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

Graphic writing is exhausting
by Bhavya Sharma
The weekend before Thanksgiving hits you like a truck. You don’t want to work. You don’t […]

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, […]

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Help a Drexel prof help you
by Isabella Fidanza
So as I was scrolling through Geekadelphia, I stumbled upon some positive press about Drexel. Yes, positive! […]

Drexel confessions
by Casey Condon
Yes, I am kind of talking about the infamous (much less so currently) Facebook page where […]

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. […]

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A few months ago I had a short stay in a Philadelphia hospital. Due to a lack of space on a more fitting floor, I was placed on a floor that also held many transient individuals who had been taken off the streets for various reasons...Read more

Grief in the medical world is seldom discussed, let alone dealt with. Nobody wants his or her physician to round incessantly broken-hearted...Read more

While stepping out of my van at midnight on an autumn night...Read more



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