“I Write for Myself”: An Interview with Roxane Gay

by Lauren Sklba, Contributing Writer Since the release of her latest book, Difficult Women, in January, Roxane Gay has been on the road. Writer of the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist and a Purdue professor, she stopped by Madison Tuesday evening to kick off the WUD Publications Lit … Continue reading“I Write for Myself”: An Interview with Roxane Gay

Down the Rabbit Hole: The decline of creativity in the U.S.

by Georgia Ansley, Contributing Writer For generations, the United States has seen an increase in intelligence levels across the board. The psychological evidence to back this up is called the Flynn effect, which suggests that with every new generation basic fluid intelligence—the ability to solve … Continue readingDown the Rabbit Hole: The decline of creativity in the U.S.

Sally Hemings, Who?

by Lauren Sklba, Contributing Writer Almost overshadowed by March Madness, Women’s History Month brings to the surface and refocuses the spotlight on the many women who have been washed out the historical narrative. Sally Hemings is one of these women. Hemings was born into slavery … Continue readingSally Hemings, Who?