A publication of the Department of English & Philosophy at Drexel University

Just Englishy Things – engaging in critical thinking
by Bhavya Sharma
“Bachelor of Arts Degree in English About the English Major: Engages students in critical thinking…” A […]

What happens after your best friend graduates
by Ruth Torres
My best friend graduated in June. I had time to prepare, almost a year, but that […]

Old buildings: keep, revamp, or demolish?
by Isabella Fidanza
Philly residents are surrounded by all sorts of architecture, and not just in Center City. You […]

“Individuals”
by Casey Condon
How do you express your individuality? It’s extremely hard to portray your sense of self to […]

Show me how you burlesque
by Bhavya Sharma
On the night of November 9, I had the rare opportunity to attend a burlesque show! […]

Finding your niche
by Ruth Torres
Or: Things I Wish Someone Told Me Four Years Ago. You don’t have to join anything. […]

Quirky Christmas in Philly
by Isabella Fidanza
I’ll admit that it’s far too early to be thinking about Christmas stuff, especially Christmas music. […]

Working it out
by Casey Condon
I need some money. Not a lot, but enough to pay rent/utilities/food/etc. I do have a […]

What’s in a name?
by Bhavya Sharma
Person I Just Met: “Okay, one more time…” Me: “Ba-vee-yaa…” PIJM: “Ba…ya?…oh, I’m so sorry…It’s so […]

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Grief in the medical world is seldom discussed, let alone dealt with. Nobody wants his or her physician to round incessantly broken-hearted; so it’s no wonder that our caregivers construct emotional boundaries to alleviate the pain...Read more

While stepping out of my van at midnight on an autumn night, I notice the moon...Read more

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Underestimating your words
by Ruth Torres
We’ve all been there: finishing a paper for class and thinking about how much better it […]

Why I don’t write poetry
by Isabella Fidanza
I used to experiment with poetry when I was younger, but the older I’ve gotten, the […]

Story time
by Casey Condon
Did your mother ever read stories to you as a child? Or did you read stories […]

We don’t like curry all that much…
by Bhavya Sharma
Chinese people like rice. Indian people like curry. Middle eastern people like pigeons. Americans like…McDonalds. So […]

Finding time to read
by Ruth Torres
Sometime between elementary and middle school I stopped reading for fun. I spent the majority of […]

A fresh Katharine Drexel bio
by Isabella Fidanza
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a lecture by scholar Cordelia Frances Biddle […]

140 characters explained
by Casey Condon
Twitter, the art of fitting your thought, joke, opinion, photos, etc. into 140 short characters. Do […]

Piggy on the railway line
by Bhavya Sharma
I love pigs. They are like gloves – they come in different varieties and sizes (mittens, […]

About those classics…
by Ruth Torres
After spending nearly two months taking a Hemingway and Faulkner class (heavy on the Hemingway) I’ve […]

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