Tag Archives: Writing & Speaking Center

Advice from a First-Year Graduate Student

By Annette Cooper Recently, I had the opportunity to help students in an English 101 class who were struggling with constructing an argument. The class was hit with a wave of shock after realizing their ideas mattered in this assignment. … Continue reading

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Putting Perfection Aside: Tips for Breaking Your Writer’s Block

By Conrad Chow I’m staring at a blank word document. Thirty minutes have passed—only a title and two sentences have made it to the page. The document is now staring at me, waiting. Have you ever found yourself struggling to … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Steps for Successful Writing Center Sessions: Part Three

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step Five: Gearing Toward Your Writing Goals  Just as Happy’s brother, Grumpy, exited the University Writing Center, Snow Write came to greet them in … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Tips for Successful Writing Center Sessions: Part Two

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step Three: Sleeping In and Saving Face in the Wake of Late Appointments A blaring whistle startled Sleepy, who was in the midst of … Continue reading

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Snow Write and the Seven Steps for Successful Writing Center Sessions

By Logan Brown, Shyene Joubert, Kylie Lohmeyer, Christina Roberts, Lindsey Howell, Iris Saltus, and Izzy Comin Step One: Choosing the Fairest Consultant of Them All Once upon a time, a writing consultant named Snow Write was waiting for her brew … Continue reading

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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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Writing Wars: Chapter Two

By Raelynn de la Cruz, Chasen Fayeghi, Jordan Knowles, Nathan Lachner, Charis Nixon, and Haley Reineman Planet Ebsco Luke Skywriter’s idea wouldn’t stop squirming and making incomprehensible noises. His idea was strong and seemed to be sustainable, but he knew … Continue reading

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Writing Wars: Chapter One

By Raelynn de la Cruz, Chasen Fayeghi, Jordan Knowles, Nathan Lachner, Charis Nixon, and Haley Reineman Prologue After years of diligently training his Writing Force skills, one final test remained—the student had perfected his sentences and later order concerns like … Continue reading

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