Jen Callaghan, Ph.D.
Geology, with minors in English and Theater
If you could be any type of food, what would you be? A pineapple.
What inspires you to write? If I have a concept or opinion that I don't quite comprehend, I immediately turn to writing to dissect, question, and reconfigure it in way that makes more sense.
Which word do you overuse? "Individual" seems to find its way into most everything I write.
Adriana Castilla Hernandez
*Designated French Tutor
French and Political Science
*Designated French tutor
Where is your favorite place to write on campus? On the main floor of Canaday Library, in
one of the comfortable armchairs in the back near the periodicals
How do you procrastinate, when you write a paper? If I'm using newspaper sources for a paper, I usually find myself deep in the NYTimes online archives. Otherwise, Youtube is my main form of procrastination.
Which word do you overuse? "However."
Cheng Mun Chang
English / Minors in Education and Philosophy
Independent Major: Race and Ethnic Studies
What are your writing essentials? Earphones, copious amounts of space, and the peace of mind that food is readily available.
If you could live a day in the life of one author, whose life would it be? Gloria Anzaldua.
Where is your favorite place to write on campus? Any of the Geology labs, buried beneath rocks whose names and properties I don’t know.
Independent Major: Film
How do you procrastinate, when you write a paper? I write things
for myself. I'll work on plays or poems. Inspiration for personal pieces
tends to strike me when I'm concentrating on something else entirely.
Who is your most despised literary villain? Mama Elena from Like Water for Chocolate.
If you could live a day in the life of one author, whose life would it be? Haruki Murakami.
Political Science and Russian, minor in English
Amy Chapman, M.S. Ed. in TESOL