Graduating English Major Sends a Love Letter to UT English Department
Olivia Hayes, the Daily Beacon Senior Copy Chief, graduates as an English major in just a few weeks. Her love letter to UT and the UT English department, published in the Daily Beacon Opinion section on May 1, 2023, will warm your heart. Olivia wasn’t sure about UT at first, but her experiences outside and inside the classroom won her over into a die-hard Volunteer and a great English major.
In particular, she is thankful for her great teachers in the English department who sparked her imagination and creativity. Here’s what Olivia had to say:
You can read her Beacon letter in its entirety here. Olivia, the English department thanks you right back. It’s been an honor to have you in our classes. Keep that passion for great writing burning in yourself and those around you, good luck with all that lies before you, and go Vols!