Great Tips on Writing

Parker Gregory Shpak So you want to write?  No easy task.  You can’t just sit down and pump out some words.  You can’t just write.  No.  NO!  Writing is much more than that—it’s a metaphysical triumph of the spirit over the physical.  Naturally, you need to prepare yourself.  Let’s say you have an essay or… More Great Tips on Writing

A Day in the Life of the Least (or, Maybe Most) Stereotypical English Major

Bailey Shea It’s Tuesday night, and I have a very busy day tomorrow. Though I should be getting ready for a good night’s rest, I’m filling out one of those Buzzfeed quizzes that tells you your ideal major based on your fast food preferences and your dorm room décor (because “finding yourself” through a Buzzfeed quiz is… More A Day in the Life of the Least (or, Maybe Most) Stereotypical English Major

How to Conquer this Year’s National Poetry Month, the 30 for 30 Challenge

Kelly Stoldt Every year, I feel obligated as a poet to participate in the 30 for 30 challenge when April rolls around.  In order to celebrate National Poetry Month, the challenge consists of writing a poem a day, for 30 days straight. And, every year, the same thing happens. Writer’s block hates me.  I forget. … More How to Conquer this Year’s National Poetry Month, the 30 for 30 Challenge

Caffeinated Beverage Alternatives and Essay Writing

Photo by Matthew Henry from Burst Jack Sullivan It’s the end of March, and spring fever is starting to loom throughout campus. While the spring weather permits more outdoor activities, the term papers are multiplying.  If caffeinated beverages make you overly jittery and too anxious to actually focus, like me, doing work at this point… More Caffeinated Beverage Alternatives and Essay Writing

Ten Ways to Style Your Bookshelf for the Perfect #Shelfie

Lilia Shen All photos by Lilia Shen. If you’ve got messy stacks of books sitting around your house or if you just want to make your bookshelves more #Aesthetic, then this is the perfect post for you. I’ve got ten different ways that you can style your bookshelf to get those books off the floor… More Ten Ways to Style Your Bookshelf for the Perfect #Shelfie