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The Writing Center’s Costume Contest/Open House

The Writing Center had an awesome turn-out at their Costume Contest/Open-House event this past Friday, October 31st! Below are some pictures of those who entered the Costume Contest. The winner of the costume contest was Link, or really, me, second place was Callie’s Carmen San Diego, and third was Dori’s Katniss. We also had a two-sentence horror story contest! Of
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The Little Writing Center of Horrors

The Writing Center is holding a costume contest and open house on Halloween starting at 1 in the afternoon. There’s also going to be a two sentence horror story…for you creative writers out there!! There will be three judges, one of them being Dr. Fife! There will be fun and prizes to win, so come to the Writing Center on
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Muse-ical English Major: Part 1

Collin Hancock is a classmate of mine. Has been for a couple of years now, and is a pretty cool guy. In addition to being an English major and student, he’s also a musician. Jacky Killian: How old are you, and what year are you currently in? Collin Hancock: I’m 22, and I’m a senior. Jacky: What is your concentration?
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Successful Interns: Kaycee Hill

Each semester more and more interns pass through the halls of Cherry Hall. Being an intern is a great opportunity not only to the student, but also to get in some networking for your resume. Remember that internships are always available each semester so even if you didn’t make the April 9th deadline for this upcoming Fall 2014 semester, there’s
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Vampires, Warlocks, Zombies… Oh my!

During Fall 2013 pre-registration, Dr. Hughes lured in unsuspecting victims with one sentence on her special topics posters: “If you like reading about incest, murder, incestuous murder, haunted houses, enclosed spaces, premature burial, freaks and monsters, then this class is for you!” What students who signed up for English 399: Special Topics-Gothic Fiction didn’t realize was… how awesome this course
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How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 3

I know that everyone aspires to be a romance writer, wait… maybe that’s just me. But if you do want to be a romance writer you have to read. I know, I know, it’s tedious and time consuming, but it has to be done. You can’t just write off into the sunset with a plot. There has to be a
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How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 2

One of the hardest thing romance writers have to face is adversity. Romance writers aren’t like the rest of the writing world. We stand apart from those around us, and don’t conform to the regular rules of writing. I first knew that I was a romance writer when I started to create love stories in my head about the couples
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Buy Books at Bargain Basement Prices this Week Courtesy of English Club

It’s that time again, folks! English Club will be holding their semi-annual book sale in the Robert Penn Warren room (Cherry Hall 101) on Wednesday and Thursday of this week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The books they sell are generously donated and feature a wide variety of genres. Hardback books sell for $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents.
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Dr. Alex Poole and English Club Officers Offer Up

On Wednesday afternoon, English Club had a Pie Toss and Coloring Contest. English Club officers Hilary Harlan, Jesse Wells, and Justin Crenshaw – along with Dr. Alex Poole – offered up their faces to benefit English Club. For $2, students, faculty, and staff could throw a pie in the face of the person of their choice. Here’s a preview of
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