Mixing Writing and Technology at EA Games

Unsurprising to the English majors reading this, I love to write. I feel most complete when writing novels, short stories, or academic papers. Only when I find the right sequence of words can I effectively bare my soul. However, as … Continue reading

300 Poets and 90 Nonprofits: My Two-Summer Internship with the Poetry Center of Chicago

Thanks to the Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend, this summer I had the opportunity to finish a project I began last year as a Digital Archive Intern at the Poetry Center of Chicago, a not-for-profit organization. Since their founding … Continue reading

If You Feed Them, They Will Come: 5 Tips for Throwing a Pizza Social

The beginning of a new semester is an exciting, whirlwind time for returning students and new students alike. Organizations begin to put their plans in motion for a productive term, and that involves the necessary act of new member recruitment. … Continue reading

Sweet Fundraising Ideas: Holiday Candy-Grams

Valentine's Candy Grams

Holidays often are great sources of inspiration for organizations. Whether it’s for planning a chapter holiday party or as a way to organize an event, holidays can be a great way to raise money for your chapter’s various needs. One … Continue reading

Recreation through Reading and Writing

RPG Recreation

Following last year’s inaugural blog contest’s success, the Midwestern Region once again put out a call for blog submissions reflecting on the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Convention theme: Recreation. Blogs flooded in, illustrating reading and writing’s roles in personal … 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

An Eye-Opening and Goal-Affirming Internship: My Time with Penn Press

Liz Hallgren 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Ro Theta Chapter Macalester College, St. Paul, MN This summer I had the opportunity to intern with Penn Press, the University of Pennsylvania’s scholarly publishing company. I always have … Continue reading

My Indie Summer Internship at Wise Ink

Abigail Tupa 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Summer Internship Stipend Recipient Alpha Rho Chi Chapter St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN According to the New York Times, 81 percent of Americans claim it is a dream of theirs to write a book, … Continue reading

You’ve Submitted, You’ve Been Accepted, Now What?

Printer

Shelly Romero Midwest Student Representative Alpha Epsilon Eta Chapter Stephens College, Columbia, MO Submitting to the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention is a daunting task. You spent weeks, months even, revising and editing a piece or two, perfecting it … Continue reading

Midwestern Region Contest: The Foundation of Success

House made out of books

Maya Alpert Midwestern Region Blog Contest—1st Place Winner Alpha Epsilon Eta Chapter, Secretary Stephens College, Columbia, MO “Finding Home” is the theme chosen for Sigma Tau Delta’s 2016 International Convention. Home is an interesting concept, one that can be concrete or … Continue reading