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10 Wonderfully Quirky Wonders You’ll Find in Paris, France

If someone blindfolded me and brought me out to the Champs Élysées, I could tell I was in Paris, just by the wind, the cars and the cobblestone below my feet. Hemingway called being in Paris in your twenties, “a movable feast,” because it is an experience one carries with them for the rest of…

10 Self-Care Tips and Tricks for Success: COVID-19 Edition

POV: You’re 7 months into a pandemic and a civil rights movement, while juggling academic responsibilities, internships and work. Whether you’re self-quarantining or with your family/friends, most students need a little time to participate in some self-care. Don’t worry–read on for 10 tips and tricks to help you practice self-care! 1. Cute Masks  giphy.com Is…

Should You Sell Out? On the Value of Writing from an...

For this to make sense I should say one thing first: I’m an English major. That should do a lot of the expository heavy lifting.  Aside from that, I love writing. unsplash.com Over the last six months of quarantined self-reflection, I came to fully discover and accept my passion for the written word. I truly…

10 Writing Jobs to Prove You Won’t Be Unemployed Forever

You have an English degree; you’ve spent tireless hours completing reading after reading, spent late nights cramming to finish that 15 page paper, all for what? To land the job of your dreams of course. But this path isn’t as straight and narrow as other majors, and it can prove difficult to find a job…

Leveling Up My Senior Year

Everyone keeps on asking me how I feel about approaching my senior year of college. I find myself reluctant to say that I’m actually excited. I feel really nervous because I know this is the most important year to open myself up to the best opportunities post-graduation. This knowledge feels especially pressing because I’m very…

CM’s Guide to the Animation Major

Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” As cheesy as this may sound, you have come here because, like myself, the possibility of pursuing something as crazy and time consuming as animation fascinates you. Animation proves much more than just doodling, making up a couple of interesting characters to…

How to Start a Term Paper That Will Blow Your Teacher’s...

Intro, three body paragraphs, conclusion, repeat; the good old five-paragraph essay we all know and love well. That’s how we were taught how to start a research paper. High school English teachers drill this routine into our brains, leaving little room for experimentation. So when I walked into my first college English class, I experienced…

The 10 Finest Colleges for English Majors 2019

If you’re a constant page-turner and master analyst, look no further. From novels, poetry and nonfiction to plays, articles and film, English majors study the written word and the way it’s engrained in society and culture. Reading may transport you to settings and introduce you to characters far beyond your imagination, and studying English in…

Why I’m Not as Active as I Utilized to Be

When I was little, I did everything. I played outside with my friends for hours, took several dance classes, and played tennis, soccer, swimming, basketball and kickball. My elementary school held “Before School Sports” where the gym would open before school and put on activities. I joined in my elementary school’s dance troupe fourth grade…

My Experience on a Lit Journal Personnel Sparked a Light Within...

I always thought I knew what I was put on this Earth to do. I was destined to become a writer with a best-selling novel—a goal of mine since my freshman year of high school. And it all changed when I took a required class for my major, English 324: Sheepshead Review Practicum. The literary…

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