Fancy a read? Try ‘Antinomic Breaths’ by Deanna Palm

Deanna Palm Professor Hamner English 376 4 May 2020 Antinomic Breaths I started keeping a journal on the first day of the Shelter in Place order. It seemed like a great way to stay sane at the time, though the sarcasm has been a two-edged sword. I began combing through the pages to see if there was something that I could share to people in … Continue reading Fancy a read? Try ‘Antinomic Breaths’ by Deanna Palm

Proofreading vs. Flow By: Laura Winton

Laura Winton, Writing Consultant I am the world’s worst proofreader, as some of you may have noticed.  I never find a typo until 5000 copies of an item have been run, and then it jumps right out at me.  Now, some of you may be thinking, “Laura, how can you be an English teacher and not be a good proofreader?  Isn’t that the heart of … Continue reading Proofreading vs. Flow By: Laura Winton

The Dangers of Fandoms By:Margaret Laupp

I’ve always had a contrary personality, but only in one area of life: fictional media. Specifically, when someone tells I have to read/watch something. My first thought was always “since you told me, now I’m not going to.” When I was younger, it was Harry Potter. I’m not sure how I missed the Harry Potter craze, but I never bothered much with it as a … Continue reading The Dangers of Fandoms By:Margaret Laupp

Three Main Questions to Be Able to Answer in Your Paper Discovered By: Laura Winton

Greetings and welcome back from break!  This semester I have decided to write a few columns in my capacity as a Writing Center Consultant.  I have taught English for a number of years through Scott Community College, Brown Mackie College and through Continuing Education at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.  I have also worked in the writing center at Illinois State University, as a mentor-tutor … Continue reading Three Main Questions to Be Able to Answer in Your Paper Discovered By: Laura Winton