Making the personal - personal


Mark Twain once said, “Write what you know.”

So, if you’re going to write what it’s like to climb around on a ropes course high above the floor of the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center, well, you better get out there and do it.

That was part of the reasoning behind Matt Feehley’s assignment for students in his writing class. Feehley, an adjunct professor in the English department, had his students complete the course and then write about it.

He told The Jambar: “A lot of times in this class we’ll have students write about some personal experience. So I thought it would be good to kind of force an experience on them collectively, and then have them write about that.”