Isabel Acosta

Class of 2022

Years Active: 2020

Major: English & Communication

“I have worked on transcribing archives and outlining website material and design. I enjoyed the digital humanities course because it allowed me to look deeper into the history of the college I am attending. It was interesting to look back at pieces that were over twenty years old and still see content that was relatable! The only challenge I found during my time with digital humanities was the discipline it takes to carefully read every word, every grammar mistake, and every piece. I am the type of person who loves to get to the ending as fast as possible to feel satisfied, but with this case, I couldn’t rush anything. I knew I wouldn’t be there for the final project, but I learned to enjoy the time as it went on. I learned to slowly and carefully read every piece and comprehend what the author was portraying. For anyone interested in working with digital humanities, do it. It’s fascinating, and you learn techniques and abilities about yourself you’ve never know! However, always remember that you may not be the one to finish the project, but you helped create it. After graduating, I plan on becoming a writer. I know it’s cliche, but it’s what I love to do, and after reading all the amazing pieces with our literary magazine, I felt as though I belonged in the writing world. I hope to achieve a masters degree in creative writing somewhere in the future, and become a professor for creative writing! I honestly don’t know where my life will be in the next year, but after being in this class, I have learned that it’s okay to not know what the finished product will be but instead to enjoy to journey as it happens.”