Arts & Entertainment

“Exit West” Love and Warfare

Mohsin Hamid brought “Exit West” to shelves last year, and this romance amidst war and destruction has received much praise and recognition. His novel follows a couple who must somehow keep their love alive when they become refugees who flee from a war-torn land, to London. This novel is a modern look at the migrant, unwilling traveler. Hamid is non-specific enough that the piece
Penmen Passion

Lowell Matthews Builds Networks and Community

SNHU-303 courses boast that networking is key for success in any industry, particularly for meeting others in a desired field and making the connections that might lead to a career. Lowell Matthews began teaching at SNHU in 2012, and has recently found how fruitful networking can be for people of all ages. Matthews primarily teaches OL classes, including Human Resource Management, Social Environment of
Arts & Entertainment

Book Review: “The Grownup” Brings Modern Humor to Horror

Gillian Flynn, author of “Gone Girl,” presents a modern take on Henry James’s classic ghost story, “The Turn of the Screw,” with a woman who details her unique experience as a hand-job specialist in the back of a psychic’s shop called “Spiritual Palms.” The narrator, who is never named, retires her hands due to carpal tunnel and starts working as a psychic in the

Fiction Competition

Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) second fall fiction short story competition kicks off this November with The Penmen Review. The call for submissions opens Nov. 7 and will close at the end of the month. Short stories may be on any subject or theme, and they must be original work. Submissions will be judged by a panel of experts on originality, thought process, structure