Amish Vampire Romances with Vi Dutcher

reprinted with permission by Liesl Graber and The Weather Vane What do you get when you cross Amish romance novels, vampires, and a college community? Apparently, an evening full of laughter and cherry-flavored vampire dentures. Students and staff gathered around a fire pit on Oct. 27 to see what “Vampires with Vi,” advertised around campus....

Student Reflections on the Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop, Part 1

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, EMU’s Spanish faculty sponsored an all day workshop on interpreting for social justice, presented by Josh Diamond. In this blogpost student participants from Span 360 share their reflections on the experience in a bilingual format. A Difficult Challenge I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity I had to attend the Interpreting for....

Meet Denait Gebretsadik

Liesl Graber, writing studies and English major, has been doing a writing internship, supervised by Dr. Mike Medley, with Faith in Action, a coalition of congregations working together to effect systemic change in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham community. The following is one of the profiles of local immigrants that Liesl has written as part of Faith in Action’s....

Meet Nasser Alsaadun

Liesl Graber, writing studies and English major, has been doing a writing internship, supervised by Dr. Mike Medley, with Faith in Action, a coalition of congregations working together to effect systemic change in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham community. The following is one of the profiles of local immigrants that Liesl has written as part of Faith in Action’s....

BSU Presents Poetry Slam

February 23, 2017 Elizabeth Nisly, Contributing Writer On the evening of Feb. 15, a small group of students, faculty, and staff members gathered in the Black Box Theater to hear a poetry slam. This poetry slam was put on by the Black Student Union (BSU) and was one of the culminating events of Black History....