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


Clever Christmas songs (or the lack thereof)

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

I have to say that one of my favorite “modern” Christmas songs is the sassy “Christmas […]

Why I Hate Sylvia Plath

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Sylvia Plath is a divisive figure in the poetry world. Some love her for her dark, […]

Graphic writing is exhausting

Monday, November 24th, 2014

The weekend before Thanksgiving hits you like a truck. You don’t want to work. You don’t […]

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 […]