Somehow I snuck my way into a graduate program halfway through the school year and nobody’s noticed yet that I don’t actually belong here. I’ve been told over and over again that what… Continue reading
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” —Benjamin Franklin “My résumé is full. Too full—I can’t fit any more lines on one page, but… Continue reading
Nicole Hagstorm Schmidt is currently a graduate student at Western Illinois University as well as an English 180 teacher for undergraduate students. She is well known among the students in the graduate program and… Continue reading
About two years ago, I made the conscious decision to declare myself as an English major for my undergraduate degree. More recently, I made the decision to continue my education at some point by… Continue reading
At the end of the Fall 2013 Semester, The Mirror & the Lamp asked everyone in English & Journalism what they read this semester, and what they plan to read over the winter break.