Extra, Extra! Read All About It: Feminism Edition

Lilia Shen Ben Ponton | Creative Commons The beauty of feminist literature is that it comes in all shapes and sizes. One of my best friends mainly reads academic and nonfiction essays as a gender studies major. I personally lean towards feminist literature in the fiction genre, especially novels. Another one of my best friends… More Extra, Extra! Read All About It: Feminism Edition

15 Scintillating Words That’ll Break Your Writers Block

Max Gasner I can’t guarantee these words will make you a better writer, but they may be just what you need to crack open the writer’s block that your creativity is trapped inside. I won’t pretend to be an expert, a published writer, or some mystical word guru. Instead, I prefer the phrase “word enthusiast.”… More 15 Scintillating Words That’ll Break Your Writers Block

Five Books to Help You Survive Any Snow Day

Andrew Katz Well, it’s really happening. Your constant surveillance of the Weather Channel app on your phone, paired with an infrastructure incapable of handling light precipitation, has pleased the weather deities enough that you’ve been granted a snow day. Amazing. Now what? You could spend it like you spent your last snow day, sleeping and… More Five Books to Help You Survive Any Snow Day

Top Ten Pieces of Media that Made Me Realize I was a Feminist

Bailey Shea I’ve always been a feminist, but haven’t always had experience to back it up. Growing up in generally-liberal Connecticut, I didn’t always feel like I needed to prove my strength or defend women. By reading books and listening to music, I realized that many women (including those marginalized due to their race, ethnicity,… More Top Ten Pieces of Media that Made Me Realize I was a Feminist

Why Social Media Poetry Isn’t the End of the World Or, Why Christopher Poindexter is More Successful Than You

Amanda McCarthy unsplash-logoJohannes Roth Poetry looks like leather-bound journals, sounds like typewriter keys, and tastes like lukewarm Malbec. Poetry is something you do in your hybrid study-library with your prized, purebred poodle Pascal at your feet. Sometimes, writers are inherently nostalgic creatures, wanting to crawl back into previous centuries to compose manuscripts. While there is… More Why Social Media Poetry Isn’t the End of the World Or, Why Christopher Poindexter is More Successful Than You

What Book to Read Next Based on How You Decorated your College Dorm Room

Rebecca Hill Whether you’ve found yourself searching recently for the next book on your reading list or for your memories of certain nights in college, you may be surprised to learn that there’s no reason these two experiences can’t be combined—or at least, why not use what you do remember from college to help you… More What Book to Read Next Based on How You Decorated your College Dorm Room