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December 6, 2016

College is supposed to teach you things, like how to think, how to learn to work together, or how to write a ten-page essay about nothing in particular. While yes, there are some forms of higher education that provide more information than others, speaking from a stric...

November 25, 2016

Getting a degree in English is not something most people are familiar with. They hear your major, and boom! Teaching is the only possible career that pops into their head. You know that old saying about, “If I had a nickel for every time….” Well, if I had been collecti...

November 22, 2016

Grammar is hard. I get that. Nobody’s perfect, and every great writer you’ve ever admired has struggled at it. Apostrophes especially seem to trip people up, so I’ve compiled some tips to help you when you’re editing—and please, for the love of God, edit....

November 18, 2016

Living in Flagstaff has certainly changed the way that I write and the way that I see myself—both now, and where I want to be in the future. While Northern Arizona University has many excellent programs, the English Department is one of the most precious gems, in my hu...

November 14, 2016

In the English Department at NAU, there is, right this very moment, a sense of revolution in the air. Only, perhaps “revolution” is too strong a word. More like a sense of responsible, progressive academic reform—a phrase that makes up in accuracy what it loses in gene...

November 1, 2016

My dad always told me growing up that it’s important to choose a career path that is either going to make you a lot of money or one that is going to make you happy every day. As an 18-year-old kid, having virtually no money, it seemed obvious that even though money doe...

October 18, 2016

Nowadays, if a college-age student wants to be competitive in the job market, one of the top recommendations they will be given is to get an internship—especially if they’re vying for a position in a super competitive industry. I know from firsthand experience how true...

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