Category: Reflections on Writing

My Pet Peeve: Less/Fewer

My Pet Peeve, a new Writing Blog series, talks to students and professors about the writing mistakes that drive them absolutely crazy. My roommate, Liz, is a pretty easy-going person.  She never complains when I leave my dishes in the…

Essay Writing as Communication

Essays are the primary, if not the only, means by which students communicate their thoughts and analyses to professors. In some ways, essay-writing is a performative art. Similar to a one-night-only concert, you only get one shot (unless you have…

Reflections from a Student Journalist

Journalism is alive at Wesleyan—in the Argus, within smaller publications, on Wesleying and other student blogs, and, most recently, in the curriculum, in the form of Forward Editor Jane Eisner’s course, “The Journalist as Citizen.” Innumerable books and websites are…