Overcoming the Fear of Submitting Personal Writing

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Last semester a professor of mine asked us to write a personal essay about a lie we’ve told or heard. I chose to write about the habitual secretiveness of my sexuality, my relationship history, and the veneer of denial that … Continue reading

Nnedi Okorafor: 2019 Convention Speaker

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When I began searching for a featured speaker for the Sigma Tau Delta 2019 International Convention in St. Louis, MO, I considered all the possibilities offered by our theme: “Work in Progress.” First, and foremost, the featured speaker would have … Continue reading

Building up Literacy: Kingsville, TX, Housing Authority Project

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Texas A&M University—Kingsville’s Gamma Phi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta received a Sigma Tau Delta Service Award for its Building up Literacy Project, which encourages children in the Kingsville Housing Authority‘s After School Program to read more. Inspired by Dolly … Continue reading

Gain Valuable Work Experience with a Summer Internship Stipend

Summer internships offer students a unique opportunity: to gain practical, hands-on experience in a field, without detracting from schoolwork during the fall and spring semesters. Furthermore, many internship positions lead to post-graduation employment opportunities. Even if the company where you … Continue reading

Don’t Fear the “No”: Applying for Scholarships

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I almost didn’t apply for any of Sigma Tau Delta’s scholarships last year. It’s a scary thing, putting yourself out there. But in the field of English, putting yourself out there and risking rejection is a part of life. Because … Continue reading