Rebecca Hill Whenever I tell people that I’m an English and Economics major I tend to get surprised glances. “That’s an unusual combination,” I’ve been told more than once. “It’s good to be a writer in economics because a lot of economists are better at math than writing,” I’ll say. The discussion usually ends there.… More What Can Economics Do For Literature?
Amanda McCarthy Found poetry has been saturating the poetry world, from blackout poems to republishing snippets of sex offender law cases. Found poetry is crafted out of any work by rearranging, omitting, or just spacing out a text. In honor of the film adaptation of Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer’s release last week, here are five… More Five Government Control Books Turned Found Poetry
Andrew Katz Alright, I’m feeling particularly positive today, so I thought it might be good to think about some cool quotes from some pretty smart people and how they can put you in your feelings. The world can be a dark and scary place sometimes (especially at night), but you always have to remember all… More 6 Author’s Quotes to Make You Feel Better About the World
Max Gasner Dear <student>, This letter is for you: the student who pretends they know where they’re going but have no idea. I know it’s hard to see everyone appear to have their life sorted out. Some of them may, but many of them are just as lost as you. I’ve spent years trying to… More An Open Letter to the College Student Who Doesn’t Know Where They’re Going
Austin Hill During the peak of winter when the temperature dipped into the single digits, my motivation was at an all time low. The ground was still covered in snow. This kept me locked away in my room, where I had spent the last few days finishing a midterm essay. Part of finishing this essay… More 3 Reasons to Read Your Writing to a Dog
Brianna McNish 2017 was a watershed year for writers of color: four out of the five finalists for the 2017 National Book Award were writers of color and Colson Whitehead was the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for The Underground Railroad. Yet, people of color still face significant adversity in the realm of publishing,… More 5 Books by People of Color You Should Read