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Reminder: Stethoscope Press Deadline This Friday!

Have you always wanted to publish a book but never known how to go about it? Apply to Stethoscope Press, Wesleyan’s only student-run press! If you are selected, you will work with a student editor to write and edit a … Continue reading

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Do you want to publish a book? Check out Stethoscope Press!

Do you want to publish a book? Stethoscope Press, Wesleyan’s only student-run press that publishes collections from individual students, is seeking project submissions. If selected, you will work with one of our editors for the entire academic year to write, … Continue reading

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Production in Print: An Inside Look at the Argus, Part III

This is the third in a three-part series by Alison Cies ’11 examining and explaining the inner workings of The Argus. Parts I and II were published on May 24 and May 29, respectively. On many occasions, I have found … Continue reading

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Production in Print: An Inside Look at the Argus, Part II

This is the second in a three-part series by Alison Cies ’11 examining and explaining the inner workings of The Argus. Part I was published on May 24 and Part III will be published on June 3. On many occasions, … Continue reading

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Production in Print: An Inside Look at the Argus, Part I

This is the first in a three-part series by Alison Cies ’11 examining and explaining the inner workings of The Argus. Part II will be published on May 29 and Part III on June 3. On many occasions, I have … Continue reading

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Developing Original Critique: A Plea for Gentle Persuasion

One of the most challenging aspects of the transition to college writing is the idea that we as writers must develop our own unique thesis that contrasts, expands upon, or complements the authors we read in class. How are we, … Continue reading

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How to Get Started When You Don’t Know What to Write

The hardest part of writing is getting started.  In fact, the blank computer screen might be one of the most intimidating things a college student has to face.  Here’s two ways that I begin academic assignments without ever becoming overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Learning From Your Mistakes

Many students do not give a lot of thought to the techniques they use when they write, or to their overall writing style.  I can sympathize with them – my own writing habits developed by imitating the styles of the … Continue reading

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SPRINKLE THEORY: Indulge Yourself in Writing

Writing is like a chocolate cake.  In fact, it’s like a double-layer chocolate fudge cake with rainbow sprinkles on top, according to a member of the Class of 2013’s Sprinkle Theory. The Sprinkle Theory essentially states that when a grandiose … Continue reading

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