On Tuesday, Sept. 28, a group of students met in Blair Hall, room 101. This group was American Sign Language (ASL).
ASL was started at Wittenberg University at the beginning of this semester. These meetings are open to everyone, whether you know sign language or not. Knowing sign language is not a must; this is a way for others to learn something new and come together in an interesting way. Sign language has always been a great way to learn how to communicate with others, and Wittenberg is happy to have ASL Club to encourage individuals to do that.
This past Tuesday, each attendee starts out by signing the alphabet together a couple times, followed by each person signing their names. After practicing with the group and then with a partner, a hangman game began. Instead of saying the letters out loud as one normally plays, the letters were signed.
Practicing words and phrases in a different light is an amazing opportunity and something individuals should think about trying with ASL Club.
ASL Club has meetings every other Tuesday, starting at 7:30 PM usually in Blair 101. The next meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 12.
The Wittenberg ASL Club Instagram account is @wittasl. If you wish, follow them to learn when the next meeting is and to learn something fun and helpful.