“I’m not arty enough to be an art major…I’m too commercial.”

Today I learned what it meant to be a graphic design major while chatting with Bethany Thomasson in the D.P. Culp Center Cave. When Bethany told me her course of study, I wrongfully compared it to that of an art major. “I love art, but I’m not into art the way some people are into art. … More “I’m not arty enough to be an art major…I’m too commercial.”

“I feel like the way to get people to cooperate and come together is to step into their shoes and their situations.”

As it turns out, The Cave is #1 spot on campus to meet a diverse and interesting array of individuals. This is how I met Penniel Huggins and spoke with him about his life as a college student. “Technically I’m a grad student in the sense that I graduated last year in December. But I’m … More “I feel like the way to get people to cooperate and come together is to step into their shoes and their situations.”

“It’s more like an interest in getting famous…so people won’t forget me, you know?”

Me: “Pose in a way that feels natural to you.” Em: “Say no more.” Yesterday I met Michael “Em” White, a sophomore here at ETSU who is majoring in theatre. When asked why theatre appealed to him, Em said, “When I was younger, I had a dream of becoming an actor, more or less famous. … More “It’s more like an interest in getting famous…so people won’t forget me, you know?”

“I’ll be focusing on the geospatial aspect of geology…It’s actually one of the biggest growing sectors of the program.”

Meet Mitchell Ogden, a senior geosciences major here at ETSU. “What basically got me into the program was that I used to be a history major, but I wanted to try something different. So I tried out a few of the intro classes in the geography department here and learned about basic landforms, cartography and … More “I’ll be focusing on the geospatial aspect of geology…It’s actually one of the biggest growing sectors of the program.”