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10 Books to Read Over the Summer

If you are like me (which if you’re in the English department you more than likely are) you love reading. One might even say in a thick tone of condescension that you are obsessed with reading, like has been done … Continue reading

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The Ashen Egg is Here!

In case you missed the email, the 2017 volume of The Ashen Egg has arrived! This year’s volume features essays by Hatim Alamri, Logan Anderson, Jessica Barksdale, Joshua Daniel, Elon Justice, Allison Millay, Megan Skaggs, and Phoebe Zimmerer. Go pick … Continue reading

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Conference Opportunity in Atlanta

Wondering how to top off your undergraduate experience with one last hoorah? Maybe you should look into SAMLA. SAMLA is an Undergraduate Research Forum, a track of programming dedicated to hosting panels comprised of undergraduate presentations, at SAMLA 89. Undergraduates … Continue reading

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Come to the PW Club Meeting!

The second monthly meeting of the Professional Writing Club will take place next week on Tuesday, March 28th at 4:30 p.m. in Cherry Hall 124. Come and get some pointers on how to prepare for job searches, from the very … Continue reading

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Free Screening and Q/A Session for “An Uncommon Grace”

We all love movies. It’s ingrained in our very nature as Americans–nay, humans.Β So when one finds out that there is an opportunity for a free screening of a movie, one wouldn’t typically ask too many questions before they’re there, enjoying … Continue reading

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WKU Gender Images Film Series Presents…

The WKU Department of Gender and Women’s Studies presents, Postcards from the Edge, starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid. The film was adapted for the silver screen by the late, great Carrie Fisher who wrote the novel of … Continue reading

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Film Uses Original Shooting Technique in Cherry Hall

Alright, guys. So there’s this film called β€œThe Reign” that actually filmed a scene in our very own Cherry Hall! I know; that’s pretty awesome. And our very own professor, Ted Hovet, was the location manager for the film. Not … Continue reading

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Get Published!

Listen upΒ aspiring writers! It is time to come out of our dark, reclusive writing dens to share what we’ve got with the world! This could be the moment when, 60 years from now, in your Victorian style library, filled to … Continue reading

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Starting Your Semester Off Right

A message from Dr. Rob Hale, Head of the WKU English Department: Dear English Majors, Greetings and happy new year!Β  I hope you’ve all had a restful break and are gearing up for a productive new semester.Β  Β  As we … Continue reading

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Closing reflections, sadness, etc.

HeaderΒ photo by Sally Jean Wegert, talented goddess and Talisman art director Happy winter break, Hilltoppers!!! Congratulations on completing the fall 2016 semester on the hill. That also means the day has come. The saddest day of all time full of … Continue reading

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