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Students rally against provincial education cuts

What this assembled group of protesters lack in numbers and weather — the rally is held in bitter cold and pouring rain  — they more than make up for it in enthusiasm. 983 more words


Everyday language in depression and anxiety - OT student presentation

On Saturday, May 2nd, Amanda and I, both entry level Masters students in Occupational Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, had the opportunity to present at the… 750 more words

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English PhD program thrives at 25

Waterloo Arts has written a fantastic profile of the English PhD program, now 25 years old. Read on to find out what our current and past students are up to! 597 more words


What makes UWaterloo English Innovative?

In the fall, for the twenty-third year in a row, Maclean’s magazine ranked UWaterloo as the top university for innovation in Canada. Most of the media commentary about this focused on our science-oriented faculties (Math and Computing, Engineering, etc.). 478 more words


People Who Say They Love Writing Are Liars

Writing is agony. I sometimes have the surges of energy and excitement that come along when you write something you are passionate about, but mostly writing is excruciating and exhausting. 1,354 more words

The Politics of Writing Centers, Eds. Jane Nelson and Kathy Evertz

Bruffee “believed that by working in peer groups, with the guidance of a teacher, students could learn to write in ways associated with academic expertise.  Although Bruffee’s claims for the efficacy of peer learning have been embraced by the writing-center community, his focus on acculturating students into the academy’s ‘normal’ ways of knowing and writing has also been criticized by many writing-center personnel who wish to problematize the normalizing effect of the academy” (Leverenz 54).

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