Articles by Emma DesLauriers-Knop

Emma ('20) was the Beyond Editor for The Anchor during the spring semester of 2020 after having served as a staff writer the previous fall. A lifelong storyteller, Emma harnessed her love for reading books into writing short stories and joined The Anchor in the fall of 2018 as a guest writer to learn a more journalistic approach to writing. Emma loves that writing gets her out and exploring her community and speaking to all kinds of people. An apt traveler and history nerd, Emma translates her love for learning about far away places into both her Global Studies and French majors. When she’s not writing, you can find her sipping a coffee, out for a run, or perusing a library for her next great read.


Our house

My parents’ house has never been what one would call “quiet.” Three kids with strong personalities will certainly make things interesting. Even now that I, the youngest, am passing through college, and my brother and sister are making their way at their ‘grown-up’ jobs, my house is not the empty nest that my parents were…