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Kiara Allen

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  • Major/Program: Communication, Spanish
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: “God is a Spirit and they that worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in truth.” John 4:24
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
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  • Language other than English: Spanish

Haesoon An

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  • Major/Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
  • Bio: Life is full of accidental encounters making a magnificent difference to our life.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing about Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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Megan Barnett

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  • Major/Program: Communication Disorders and French
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (AuD)
  • Bio: Just trying to live a life less ordinary.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
  • Language other than English: French

Nick Biland

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Music fanatic, German speaker, coffee lover.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Creative Writing
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: German

Jessica Birdyshaw

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  • Major/Program: Communication Disorders
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I love God, family, friends, poetry, tea, books, Phil Collins, spider webs, Ender’s Game, photo booth pictures, and sunshine through leaves.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing about Literature
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Kristen Bledsoe

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  • Major/Program: English Literature and Journalism, minor in French
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: probably thinking about literature, definitely in love with e.e. cummings, and therefore partial to lowercase letters
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolio
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: French

Mackenzie Brzezinski

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I really hate coming up with bios, but I really love meeting new people.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Katie Jo Clark

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
  • Bio: I really love all of those books you hated to read in high school.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Paige Coll

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  • Major/Program: Secondary English and Language Arts Education
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m an avid reader with a slight cat obsession.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing
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  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
  • Language other than English: [Insert]

MacKenzie Colton

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  • Major/Program: Public and Professional Writing
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I am a typography nerd, and my favorite font is Avenir Book.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Research and Citation, Creative Writing
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Mary Chamberlin Cummings

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  • Major/Program: Finance
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Loves to laugh. Loves to travel. Hates clichés.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Litereature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian
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Shounak Datta

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  • Major/Program: Chemical Engineering
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: Researcher, programmer, amateur blog writer, and a dreamer.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, Digital Media, ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, Chicago/Turabian
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Ben Ewing

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I have a complicated relationship with semicolons.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Philosophy
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Michael Frack

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  • Major/Program: German, Italian Studies
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I know the entire Tolkien Legendarium from Fëanor to Frodo. And languages are pretty fun to speak.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: German, Italian

Hannah Gagnon

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  • Major/Program: Pre-Public Relations, minor in Marketing
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m a huge Broadway fan, but I also enjoy all types of music from Dean Martin to Bob Dylan to Matchbox Twenty to Needtobreathe!
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Jakob Geiger

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  • Major/Program: English (Creative Writing) and Political Science
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m from Los Angeles and have a deep appreciation for prohibition and depression-era folk music.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Composition, Research, Political Science
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Bailey Griffin

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  • Major/Program: Accounting, minor in Art History
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Still trying to perfect my Aubie head wiggle. Also a huge fan of dogs and the Great State of Texas.
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Carrie Diane Hill

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I basically live in coffee shops already, but I hope to actually own one someday.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media
  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Natascha Israel

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  • Major/Program: Wildlife Sciences
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: I am originally from The Netherlands meaning that I like salty licorice, pickled herring, soccer, and the color orange. Aside from that, I love animals (I have 2 cats and 1 dog), hiking, rock climbing, and horseback riding.
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Renee Kalu

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  • Major/Program: Pre-Medicine
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Avid movie watcher and Afro-beats lover.
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Shiwir Karki

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  • Major/Program: Finance
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
  • Bio: “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA
  • Language other than English: Nepali

Will Kerby

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  • Major/Program: Materials Engineering, French
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m a FarmHouse pledge, a Harry Potter nerd, and an optimistic Auburn football fan. I’m here to help with any kind of writing!
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Literature
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: French

Katie Kirk

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  • Major/Program: Philosophy
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I like flannel, tacos, and figuring out where words come from.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian
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Sara Marie Klucking

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  • Major/Program: Secondary English Education
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Just a girl who loves Shakespeare, M&M’s, and JK Rowling.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, Digital Media, ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Paige Lee

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  • Major/Program: Accounting, minor in Nonprofit
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: My dog is my child, and I probably like hot sauce more than you.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Alex Lewis

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  • Major/Program: Wildlife Science
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
  • Bio: If I’m not in the office, I’m out on the trail.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Journal of Wildlife Management (JWM)
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Laura Lumpkin

