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Poetry event gives women a chance to speak out

A poetry jam event on the Fresno State campus this week shined the light on women – in honor of Women’s History Month. “This is a platform to acknowledge women,” said Clarence Obichere, one of the Fresno State students who ...

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How good is good enough?

I began blogging just before I turned 18. Now, I’m 21 and between majoring in journalism, writing for a newspaper, writing for leisure and pursuing screenwriting – I have written a lot. I’ve been told that I am a strong ...

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Fresno State writers to go live at Rogue Fest

Fresno State professors, students and alumni will be showcasing their pieces of writing at the 2018 Rogue Festival as part of Fresno Writers Live. The festival will feature theater, music and spoken word, and will take place in the Tower ...

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An unlikely career choice. Why writing means so much to me

If you were to ask me what I thought I wanted to do for a living back in my early high school days, I can guarantee you that being a journalist would not have been on the shortlist. It might ...

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Why is writing important to Fresno State?

Whether a blogger, book writer, magazine or news writer, everyone is a writer. Last Friday, the Henry Madden Library hosted The National Day on Writing, a celebration that highlighted the importance of writing. The event was commemorated by the National ...

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A Horrible Case of Writer’s Block

It’s happened.  For the past week I’ve had writer’s block. I like to journal and I tend to be very aware of my feelings at all times.  The truth is not everyone has an interest in knowing how many times ...

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Writing Center helps students in several ways

Some students receive a term paper back from their professor with red ink splattered across the white page. The corrections and suggestions make no sense to them.

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My Dirty (Little) Secret

“WHERE DID WE GO WRONG?”

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Citing from JSTOR without breaking a sweat (Part 3 of 3)

If you’re just getting into The Collegian Online’s series on writing a wham-bam term paper, be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 first. For this section, we’ll be working with JSTOR, an online scholarly journal database. Online ...

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Citing a paper without breaking a sweat (Part 2 of 3)

So you just finished the introduction on that big term paper. You're about page-and-a-half in, and have seven pages to go. If it weren’t for the lack of substance, you just know you’d ace it. Hopefully, you’re not such an extreme case — if you don’t actually have any substance, I can’t help you. I mean, I would if I hadn’t already run out of moronitocin suppressants. Citations are hard. This means you should whip one out as often as possible. Your professor will be impressed if you throw two or three in the least-important two-page paper. If not, they'll at least know you're trying to impress them with cheap tricks. Either is good.

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Writing a paper without breaking a sweat (part 1 of 3)

You've decided that cheating isn't worth it, and buying term papers online is pretty chancy. You've come to the perfect place. There's some really juicy stuff in our three-part series that will be sure to slick up that horribly boring paper or add a bit of spice to your brainchild’s near-perfection. Those of you well versed in putting two words together might know all this basic advice. Skip ahead to Part 2 for a trick or two that takes the bother out of ordering books from the Henry Madden secret underground warehouse. For the rest of you, let's not get ahead of ourselves.

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