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

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

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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

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


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

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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

What Do You Plan To Do With An English Degree?

Shelly Romero Midwestern Region Student Representative Alpha Epsilon Eta Chapter Stephens College, Columbia, MO One of the biggest questions English majors always face is, “What are you planning to do with that degree?” From family dinners to meeting new people, … Continue reading