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October 9, 2012

You know that moment when you’re chatting with a group and you mention a word or topic of conversation that you think EVERYONE must be familiar with, only to be met by questioning and confused expressions? (If you have no clue what I’m talking about, then you’re probably giving the computer screen such a look…

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October 3, 2012

Here at the Writing Center there is a running joke about how I am one of the only tutors from Westminster -- I am what students like to call a “Townie.\" While it may seem like a boring place to live to some, this small town actually has some nice places that only us locals…

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September 25, 2012

Some students come into an appointment at the Writing Center asking if we will edit their paper. The short answer is not exactly! The long answer is yes—and we’ll show you how to look for grammatical mistakes, so that you can have the tools to do so yourself. We want you to become a better…

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September 20, 2012

It’s not National Talk Like a Pirate Day anymore, but it sure is fun to talk like a pirate anyways! [caption id=\"attachment_158\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"209\"] Creative commons license[/caption] It is, however, national book week. You may have noticed people on Facebook playing this game: Grab the closest book to you, go to page 56 and copy…

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September 10, 2012

Ever heard the phrase, \"going like gangbusters?\" Well here at the McDaniel Writing Center, our fall semester is already \"going like gangbusters.\" In our first week of tutoring, we\'ve already seen more than three times as many people as we did during our first week last semester. [caption id=\"attachment_124\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"315\"] Photo courtesy of Times Past…

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September 6, 2012

Welcome! We\'re glad you found the McDaniel Writing Center\'s all-new home on the web. More online resources are forthcoming, including helpful handouts on grammar, thesis, citation, formatting, etc. We\'ll also be posting short, fun blogs throughout the semester linking to helpful (and/or funny!) information around the web and inviting you to special events at the…

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