White People Tears

Beau A. Charles, Gettysburg College

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


Many students on the Gettysburg College campus were posed the question: what would your reaction be if the OU SAE scandal had occurred here?

By and far, people responded: Unsurprised.

Talk about high expectations. [excerpt]