Writing

In the Market Race, English Majors Get Ahead

Olivia Simonds writes on the importance of English Majors in our modern global economy.It could be argued that in English majors’ down-time—from literary essays, critical readings and textual analysis—they are often met with the moral dilemma of where such studies will take them, perhaps instigated by their fellow STEM majors, a prying but caring parent,…

Journalism in and Outside of the Classroom

Monica Sager, a Clarkie and Her Campus journalist, talks about her writing experience in and around Clark. Sophomore year of high school, I decided to take Journalism 101. I wasn’t expecting to follow it as a career. I just wanted to improve my writing. I was the nitpicker of the class. We would all correct…

Welcome to the freshman class of 9/11

This essay was published by The Washington Examiner: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/welcome-to-the-freshman-class-of-9-11 This is the first day in 18 years that I didn’t spend 9/11 in New York City. It was the first time nothing took place at my school. The first time people didn’t even bring it up. The first time no one seemed to remember what…

The Immortal Blossom of Toni Morrison

Kourtney Senquiz, a Ph.D. candidate in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Clark University’s Department of English. She plans to offer a course on Toni Morrison in S ’20. On Monday, August 5th, Toni Morrison passed away in a Brooklyn hospital…

I Wrote it, Now What Do I Do With It?

If you’re anything like me, writing is a minefield. You love it, and when the idea takes hold and doesn’t let you go, it’s a rush. Maybe you like to write poetry or stories, or maybe you’re attempting Nanowrimo for the first time. Writing something—anything—is a wonderful, powerful thing. But then comes the second part,…