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Academia, Love Me Back

My name is Tiffany Martínez. As a McNair Fellow and student scholar, I’ve presented at national conferences in San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami. I have crafted a critical reflection piece that was published in a peer-reviewed journal managed by the Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education and Council for Opportunity in Education. 1,049 more words

Feeling a Little Tense? A guide for Student Midwives and Student Nurses on Grammatical Writing Styles - Essay Tips

There are a few questions I get asked by students on ‘The Grammatical Person…’

  • Which tense should I write in?
  • Should I write in the first person?
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Surviving The Poem

Image: Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes

In March 2011, the midterm of my last semester of undergrad, I sat in my thesis advisor’s office, waiting for feedback on a recent packet of poems I had turned in. 2,022 more words


Mediterranean Studies and the Baltic: A Tale of Two Seas

Academic fashions – or trends, perhaps, because it sounds a bit more neutral – are curious things. Where they come from, how they develop, at what point they cross back into the tacitly accepted mainstream that they began by leaving. 914 more words


The Cronkite Moment

During World War II, much of American Journalism was fawning over a common noble theme: the great war was about “good people fighting a necessary war for a just cause” (Stepp). 884 more words