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  • Major/Program: English Literature, minor in Creative Writing
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Three essentials: books to read, journals to write in, and tea – Earl Grey, hot – to keep me going.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Lisa Maggi

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  • Major/Program: Interior Architecture
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Tuscaloosa native who made the right choice and doesn’t know what sleep is.
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Lilia Malavé Gómez

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  • Major/Program: Journalism, Spanish
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
  • Bio: I tend to get OCD on spelling and grammar, even when texting.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
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  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Taylor McGaughy

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  • Major/Program: History
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: In what surely appears a comical farce to onlookers, Taylor occasionally runs in place to deal with writer’s block on the 4th floor of RBD Library.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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  • Research and Citation: Chicago
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Kaylee McCormack

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  • Major/Program: Chemical Engineering, minor in Philosophy
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m convinced that there is no such thing as a finished to-do list, but it sure is nice to pretend!
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design
  • Research and Citation: MLA, ACS
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Hannah Miles

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  • Major/Program: Anthropology
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: A blonde walks into a library and asks the librarian, “Can I have a burger and fries?” She replies, “Sorry, this is a library.” The blonde whispers, “Oh, sorry. May I have a burger and fries?”
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Joshua Newton

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  • Major/Program: Philosophy
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I enjoy, in no particular order, the activity of thought, the company of cats, and the wisdom of Steven Universe.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Irene Pareja

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  • Major/Program: Spanish
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MA)
  • Bio: Dreamer. Frequent traveller. Love chocolate (who doesn’t), pandas and minions.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing
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  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Halle Ragan

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  • Major/Program: English
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I’m your typical English major, in that at any given moment I’m probably reading.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Litereature
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  • Research and Citation: MLA
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Cora Reynolds

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  • Major/Program: Pre-Business
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Technically, I’m here to help you with writing, but I can also answer your Game of Thrones questions.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature
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Stephen Scott

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  • Major/Program: English Literature
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: The Robin Hood of our generation.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Literature, Creative Writing
  • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian
  • Language other than English: French

Corey Self

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  • Major/Program: Engineering
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Avid football fan. How wing lover. Master procrastinator.
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Emily Sherrod

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  • Major/Program: Public and Professional Writing
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: C.S. Lewis, as always, says it best: “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Ginny Sherrod

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  • Major/Program: English Literature, minor in Creative Writing
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I like to buy antique things from faraway countries because they’ve been to more places than I have.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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Arjit Singh

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  • Major/Program: Industrial Design
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I love to talk about life; some said I could be a counselor, so I started writing a book about life.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Creative Writing, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Digital Media, ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: Hindi

Tenchi Smith

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  • Major/Program: Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: I can appear serious most of the time, but if you get to know me I can be funny sometimes.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA
  • Language other than English: Chinese, Basic Korean

Matthew Sparacio

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  • Major/Program: History
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (PhD)
  • Bio: Ta-Nehisi Coate’s writing “Black Panther” is the best thing ever (this may explain why my dissertation isn’t done yet).
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: MLA, Chicago/Turabian
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Sarah Staley

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  • Major/Program: English Litereature
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: My hobbies include collecting comic books and never reading them.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Creative Writing
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Ariel Steele

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  • Major/Program: Biological Sciences
  • Degree Being Pursued: Graduate (MS)
  • Bio: I do research on reptiles. I like cats, and I’m a bit of a nerd.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Writing in the Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian
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Sarah Stevenson

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  • Major/Program: Psychology and Spanish
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: I like playing tennis, eating mangoes, reading Fitzgerald, and watching foreign.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Sciences, Literature, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
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  • Research and Citation: APA
  • Language other than English: Spanish

Emily Unwin

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  • Major/Program: Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: My live revolves around food.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Parker Wade

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  • Major/Program: English Education
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Memphis native. Food fanatic. Harry Potter enthusiast.
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: English Composition, Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: ePortfolios
  • Research and Citation: APA, MLA
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Ruthie Wofford

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  • Major/Program: Political Science
  • Degree Being Pursued: Undergraduate
  • Bio: Lover of popcorn, puns, and the Oxford comma
  • Writing in Specific Disciplines: Literature, Humanities, Personal Statements/Résumés/CVs/Cover Letters
  • Multimodal Composition: Visual Design, ePortfolios
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  • Language other than English: Spanish