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Wildness by Davis Smith

Wildness by Davis Smith

Author commentary: This piece originated from a brief reflection that I wrote after a memorable moment I experienced while on vacation in northern Minnesota last summer. Having recently read and discussed Annie Dillard’s Holy the Firm in Modern American Authors, I thought it might be […]

“The Adventures of Pinocchio” Review by Ruth Kennedy

“The Adventures of Pinocchio” Review by Ruth Kennedy

Many of us are familiar with Pinocchio, the story of a troublemaking wooden puppet who wants to be a real boy. There have been numerous adaptations of Carlo Collodi’s 1883 children’s novel, each offering their own twist on the original story. As winter quickly closed […]

Catching up with Hannah Dosch: An Interview by Jerod Harris

Catching up with Hannah Dosch: An Interview by Jerod Harris

Just recently, as in a few days ago, I was catching up with an old friend of mine, Hannah Dosch. For those who are reading this article and have no idea who this person is and wondering why you should care as to who she […]

“Headless: A Sleepy Hollow Story” Review by Ruth Kennedy

“Headless: A Sleepy Hollow Story” Review by Ruth Kennedy

“Vaguely Historical. Loosely Literary. Stupidly Smart.” This is the tagline for Shipwrecked Comedy, a YouTube-based production company that has been creating sharp, funny, free-to-watch video content for literature lovers everywhere since 2013. Founded by siblings and writing duo Sean and Sinéad Persaud, they, along with […]

Artist Spotlight: Meg Day by Cianna Hoppe

Artist Spotlight: Meg Day by Cianna Hoppe

I first heard of Meg Day in my Creative Writing class at Bethany. I was instantly hooked not just by her style, but when I heard she was a deaf poet. I am learning American Sign Language this semester at Bethany, and we’ve discussed Deaf […]

A Brotherhood Beyond Borders by Aidan Whitcomb

A Brotherhood Beyond Borders by Aidan Whitcomb

12 Americans, 5 Portuguese, 4 Swedes, 3 Italians, 3 Jamaicans, 2 Norwegians, 2 Dutch, a Brazilian, a Spaniard, a Mexican, a Greek, a German, a Brit, and a Canadian all walk out the door. No, this is not the start to a long-winded joke, but […]

Bee and Puppycat TV Show Review by Sabrina Seiwert

Bee and Puppycat TV Show Review by Sabrina Seiwert

Bee and Puppycat is a fantastic animated show. It follows a lovable, quirky cast of characters as they attempt to navigate adulthood as 25+ years old. It’s paced slowly and is relaxing. There are many scenes where the characters are just walking, or are thinking […]

Collecting Life by Davis Smith

Collecting Life by Davis Smith

Ideas can be easy enough to conceptualize, but they can be frustratingly isolated from the routines of life as it is actually experienced. We learn in the classroom, in church, through conversations with friends, yet life demands concrete results, and often we are left struggling […]

Reading for Pleasure  by Hannah Dosch

Reading for Pleasure by Hannah Dosch

Have you ever been asked what you like to do in your free time? Did you ever respond with reading and get snarky remarks such as “Oh I never read. I don’t remember the last time I read a book, maybe it was in high […]

The Traveling Tales of Sigma Tau Delta by Sabrina Seiwert

The Traveling Tales of Sigma Tau Delta by Sabrina Seiwert

Sigma Tau Delta’s Convention was an extraordinary experience! I had the pleasure of traveling to another state to listen to other students’ enlightening facts and opinions on well-known and not-so-well-known literature. Over the course of three educationally enlightening days, those students covered topics on their […]