“God Damn You All to Hell” – A Post-Apocalyptic Tale

ACT ONE: WE’RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE, TOTO Zoom in on the unnaturally large animal. The deer is unaware of the hero as it grazes in the grove. It has nothing to fear out here this deep into the woods, it probably supposes. Nothing with hunting in mind ever seeks out where nature thrives so thick. There isn’t many left to go out seeking. The … Continue reading “God Damn You All to Hell” – A Post-Apocalyptic Tale

McMeekan Recieves Book Scholarship

Congratulations to Julia McMeekan for receiving a $100 scholarship towards textbooks for the Spring 2015 semester. The money was awarded to the English department as a faculty incentive for ordering class materials for the spring semester early. The faculty was then able to distribute the scholarship to a senior English student with an exceptional GPA. Read on Julia! Continue reading McMeekan Recieves Book Scholarship

McMeekan Recaps Graphic Novel Presentation

The night was a great intellectual discussion lead by Western Illinois University professors. Dr. Rebekah Buchanan, a professor of teacher education courses, spoke of integrating comic books into the classroom. Buchanan argues that graphic narratives have the ability to enable troubled readers to be enthusiastic about reading. Dr. Marjorie Allison encouraged students that graphic novels have the ability to give us insight different from other mediums … Continue reading McMeekan Recaps Graphic Novel Presentation

Encore “Frankenstein” Production Leaves Viewers Pleasantly Overwhelmed

Encore “Frankenstein” Production Leaves Viewers Pleasantly Overwhelmed This past Wednesday night at Rave Cinemas in Davenport, WIU-QC’S student group LASSO (Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Organization) hosted small student gathering to watch a screening of an encore televised production of Frankenstein performed at the Royal National Theater in London. Nick Dear’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s original novel was directed by Danny Boyle, known for films Slumdog … Continue reading Encore “Frankenstein” Production Leaves Viewers Pleasantly Overwhelmed