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Shakespeare in the Square

Yesterday was William Shakespeare’s birthday (and incidentally, his death day), so the English department celebrated in the most entertaining way possible: by hosting its annual Shakespeare in the Square.

Shakespeare in the Square is a fun event (complete with a large birthday cake) held for all students to attend in Red Square, the center of [...]

English major events galore!

The English department is busy this month, so it’s an exciting time to be an English major!

On Thursday, this year’s issue of McDaniel’s literary magazine, Contrast, was finally unveiled! Despite the fact that the magazine did not show up (the printer did not deliver the shipment in 48 hours as promised), the event was [...]

Poet Lia Purpura

On Tuesday night, I had the opportunity to listen to poet and essayist Lia Purpura read some of her work at tonight’s Bothe Lecture on campus. The Bothe Lecture, named for alumnus Christopher Bothe, is an annual lecture sponsored by the English department and the Bothe family in which poets and writers come to read [...]

The Power of Stories

It’s midterms week! Despite all the work, writing, studying, stress, and yes, procrastination, I made time tonight to go see the Holloway Lecture, an annual lecture sponsored by the McDaniel English Department. (A generous offering of extra credit from one of my professors also coaxed me out of my room this evening.)

This year’s speaker [...]

This and That

It’s been a little of this, a little of that for me over the past few days, which is pretty much reflective of how I try to live my day to day life at McDaniel. (It makes things more fun!)

On Sunday evening, I went to the year’s first meeting of the Honors Club, the [...]