It is no secret that I am a fan of science fiction and fantasy stories. For this Advanced Composition class, we were tasked with reading C.S. Lewis’ collection of essays […]
As a tribute to the exemplary students who graduated this year and last, we’ve put together an ebook of the best work they produced in an upper division English course. You can download the ebook here. The following is my introduction to the collection.
As I’ve grown up, I have attained the belief that we, as people, are characters. That may seem like a bizarre statement to say the least, but let me expound. […]
Written by Grayson Schrader and Josh Johnson He was here. He had made it. There before him were the steps he so long dreamed of. The very steps his father […]
This interview was a discussion between, myself, Grayson Schrader, and my friend, James Wagher. Both of us are students and commuters at Southern Wesleyan University. We catch up and talk […]
Character is the crucible by which authors prove their mettle, and this is especially so with the fantasy genre. I am a fan of the genre but have found that […]
Madeline Johnson is a Junior Human Services major at Southern Wesleyan University. She serves as the Chapter President for SWU’s IJM (International Justice Mission), works as the Campus Initiative Director […]
Whether you’re visiting for the first time or just looking to make an informed deep dive into the Primer’s archive, these posts are a great place to start.
Word of the Day: Aphorism An aphorism is, according to Mirriam-Webster, “a concise statement of a principle; a terse formulation of a truth or sentiment” or “an ingeniously terse style […]
Measure: this is one of those interesting words in English that is both a noun and a verb. I am pretty sure that today we use it more often as […]
In this interview, Lyssa Henry speaks to Dr. Amber James about her experiences at SWU as a student and a teacher, about her directing musicals both this year and last year, about her exciting summer trip to Germany, her life working in New York City, and the importance of music in everyday life and her life specifically.
There are several definitions for justice: the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause. rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim […]