Over the last ten years, the number of students majoring in the arts and humanities at the University of Washington has dropped significantly. That’s no surprise when STEM and Business degrees are touted as more valuable. What do you do when society tells you that the passion or skill you’ve decided to pursue in college won’t give you a sustainable lifestyle?
"If you had asked me if I would chop my leg off if it meant admission to Stanford, I would say yes in a millisecond."
Breaking up with Shakespeare? Done with Dickens? Between misrepresentations, boring language, and distracting covers, reading classical literature can...