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Paper 2: Major Questions

Scholarship in writing center studies seems to revolve around the four big questions: what, where, why, and how. In this paper, I will tackle the two seemingly simple questions of… 1,981 more words

Writing Center

Are White Passing People Truly People of Color?

I was born to a Puerto Rican mom and a white dad, and we lived in a 3-story home in Weehawken, NJ with my other siblings.   1,246 more words

Awareness

Misogyny

It’s been the ‘talk of the town’ lately. Misogyny. I wonder though, whether it is the standard fall back position, this attitude towards women. It seems to me as if everyone is blaming this religion or that religion for the ‘hate’ on women. 962 more words

Religion

Why I Don't Believe in the 'Voiceless'

In the wake of tragedies like the Michael Brown shooting, the recent attacks in Gaza, unrest in the Ukraine, and the ongoing crisis in Syria, one phrase is championed over and over: 791 more words

Michael Brown

Blind Spot - part 1: Social Mindbugs

Welcome to my series about Blind Spots – based on the book by Dr. Banaji and Dr. Greenwald.

This week, I’d like to introduce you to one of their concepts: Mindbugs. 478 more words

Diversity

PAB Entry 2: What & Where

Bruffee, Kenneth. (1984). Peer Tutoring and “the conversation of mankind.”  In G. A Olsen (Ed.), Writing centers: Theory and administration (pp.3-15). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. 1,275 more words

Writing Center

Some honest questions

I struggle with my online identity. Since deciding to be more intentional about making an online me, I feel like a teenager again. I’m experimenting, but unsure of myself, awkward and trying to find little instances of grace. 315 more words

Culture