“That’s What She Read”: My Summer Internship with Better World Books

Office Picnic at Stone Mountain Park

by Kaitlynn Helm Chi Theta Chapter West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas I truly encourage all Society members to apply for the summer internship with Better World Books (BWB)! Since BWB adapts projects to you, this internship allows you to … Continue reading

Joe’s Experience at Better World Books

by Joe Gallagher Alumnus, Plymouth State University Plymouth, NH People are sort of obligated to say “time flies,” since admitting otherwise would be depressing, but these past six weeks working as the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta intern at Better World Books … Continue reading

Better World Books 2013 Internship

by Joe Gallagher Alumnus, Plymouth State University Plymouth, NH My experience with Sigma Tau Delta and Better World Books has been absolutely perfect. I love writing, traveling, and being involved with social enterprise. So for me there couldn’t have been … Continue reading

My First Three Weeks at Better World Books

Erin Horning Alpha Iota Theta Chapter Penn State Altoona Altoona, PA It wasn’t until I nearly tripped with excitement on my way to the stage in New Orleans to receive a warm Better World Books (BWB) welcome that I realized … Continue reading

5 Things You May Not Know About Running A Better World Books Campus Book Drive

by Lauren Brandeberry Associate Alumni Representative, 2011-2012 1. It’s not too late to get started! Most chapters time their drives with the end of the semester, as students sell back their used books and clean out their dorms. Even if … Continue reading

Welcoming English Students to the Real World

The Alpha Pi Xi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta at Rutgers University—New Brunswick in New Brunswick, NJ, held its inaugural Welcome to the Real World networking event on Monday, April 17, 2017. The intention was to bring working professionals with … Continue reading

Chapter’s Hardship Leads to a Better World

CUNE Collection Box

Sigma Tau Delta chapter members are hardworking, willing to see projects through successful completion. Sometimes, though, chapters face moments of hardship and need reminding that their determination and actions can lead to a better world. Rho Iota’s Story The Rho … Continue reading

Banned Books: Symbols of Positive Ideological Shifts

Persepolis Read Banned Books

As literature lovers, it is our instinctual response to regard Banned Books Week with a modicum of solemn reflection; a week when we think about the thousands of people unable to enrich their literary lives with profound works like Animal … Continue reading

Band Together for Banned Books Week

by Victoria Gore Southern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom serves to educate the general public about the importance of intellectual freedom and the right to knowledge and information. … Continue reading

English Major Gone Wild: An Experiment into a World Past the Classics

by Kaila Cummings Eastern Associate Student Representative, 2013-2014 Westfield State University, Westfield, MA $9.99 at Walmart. “You know what? Why not?” Granted, I didn’t want anyone I knew to see me, but I decided to buy The Mortal Instruments: City … Continue reading