Out of Her Comfort Zone
A Guest Post
Kayla Thomas, a senior English major, recently commented on her academic experience at UIS:
"My classes have really made me think and grow as a person. This past semester, for example, I took a research course and connected 'Sounds of Silence,' by Simon and Garfunkel, to a rap song called 'Alright,' by Kendrick Lamar. I also read Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, both of which I connected to my own life in ways I would not have thought possible. I was out of my comfort zone, which is never easy, but it has been so exceptionally rewarding as well. Thank you!"
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