 13, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Erin Duran, Christina L. Bassler (April 11, 2015)

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When You Can't Quite Place Me, Ali Lauro (April 8, 2015)

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White People Tears, Beau A. Charles (April 6, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Sarah Van De Weert, Christina L. Bassler (March 27, 2015)

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Sincerely, The Quiet Girl, Brianna DiPanni (March 25, 2015)

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But, Why Not?, Anonymous (March 23, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Tiarra Riggins, Christina L. Bassler (March 20, 2015)

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Selma is America, Rashida Aluko-Roberts (March 19, 2015)

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Respiration: Breathing Between the Stacks, Jerome D. Clarke (March 2, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Our Founding Insurgents, Christina L. Bassler (February 27, 2015)

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In the Absence of Peace, Emma R. Okell (February 23, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Jennifer McCary, Christina L. Bassler (February 20, 2015)

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The Price I Didn't Know I'd Pay, Anonymous (February 18, 2015)

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The Cross in My Closet, Ann M. Sasala (February 16, 2015)

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Fearless Friday: Justina Molokwu, Christina L. Bassler (February 13, 2015)