Amanda is senior who was born and raised in New York City, New York. The inspiration from her short story was living in this wonderful city. She is a mathematics major, but while she is not in class she enjoys participating in Tri Sigma Sorority, Gettysburg College Dance Ensemble, B.O.M.B. Squad, and Colleges Against Cancer.
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.