Why I Serve

By Robert “Chaos” Durborow Associate Student Representative, Far Western Region Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT The first rule, as my dear old dad drilled into me from birth (a minor exaggeration…but not much), is: pay attention. These two words … 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

Summer Stories from Abroad

by Emily Traylor Southern Associate Student Representative, 2013-2014 Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana Thanks to my supportive and generous grandparents, I was able to go on my school’s study abroad trip to Madrid, Spain, this summer. Before the trip, I’d never … Continue reading

The Halfway Point: Penguin Group (USA) Summer Internship

by Ashleigh Lovelace Alumna, University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky Penguin Group (well I guess now it’s Penguin Random House—not Random Penguin as half the industry had cheekily hoped) is one of the largest publishers in the world. Growing up, before … Continue reading