Visiting Professor Lectures on Shakespeare on the 400th Anniversary of the Writer’s Death

by ETHAN McDOWELL, Contributor A crowd of eager students and faculty filled the auditorium of Hayden Hall on Thursday, April 14 to listen to a lecture given by visiting professor Dr. Garrett Sullivan, Jr. of Pennsylvania State University. He was equipped with a presentation of videos, pictures, and art, and an impressive compendium of all things Shakespeare. Dr. Sullivan’s talk examined the 16th and 17th century … Continue reading Visiting Professor Lectures on Shakespeare on the 400th Anniversary of the Writer’s Death

“Orange Is The New Black” Star Barbara Rosenblat Gives Lecture On Campus

It is not every day students get to sit in on a lecture with someone who is currently starring on a hit show and ask them any question they desire. On Nov. 19, students filled the 5th floor of the commons to hear the woman who plays Ms. Rosa on “Orange Is The New Black” talk about her life, career and projects that are near … Continue reading “Orange Is The New Black” Star Barbara Rosenblat Gives Lecture On Campus

Carly Heitlinger: Meeting the Girl Behind The College Prepster

Carly Heitlinger created a blog called The College Prepster in 2008 during her rough freshman year at Georgetown University simply because she needed a creative outlet. Heitlinger fell into blogging before it rose to popularity and she has had the privilege of experiencing the blogging industry grow and develop over the years. Now, six years later, she is a famous blogger with many loyal subscribers. … Continue reading Carly Heitlinger: Meeting the Girl Behind The College Prepster

Women in Shakespeare: The Complex Culpability of Women’s Speech

William Shakespeare’s works affect not only the literary world, but also the world of women and gender studies, as seen in a lecture given by guest professor Jean Howard, Ph.D., on the speech of women in his plays. Howard has written many works about women in history and drama, but her talk on Tuesday, Oct. 7 focused on 16th and 17th century drama by Shakespeare … Continue reading Women in Shakespeare: The Complex Culpability of Women’s Speech