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


Underestimating your words

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

We’ve all been there: finishing a paper for class and thinking about how much better it […]

Why I don’t write poetry

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

I used to experiment with poetry when I was younger, but the older I’ve gotten, the […]

Story time

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Did your mother ever read stories to you as a child? Or did you read stories […]

We don’t like curry all that much…

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Chinese people like rice. Indian people like curry. Middle eastern people like pigeons. Americans like…McDonalds. So […]

Finding time to read

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Sometime between elementary and middle school I stopped reading for fun. I spent the majority of […]

A fresh Katharine Drexel bio

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a lecture by scholar Cordelia Frances Biddle […]

140 characters explained

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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

Piggy on the railway line

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

I love pigs. They are like gloves – they come in different varieties and sizes (mittens, […]

About those classics…

Friday, November 7th, 2014

After spending nearly two months taking a Hemingway and Faulkner class (heavy on the Hemingway) I’ve […]

“Accio!” and other Latin ramblings

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

The only Latin I was ever taught came from a¬†highly knowledgeable, yet highly eccentric ninth grade […]