Yesterday we shared a few tips for making the most of your Writing Center appointment. Now here are a few tips for what do to do once those 50 minutes are over. Schedule follow-up appointment. If you think you still need more help on your paper, make sure to set up another appointment for later in […]
Hope you had a great spring break! But now it’s back to the grind. We typically see an increase in appointments after spring break as students buckle down and prepare for those final papers and projects of the semester. Interested in coming to the Writing Center? Here’s a few things you can do to make […]
discalced, adj. “Barefoot; without shoes.” “She longed for spring when she could be discalced and lay in the quad on a sunny day.” “discalced, adj.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, December 2014. Web. 4 March 2015.
Last semester, we featured Professor Zak Lancaster. We found a great piece of advice that never got shared from his interview, so we thought we’d publish that for you today! Do you have any advice for a student who finds it hard to start writing? Yes, I have an abstract piece of advice and several concrete, […]
Our amazing Phoebe Zerwick (associate teaching professor in the writing program) recently had an article published in National Geographic. In “Fleeing the War, ” Phoebe shares the story of a family who fled from Syria and is now building a new life in Greensboro. It’s a wonderful piece that brings a human element to the war-torn country […]
chiaroscuro, n. “The style of pictorial art in which only the light and shade, and not the various colours, are represented; black-and-white, or dark brown and white. A sketch in black and white.” “During his spare time between classes, Tom filled up his sketch book with chiaroscuros of his […]
What would you say are your most frequent grammar mistakes? Check out Grammarly’s list of the Top 6 Common College Grammar Mistakes. And if you find yourself struggling with these issues (or more), you can always make an appointment with us!
What a week! We have been selling handmade letterpress Valentines to benefit the YMCA literacy initiative. Still need to pick up notes for your valentine (or friends, or mom)? We have them in ZSR 426 all day! Here’s a look back at our week on Active Voice. – On Monday, we kicked off our Love Letters […]
accismus, n. “The pretended refusal of something one keenly desires.” “He pretended to hardly notice her, trying not to catch her eye during WRI 111. It may seem that he didn’t like her, but in reality, he really wanted to ask if she’d be his valentine.” “accismus, […]
If you haven’t heard, we’re selling handmade letterpress valentines all week to benefit the YMCA Literacy Initiative. But where on earth did that tradition come from? According to Wikipedia, what began as a religious holiday, Valentine’s Day started to be associated with love around the Middle Ages. Written valentines first appeared in the 1400 and […]