February 2019 Monthly Archive

Leon Chen standing next to a body of water

Humans of Eddy: Leon Chen

Leon Chen B.A. English: Language Concentration Besides your current classes, what else are you doing or have you done that we should know about? Awards? Special projects? Travel? Service work? I usually travel and hang out with my friends frequently. […]

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Black History Month

It was a busy month for us here in the English department. Because of that, we didn’t get to celebrate Black History Month as much as we would have liked. And now we find ourselves in the final hours of […]

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oscar statue

Black History Month: Oscars 2019

There were a lot of firsts during last night’s Oscar ceremony, worth celebrating whether it’s Black History Month or not (but it just so happens to be). Regina King won her first Academy Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in If Beale Street […]

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Snow on the Oval

News of Note

Harrison Candelaria Fletcher had a triptych lyric essay, “Dawn,” published in The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, and another lyric essay, “Open Season,” selected for the upcoming Best of Brevity anthology. Both are part of a book-length project on mixed-ness. Ricki Ginsberg and Wendy Glenn were invited […]

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Black History Month: Langston Hughes

Born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes is known primarily for his jazz poetry during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes worked to depict the actual lives of African Americans during the 1920s in the United States.  “In Hughes’s own words, […]

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Black History Month: Stacey Abrams

A record 127 women are currently serving in Congress, including 47 women of color. There are now 102 women serving in the House — the largest number in U.S. history. Last night another historical moment occurred when Stacy Abrams became […]

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