Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Rise of Anti-Muslim Rhetoric in America

Anti-Muslim rhetoric and Islamophobia are more prominent in American today than ever before. We live in a society in which a turban or headscarf has justify extensive TSA searches and a Muslim teenager with a clock could be a threat. And although this alone may not come as a surprise, it is when you compare the numbers today with those gathered … Continue Reading

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“Is LinkedIn like… corporate Tinder?”

Is a legitimate question I was asked by a friend upon mentioning that I needed to update my LinkedIn profile after completing my internship. At first it was a great laugh, and my friend did face a fair amount of mockery from the group… but after thinking about what she said a little more, she does make a fair point! … Continue Reading

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Five Job Search Tips for College Seniors

If you are approaching graduation, you are probably beginning the daunting task of searching for jobs in the professional writing field. The following is a list of tips that will help any college senior or recent graduate ease their way into the real world. Don’t be afraid to reach out to companies and organizations you are interested in even if … Continue Reading

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The Art of the Professional Email

What’s appropriate to put in an email? Have you ever spent hours writing and rewriting, obsessing over just what wording to use? Or maybe you fall into a less extreme category where thoughts about writing don’t keep you up at night. Either way, email etiquette is an important skill to have, not just for college but for the rest of … Continue Reading

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How to Cover 100 Years of History in 1 Cool Infographic

Infographics aren’t easy to design, especially if you’ve got a lot of ground to cover. Here is a great example of an infographic that covers the one-hundred year history of birth control in a way that is easy on the eyes and effectively delivers information that was created by Planned Parenthood.

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The Rhetoric of Hate

Hateful language and finger pointing are not new to the English language, or any language for that matter. And yet, the rhetoric of hate, is more prominent than it has been in the past in terms of our media. The plethora of republican presidential candidates on national television are a prime example of this. It isn’t that we don’t have … Continue Reading

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Donald Trump & The Power of Publicity

  Unless you’ve been boycotting social media, television, and in-person conversation since the summer, it is likely you know that Donald Trump is a front-runner in the 2016 United States Presidential Election. His statements are radical, controversial, and sometimes offensive, but it is no secret that Trump and his advisers are masterful publicists. Trump has zeroed in on an audience … Continue Reading

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