The #GradTales Audience: Reflections From Current Students

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As you may be familiar one of our events here in REL is the Grad Tales Event: Here and Back Again. The department invites a former REL major to talk about their experience before and after graduation, in hopes that they can help current students think not only about their place in the university but also how to make the best out of it; to think creatively about the courses they take in the humanities in general, and how to put that knowledge in good use after their graduation. In our last Grad Tales event we invited a recent graduate, Alexis Poston, to the task and Prof.Touna asked the students of her REL100 class to attend the event and write a brief paragraph with their thoughts regarding the talk. What follows are some of those students’ reflections. Continue reading

It’s Been a Busy Fall for the RSSA

The life of a student does not revolve, only, around which classes to take, what books to read, writing papers and taking exams–important elements, no doubt–but the life of a student is also about meeting people, sharing ideas and, yes, having fun. The Religious Studies Student Association (RSSA) knows how to do all these and here is the proof. Continue reading