Tag Archive: books

Deck the Halls with Boughs of Books

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By: Tiffany Dimmick – Grad and Writing Program Secretary and Western Alumna   What the Dickens is that in the hallway?!?! That was a question on many people‚Äôs minds Monday morning after a… Continue reading

Books that Helped Us Through Tough Times

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By Rachel Troyer This was a tough question for me because I used books in general to escape during my childhood and teenage years. However, the series that impacted my life and my… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Klaira Strickland is a first year graduate student in the English department. Klaira was nominated by Max Keil to be featured in this reoccurring article. Let’s dive into “The Book That Changed My… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Barbara Harroun is an Assistant Professor at Western Illinois University. Her most recent work is forthcoming or appearing in Rappahannock Review, TypeWrite, Fiction Southeast, Iron Horse Literary Review, and The Long Leaf Pine.… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Some of you have taken classes with him, know him through the University Writing Center, or see him from time to time in the hallowed halls of Simpkins. I am sure by the… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Dr. Di Carmine was born and raised in Pescara, Italy where she received her Bachelor’s degree. After moving to the United States, she received her Master’s degree from West Virginia University and her Ph.D… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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Combing through Haley Helgesen’s Facebook page, there aren’t too many things that stick out that make one go “woah.” I retract that statement, there is one. Under her “About Me” section, I was… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of knowledge. That’s the signpost up ahead – your… Continue reading

The Book That Changed My Life

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By Jared R. Worley You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of knowledge. That’s the signpost… Continue reading

Our Favorite Books From Our Childhood

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I have recently been reminiscing about the amazing books that my parents spent countless hours reading to me throughout my childhood. I have fond memories of my father making silly, monster voices while… Continue reading