Student Work

ASE Experiences
By Shatika Rembert

I never had a dull moment while abroad in Bath, England. I lived in an historic town house in beautiful eighteenth-century Bath for 6 weeks. All residences are in walking distance of shops, entertainment, library, and other student residences. It is also close to the Advanced Studies in England study center. Walking through town everyday gave me the chance to interact with the locals, and eventually become one. Learning the city was not hard, especially when the Advanced Studies in England staff demonstrate and tell you everything you need to know. The staff is always friendly, helpful, and available.

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The Pen is Mightier Still: An Argumentative Essay on Why I Choose to Remain an English Major
By Maddie Nelson-Turner

This is not an argument to persuade individuals to become English majors. Quite frankly, I have had enough of people telling others what they should do. I know I made good grades in high school; I was the one going to class day in and day out. I know I have the potential to be great; I was the one awake at unholy hours doing what needed to be done. I know I can be anything I want to be; but I cannot live out the dreams meant for someone else. “English? Come on Madison, you’re too smart for that.” I have heard this tune before, and I am not impressed.

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