Monthly Archives: March 2016

If College Graduates Could Talk…

The Transition from Academic to Workplace Writing Guest Blogger Kate Sieber We’ve all been there. Staying up late into the night, agonizing over an extensive research paper that could ultimately make or break your GPA. That’s college, after all. Throughout our time in college, one of the most valuable and important skills we learn is how to properly communicate through … Continue Reading

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Flirting Might Require More Knowledge than You Think…

Guest Blogger Brittany O’Leary As college students, we can all remember a time in our lives when we tried to impress a crush. You probably took an extra five minutes in the morning getting ready…then you finally see him or her…and then you tell yourself to play it cool and try to say something funny to make him or her … Continue Reading

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Rhetoric’s Audience

Guest blogger Laura Dunbar Think about the people you talk to on a day to day basis. You talk to your friends, your family, your professors, etc. Now think about the way you talk to these people. How you address them, the language you use, the tone of voice you present. You talk to different people in different ways. You … Continue Reading

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Memes and The Modern Forms of Exigence

Guest Blogger Victoria Mathew ’19 Meet Grumpy Cat. At first glance, you might not think that he has much to contribute to high-brow pursuits like rhetorical discourse. He’s just a meme. A trend. Or as Richard Dawkins might say “a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation” that will pass much like other “tunes, ideas, catch-phrases, clothes fashions, … Continue Reading

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