Student SpotlightIrini Konstantinou '23
Majors: Writing and Rhetoric; English
"My experience as a Writing & Rhetoric major has fundamentally transformed me into who I am as a writer and thinker today. Particularly from my concentration, which looks at Language as Social Action, I have learned about the ways in which language can be both used and abused as a tool of empowerment and of conquest. When it comes to my role as a Student Trustee on campus, my studies of activist rhetorics have taught me how to use my language--my voice--to speak up, argue, and advocate for the needs and concerns of my peers. This major has done far more than sharpened my writing skills--it has turned me into a deeper thinker, more careful analyst, and better ally for my fellow students."