Tara Culp-Ressler

Tara Culp-Ressler, a KtB intern, will graduate from American University in May with a BA in Communications, a minor in Religious Studies, and a lot of student loans. She is a Lancaster County-bred Mennonite trying to find her place in the nation's capital (suggestions welcome).

Recent Posts by Tara

Westboro Baptist: God Loves Poetry

Last week, the Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest my university. Apparently, American University’s community is too open, too liberal, and ultimately too gay-friendly to go unaddressed. (See Josh Garrett-Davis’ essay on Westboro that appeared a year ago on KtB.) The campus is, naturally, in an uproar. Eager to live up to our reputation…