The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Cooking the books

FEATURE PHOTO: Cooking the books

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

January 13, 2020

Gianna Angiulo, a senior art major, looks through the book stacks for an interesting read in Booth Library on Monday afternoon. Angiulo said she enjoyed reading but stopped because she did not have enough time.

Booth Library blends study, leisure for students

Bailey Scoggins, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

Booth Library sports thousands of stories, both electronic and print, among other important student services. Beth Heldebrandt, public relations director of Booth Library, said the library has an electronic collection of 96,000 e-books, 73,000 e-journals and 251 electronic databases. The library also has a collection of 600,000 print bo...

Does anybody even read anymore?

Megan Keane, Columnist

April 3, 2019

This past Tuesday was not only my 22nd birthday; it was the English Studies Conference on the third floor of Coleman Hall. It showcases the hard work the students, faculty and alumni are doing in the English department. Sounds pretty nerdy, but it was actually awesome—especially because I got to participate...

Don’t let writing, reading slip away

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

September 26, 2017

There’s nothing that makes me hit the snooze button on my alarm faster than the sun rising on a Monday morning. Mondays signal the end of a good weekend and the beginning of another long week. As the glamour of a free weekend fades away and a week full of responsibilities materializes, it is...

Annual poetry reading to be held at Bob’s Bookstore Thursday

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 16, 2016

The annual Nancy Hennings Memorial Poetry Reading is coming back this year after not happening last year because of a lack of funds. The English department will host the reading 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bob’s Bookstore at 601 Monroe Ave. English professor Daiva Markelis, who also writes fiction...

Education department hosts annual Scholastic book fair at Buzzard

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 12, 2016

Kappa Delta Pi Honor Fraternity and the Student Reading Council organized their annual Scholastic book fair from 9:45a.m. to 4:45p.m. The book fair will run from Monday Sept. 12 through Thursday Sept. 15 and Monday Sept. 19 through Wednesday Sept. 21 in room 1320 at Buzzard Hall. Co-advisor of the...

Students read non-fiction to their audiences

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

December 10, 2015

Students volunteered to read essays they wrote to an audience during “The Ghosts of the Riders Present” reading in the 7th Street Underground Wednesday. Students of the Advanced Creative Non-Fiction class volunteered to read one of the essays they have worked on in class during the semester...

Former professors read novels at Bob’s Bookstore

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

Author Mary Maddox said she disliked herself on an occasion when she had thoughts like her fictional murderous character Rad Sanders during Bob’s Bookstore’s “scary” novel reading Wednesday afternoon. Authors Maddox and Letitia Moffitt made their way to the bookstore to read excerpts from t...

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