Never Sets on
Outside the Classroom
by Susan Montalban
“There’s more to do in my house than in Cullowhee,” people have said. Well, they’re missing all the fun in the English department.
The English department at Western offers a variety of clubs, including the English Club, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Creative Writing Club.
Sigma Tau Delta and the English Club often work together on social and service activities.
The English Club club sponsors poetry slams on campus so students can read their poetry to compete for prizes. For this fall’s Halloween party, professors and students dressed as literary characters.
Western’s Theta Sigma chapter of Sigma Tau Delta attended the international convention in Savannah, GA, last March. Two students from Western gave presentations. The clubs’
The Creative Writing Club met for the first time in the fall semester of 2000. At its bi-weekly meetings, members share their original stories, poems, or essays. You don’t have to read to be a member.
Students of all majors can join the Creative Writing Club. Next year, the group plans to have more social events, including hiking trips and bonfires.