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LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

LGBTQ Activist’s Memoir ‘Mama’s Boy’ is Unique, but Inconsistent

By Palak Jayswal

June 11, 2019

  To preface this review, I have to tell you that memoirs are a leap from my regular reading tastes. As someone who is consistently bored by nonfiction and a serial enthusiast of all things fiction, this book was already in need of something that could catch my eye. Nonetheless, I approached ...

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

Find and Feed Your Inner Artist

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 25, 2019

  Summer is the best time to fill your life with the arts. If you've been pushing off your goals of becoming a more artistically-driven and self-aware human, you now have several months to achieve them. It's the perfect season to create habits that you can carry into the school year. You may...

Teaching the Bible as Literature: U Professor Jacqueline Osherow Explores the Bible’s Literary Value

Teaching the Bible as Literature: U Professor Jacqueline Osherow Explores the Bible’s Literary Value

By Hannah Keating

April 8, 2019

  Jacqueline Osherow is a professor in the English department currently teaching a section of ENGL 3030, The Bible as Literature. The class studies all of the books of the Hebrew Bible from a literary perspective rather than a religious approach.   Roots in Text While growing up in Philadelphia, P...

Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path

Black History: Writers Who Paved the Path

By Palak Jayswal

February 5, 2019

  In February, we celebrate African-American History Month. Some of the world’s richest and most renowned texts come from eloquent and talented black writers. Through their words, these authors and poets are able to give a voice to black people as they share their experiences with the rest...

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

Most Anticipated Books of 2019

By Palak Jayswal

January 15, 2019

  The best way to usher in a new year is to look forward to exciting new books, movies and music. Whether they are continuing old traditions or establishing new trends, 2019's slate of new releases promises to tell a variety of stories in all types of genres.  Here’s just a few to keep I’ll be ke...

Cisneros Describes the “Power of Art” to Dual Immersion Fifth Graders

Cisneros Describes the “Power of Art” to Dual Immersion Fifth Graders

By Connor Richards

May 6, 2017

Growing up the only daughter in a family of six boys on Chicago’s West Side, Sandra Cisneros describes her childhood as being defined by loneliness. Instead of responding to this loneliness with a downward spiral, however, Cisneros used it to her advantage and as an inspiration for writing. Decade...

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