My boyfriend and I play a game in the winter called “Spot the UGGs,” where we count all the pairs of UGG boots we see every day – whoever sees the most wins.… 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.
On Friday November 8, Western Illinois hosted the 2013 Writing Festival at the WIU Multicultural Center. Around sixty students from four area high schools came and were given lessons from professors in the… Continue reading
On January 17 English and Library faculty held an UnConference on Reading and Writing at WIU organized by Bill Thompson from the Library and Bradley Dilger from English and Journalism. Faculty from across the campus attended.