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The Oxford Comma Serial Killer: Part Three

By Trent Unruh, Edwin Tran, Kaitie Christensen, Ana Santana, and Melissa Waters The Finale: Crime Scenes, Criminals and Cops The detectives and police squad gathered around the office pin board. Photos of crime scenes and copies of notes were connected … Continue reading

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The Oxford Comma Serial Killer: Part Two

By Trent Unruh, Edwin Tran, Kaitie Christensen, Rendle Williams, Ana Santana, and Melissa Waters Chapter 2: The Cliché of Crime Investigation  HQ made mention of a murder. It was related to some ongoing case about this “Oxford Comma Serial Killer.” … Continue reading

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The Oxford Comma Serial Killer

By Trent Unruh, Edwin Tran, Kaitie Christensen, Rendle Williams, Ana Santana, and Melissa Waters Prologue: Frustration, Agony and Utter Confusion I am the Oxford Comma Serial Killer because I thought Serial Comma Serial Killer was too confusing. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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Hyphens and Dashes—A Guide

By Jonathan Ly You’ve probably seen them all over before, horizontal lines like “-,” “–,” and “—,” but do you really know the differences between them all? If not, don’t be worried, you’re like the majority of people out there. … Continue reading

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Writing…with Ellipses

By Mali Chowdhury Ellipses…hmm, where to begin… Well, let’s start with its basics: identification. What exactly are ellipses? In the most general sense, ellipses are a set of three consecutive dots found in both formal and informal writing. Typically, the arrangement of … Continue reading

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