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The Desk2019-04-13T16:39:59+00:00

Having a Baby and Having the “Baby Blues”

• by Jessica Dixon • Editor’s note:  The following piece, written for Susan Spring’s English 1301 course, reflects on the struggle to identify, accept, and treat postpartum depression. They say that having a baby is the happiest time of your life, that there will be no better feeling in the [...]

April 11, 2019|

Senior Perspective: Ernest Flores

• by Ernest Flores • Editor’s note: In the following feature, Ernest discusses his undergraduate experiences, academic and professional aspirations, and his mentor's own graduate educational experiences. I am a senior English major at Sul Ross State University's Middle Rio Grande campuses with plans to further my education in the [...]

March 27, 2019|

Aliens

• by Noelle Karleen • Editor’s note:  In the following reflection, SRSU-Alpine freshman, Noelle Karleen, recalls an encounter with undocumented immigrants in Brewster County and the resulting introspection. Most people think of extraterrestrials when they hear the word "alien," but that word has been used to describe foreign nationals in [...]

March 12, 2019|

Senior Perspective: Michelle Ramos

• by Michelle Ramos • Editor’s note: In the following feature, Michelle discusses her undergraduate experiences, academic and professional aspirations, and her mentor's own graduate educational experiences. I am a senior English major at Sul Ross State University's Alpine campus.  Throughout my four years of college, I have enjoyed various [...]

March 8, 2019|