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In Defense of Academic Writing

Academic writing has taken quite a bashing since, well, forever, and that’s not entirely undeserved. Academic writing can be pedantic, jargon-y, solipsistic and self-important. There are endless think pieces, editorials and… 2,165 more words


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Unnecessary Dilemma

Throwback to mid-January at We Will Dance marathon with these little ones, this is beginning to be an annual tradition and I like that. It is thanks to them that I am constantly reminded for where I was one year ago– orientation group, war games, learning the school song and watching storyline. 323 more words

Endless Ramblings

As poverty rises, so must our vision

     Federal data reveal that children from low-income families now are the majority in U.S. public schools, with about half of children in 21 states meeting requirements for free and reduced-price lunch (a common measurement of poverty). 88 more words


If I can find out from someone's Facebook page that we have some interests in common ... I will try and fit it in to my letter if appropriate.

This anonymous interview is with a job hunter who is not currently employed (even if part-time or in an unrelated field), has not been hired within the last two months, and has been looking for a new position for More than 18 months. 585 more words

Library Hiring

Buy Yourself Something Nice

Want to treat yourself?  Need a gift for a fellow book lover?  Out of Print is an online shop that sells literary-inspired shirts, jewelry, bags, notebooks, phone cases, and more!  99 more words

School Media Specialist

Alberta could see rise in illegal immigrants as thousands of TFWs face deadline to return home

Alberta could see rise in illegal immigrants as thousands of TFWs face deadline to return home.

Changes last year in the Temporary Foreign Workers’ program mean that many Albertans are reaching the end of their visas, and many workers may need to leave in April/2015, or soon after.   27 more words