In The News: Department of English

The Nation
November 15, 2021

Well before PTSD became an official diagnosis, his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five described the psychic wounds of war.

November 9, 2021

The Guatemalan government killed her father. Elena Brokaw seeks to remember him through art.

A Writer's Path
November 1, 2021

Simply put, editors are busy people.

Activist Post
October 6, 2021

Many universities supply tools that allow students to report their peers for incidents involving speech or COVID-19 protocols.

August 20, 2021

While it is probably true that most people are not scientifically illiterate, it is likely to be equally true that many, if not most, individuals have gaps in their knowledge and understanding of the sciences and have several false ideas about such fields of study.

August 9, 2021

Trolling, the online antagonizing of others, is caused, in part, by trolls’ own personality traits, although genetics and the environment also play roles.

Film Festival Today
July 23, 2021

Augustine Frizzell’s directorial debut, Never Goin’ Back, was an irreverent stoner comedy about two high-school-dropout waitresses which, though imperfect, felt fun and fresh.

July 19, 2021

Not surprisingly, many horror movie villains suffer from serious mental illnesses, mental disorders, or physical diseases that cause bizarre behavior.

The Nevada Independent
July 2, 2021

Administrators, officials and lobbyists in the orbit of Nevada’s higher education system shared a common refrain coming out of this year’s legislative session: It could have been worse.

The College Fix
June 22, 2021

With the rise of hashtag movements like #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter and #SayHerName, one professor from the California State University system wants her Victorian literature classes to be “more responsive to contemporary conversations about race and gender.”

Film Festival Today
June 18, 2021

In director Jeanne Leblanc’s latest film, a small town in Québec on the verge of recovering from a communal tragedy is shaken further once they find out that a local girl, 13-year-old Magalie, is pregnant and unwilling to reveal who the father is.

Elko Daily
June 8, 2021

Now, more than a year later since the coronavirus pandemic began, the prospect of re-entering the classroom en masse is fast-approaching reality for tens of thousands of Nevada students, including thousands who have never set foot on their own school campus.