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Thanksgiving Break, The Iron Bowl, and How to Analyze an Argument

21 November 2014

Thanksgiving Break, The Iron Bowl, and How to Analyze an Argument Yes, it’s that time of year again – Thanksgiving break is rapidly approaching. While we should all take the time to give thanks for the many wonderful aspects of our life, as an Auburn student you are probably more concerned with two things, finals […]

Peer Review: A Literary Love Story

20 November 2014

Peer Review: A Literary Love Story   I’m a matchmaker of sorts … okay, not really. But what I can do is help find the peer reviewer of your dreams! While we are here to help you with all of your writing needs at the Miller Writing Center, there may be times when the cozy […]

Persuasive Writing: How to Save the World, Communicate with Aliens and Other Useful Writing Tips

18 November 2014

  Persuasive Writing: How to Save the World, Communicate with Aliens and Other Useful Writing Tips     Regardless of your major or future career aspirations, persuasive writing is important because it can be a matter of life and death, sometimes for the entire universe. With UFO encounters on the rise, strong persuasive writing skills […]

Meet the Staff: Phineas

17 November 2014

Meet the Staff: Phineas   Name: Phineas Major: English Year: 2nd year PhD What do you like doing best in your spare time? What spare time? If I had some, I’d spend it watching movies and woodworking. I also sometimes read, when I’m not too busy reading. What’s the best advice anyone has ever given you […]

Clearing Up Confusing Words

12 November 2014

Clearing Up Confusing Words   We all know those parents who give their children exotic names, such as Quvenzhané Wallis (the star of the adorable remake of Annie). Her parents weren’t doing her any favors when she had to learn to write and spell that. The same can be said of whoever wrote the English […]