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On Thursday, February 15th, Shepherd University’s Stammtisch group will be meeting for conversation and socializing. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will be held at the Town Run Brewery. For more information, contact Dr. Eva-María Suárez Büdenbender (

Students Gabrielle Hersey, Alexandra McCarron, Claudia McCarron, Makaire Myers, Heidi Reichert, and Lilli Sutton had their papers accepted for presentation at the West Virginia Literary Symposium. The Symposium will be on Saturday, March 3rd, at Fairmont State University. Gabby wrote her paper for Dr. Hanrahan’s ENGL312 class. Alex, Claudia, and Lilli wrote their papers for Dr. Hanrahan’s ENGL402 class. Makarie and Heidi wrote their papers for Dr. Ellzey’s HNRS205, Honors Medieval Literature and Culture, class.

Sigma Tau Delta will host a reading for Ms. Tracy Seffers, the University Registrar, at Four Seasons Books on Friday, February 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Seffers’s recent book of poems, Some Other Life, was published by Finishing Line Press.