Monthly Archives: September 2013

Making Social Media Work For You

Nowadays, it is highly unlikely to encounter someone who doesn’t have a social media account. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and other similar networks serve as vessels through which people connect from all over the world, sharing common interests, personal information, pictures, and anything else that can be transferred through the web. Seeing as social networks provide a foundation for all … Continue Reading

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Meet the CUPID Associates: Taylor Hill

Greetings readers! My name is Taylor Hill and I am a senior Professional Writing and Rhetoric major and Business minor. Writing has always been something that I had enjoyed doing, however becoming an English major was not my primary course of action coming into Elon. Just as any hesitant and indecisive first-year, I unknowingly delved into a science major not … Continue Reading

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Meet the CUPID Associates: Immanuel Bryant

Hi, my name is Immanuel Bryant and I’m a senior majoring in English with a concentration in Professional Writing & Rhetoric (PWR) and a minor in Leadership Studies. My major’s area of interest explores how education and information can shape a person’s past, present, and future identity.  As a CUPID Associate, I will be in the CUPID studio (located in Alamance … Continue Reading

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I’m a Cambria girl. What about you?

I cannot tell you how much it bothers me when I open a Word document, and the default font is Calibri. Before I do anything, I change the font to Cambria and breathe easy as I begin my writing. I lean towards the serif fonts, but in some cases, such as on the Internet, sans serif fonts are easier to … Continue Reading

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Meet the CUPID Associates: Hillary Dooley

Hello everyone! My name is Hillary Dooley, and I am a senior, majoring in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. I am very excited for this opportunity as a CUPID Associate, and I hope you all take advantage of everything the CUPID Studio has to offer. I will be holding hours from 5:15-7:15pm on Mondays, so please stop by! I decided I … Continue Reading

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For a Good Job – For a Good Life

Guest Blogger and Former CUPID Associate Emily Bishop ’14 When entering college, students have a tough question to answer: what should my major be? If you look at the chart for 2010-2011 post-graduate earnings, the liberal arts don’t look very appealing. However, it’s not as bad as it seems. So, throw out your preconceived notions of majoring in English, because … Continue Reading

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Writing Center Open at New Location!

The Writing Center has officially been open for two weeks! Many faculty, staff, and students attended the open house for the Center for Writing Excellence to speak with consultants and see the new space in Belk Library. President Lambert, Dr. Jackson, and Dr. House were among the many in attendance. With new improvements along with the dedication and help of … Continue Reading

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Getting into Fall 2013!

Greetings from the Fall 2013 CUPID Associates! We would like to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and fill everyone in on what the CUPID studio is all about and why you should come in to work on projects and take advantage of some of our great resources! The CUPID Associates for the Fall 2013 semester include myself, Taylor Hill, … Continue Reading

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From Intern to Assistant Editor

Guest blogger Rachel Lewis ’14 This summer I worked remotely as an Editorial Intern for Women Writers, Women Books, an online magazine where women submit pieces about their identity and experiences as female writers. As a part of this internship, I have assisted with the creation of a literary journal, When Women Waken. This post will discuss this project and … Continue Reading

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TV News and the Rhetorical Canons

Guest blogger Emily Bishop ’14 This summer I have been working at ABC 2 News (WMAR) in Baltimore, Maryland. On the first day of my internship, I was given a “quiz” so my supervisor could see how my style of writing could compare to a journalists writing. After writing five practice scripts, we went over them, and she showed me … Continue Reading

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