10 Ways To Get More Sleep During Finals

Since when do “sleep” and “finals” belong in the same sentence? By the end of the semester, it seems almost natural to swap sleep for study. While this may have earned you an “A” in the past, it’s not sustainable and can negatively alter your overall performance come test time. Sleep deprivation leads to less…

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25 Graduation Caps for Book Lovers

It’s officially graduation season! Seniors are finishing up finals, collecting their caps and gowns, and bidding farewell to their home away from home. Students are preparing for the bittersweet occasion by decorating their caps before strutting across the stage. The tradition of decorating graduation caps is sort of like the final extra-credit project for students…

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8 Ways to Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day

With only a few more days left in National Poetry Month, we want to highlight one of the last major events of this month’s celebration: Poem in Your Pocket Day. This year, Poem in Your Pocket Day will be held on April 26. It’s a day to carry around pocket-sized works of poetry to encourage…

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19 Insta-Poets You Need to Know

It’s official: we’re living in the “age of the Insta-poet.” The “Insta-poet” is defined as a young poet who publishes verse primarily on social media. With social media’s dominance in our ever-evolving digital world, it’s not surprising to hear that Instagram, alongside various other social media platforms, is contributing to the success of aspiring artists. While…

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12 Female Poets Who’ve Shaped Poetry

It’s important to highlight the extraordinary influence female poets have had on our literary culture. Early codes of feminine behavior did not encourage women to express their personal passions, desires, and reflections through writing. Though women have written poetry for ages, it wasn’t until the first wave of the women’s movement in the twentieth century…

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