Wednesday’s Word of the Week

                    apolaustic, adj. “Concerned with or wholly devoted to seeking enjoyment; self-indulgent.” “She was apolaustic toward Wake football and looked forward to every game.” “apolaustic, adj. and n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

Tuesday’s Tip

A little tidbit of a tip for today – check out more Magic Marker advice here.                                        

Welcome to a New Semester!

Whether you’re starting your first day of classes as a first-year student or you’re back for your final year (or a victory lap), we are so glad to have you here for a brand new semester! We’re getting ready to open the center on Monday September 1, and we will have the new schedule posted […]

Wednesday’s Word of the Week

                  agelast, n. “A person who never laughs; one who has no sense of humour.” “Although the student thought the elaborate excuse she made up was pretty hilarious, her professor was an agelast when the paper was three weeks late.” “agelast, n.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2014. Web. 27 May […]

Writing into the Summer

With another school year behind us, and the warmth of summer around the corner, it’s easy to put down the pen and take a break from writing. But you worked so hard to fine tune your abilities this year. You visited the Writing Center, took advantage of office hours, and revised your papers. You really […]

Wednesday’s Word of the Week

                  wabbit, adj. “Tired out, exhausted; ‘off colour’.” The wabbit student, after a week of finals, was ready for a week of naps. “wabbit, adj.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2014. Web. 7 May 2014.

Tuesday’s Tip: Writing to Read

Today’s tip comes from Professor T.H.M. Gellar-Goad (@thmggphd) in the Department of Classical Languages. In many disciplines, like the analysis and criticism of ancient Greek and Roman literature in the field of Classics, writing isn’t just a product to show what you think — it’s also a tool to figure out what you think.  The poetry and prose of the […]