Space: Why the environment you work in matters

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Do you have a favorite place to get homework done? Is the place you study the same place you go to hang out with friends? Let’s face it. We’ve all had nights where we want to sit and socialize, but also have mounds of work to get done–and getting together with friends tends to check […]

A way for tutors to embrace our peers better

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by Jessica Barker A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the International Writing Centers Association conference (IWCA) in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme of this year’s conference was “The Citizenship Center.” Appropriately, most of the workshops and sessions during the conference focused on diversity within the writing center and English as a second […]

Commenting with commas: When and where to use them

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Commenting with commas: When and where to use them by Daniel Christianson Commas can be intimidating. When I was younger I just threw them in wherever they seemed to fit. Unsurprisingly, this didn’t always work out well, and I often ended up creating choppy sentences out of perfectly acceptable ones. Recently, I got the opportunity […]