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Last summer in construction class, I built a tiny (really tiny) house to serve as a neighborhood library. I installed it in the perennial border at the end of my driveway, where at any given moment it holds an assortment of fiction and nonfiction, young adult novels, doggie poop bags for neighborhood canines, and a handy spiral-bound AP Stylebook that no one seems to want. 193 more words

Writer Debate: The Oxford Comma

If you’ve been writing for very long, then you’ve undoubtedly heard about the debate over the Oxford comma. To use it or not to use it? 860 more words


Bloggers vs Reporters:

Reporters and bloggers use social media to their advantages/ disadvantages but the main difference between these two are:

  1. Bloggers are citizen journalists meaning they have no background experience working in the media field.
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Working as an administrative assistant doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some quick tips that helped make my job easier.


Google is your friend! 310 more words

Admin Assistants

Skills Gained Thanks to PR 317

When I entered my sophomore year of college, I had never taken a public relations writing class. Because of this I did not have an understanding of AP Style and the role AP Style holds within professional writing. 363 more words


Developing New Skills

My biggest challenge this semester has been decreasing wordiness. Prior to PR 317, my sentences were long and lacked clarity. Through AP style, writing workshops, and personalized feedback on assignments, I’ve developed the ability to choose succinct diction that communicates my ideas coherently. 407 more words

AP Style

Different Writing Style, One Step Closer to Dream Career

By: Haley Williams

Posted: Dec. 6, 2017

The ability to articulate ideas on paper and get as clean to the bone as possible is needed to be successful in the public relations field. 382 more words