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will not offer any new sub-concen-
The new system will divide
course offerings into three major
areas of study: cultural and geo-
graphical frameworks, historical
literature and analytical frame-
Parrish said dividing the cours-
es into specializations would also
make it easier for students to pick
their classes and for administra-
tors to ensure that a variety of
classes in each area are offered
LSA senior Lorena Disha, fund-
raising chair of the Undergraduate
English Association, said she is
excited about the new changes and
is sorry that she won't be around
to enjoy their benefits.
"I'm a little bummed that they
brought it out after I left," said
Disha, who plans to graduate in
Disha said she thought the new
system would benefit English
majors because, unlike creative
writing or Honors students, who
are required to submit a thesis or
portfolio, students in the general
program are more likely to enroll
in courses with a less-specific
LSA junior Keith Ingersoll, an
English major, said that he was
concerned the new system might
curtail the freedom he enjoys
when choosing classes.
"I guess I'm a fan of more broad
than more specialized because
it's important to get a little bit of
everything," he said.
English Prof. Keith Taylor, the
director of the Undergraduate
Creative Writing Program, said
students like Ingersoll shouldn't
"It's my sense that people
are still going to be able to shop
around," Taylor said, "No one's
going to be confined to those
Parrish said the new system
would change several English
department course numbers,
including the two prerequisite
courses - "What is Literature?"
and "Introduction to Poetry" -
from 239 and 240 to 297 and 298 to
better reflect the difficulties and
Friday, April 4, 2008 - 7
topics of the classes. The course
number changes were implement-
ed to indicate that those courses
are for prospective English majors
who intend to take 300 and 400
The department willalsoexpand
the New Traditions requirement,
which previously focused on the
experiences of women and minori-
ty ethnic groups, to include classes
that discuss disability and sexual-
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(March 21 to April 19) SCORPIO
The next few weeks are an excellent (Oct. 23to Nov. 21)
time to shop for wardrobe items. That's This month is quite excellent for your
because you feel good about yourself health. However, avoid overindulgence,
and you like what you see in the mirror. especially in sweets. Practical matters
TAURUS and relationships will be more impor-
(April 20 to May 20) tant.
Solitude in beautiful surroundings will SAGITTARIUS
please you now. Some of you will be (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
dabbling in a secret love affair as well. Love, romance, vacations and pleasur-
Be careful; secrets don't always remain able pastimes will delight you this
secrets! month. Creative activities are favored.
GEMINI Enjoy playful times with children.
(Hay 21 to lane 28) CAPRICORN
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ship and all kinds of group activities. Acton your bright ideas to redecorate
You're friendly to others, and they're at home or make your home look more
friendly to you. Not only that, friends attractive. Invite people over. Family
could become lovers. gatherings will be especially heartwarm-
CANCER ing and loving.
(Jane 211o July 22) AQUARIUS
Regardless of what you do for a living, (Jan. 20to Feb. 18)
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layout, office redecorating or making opportunity to discover just how much
something look more attractive. You can love there is in your everyday life.
do this! (Many of us go through life never
LEO acknowledging this.)
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A loved one might introduce you to (Feb. 19 to March 20)
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some way. You're attradted to people financial issues. It's a good time for
from different backgrounds this month. investments. It's also a good time to bor-
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ened. YOU BORN TODAY You esergeti-
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(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) and courageous. Once you know what
People are goingto be good to youthis you want, you prefer to run things. You
month. Expect gifts, goodies and out- like to blaze new trails rather than per-
right favors from others. Keep smiling, feet old ones. You'll always fight for
and just say thank you! what you want. In the coming year, you
LIBRA will wrap up something or give up some-
(Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) thing you've been involved with for
Today Venus moves across from your aboutnine years.
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