September 2018

What's going on with the literary world's largest prize?

A Nobel Prize Medal

While there may not be something rotten in the state of Denmark anymore, there is something rotten in the state of the Swedish literary community. Sexual assault controversies have exposed elitist attitudes in the Swedish awarding body of the Nobel Prize in Literature; leading to concerned writing enthusiasts, including myself, calling for reform and change.

Sourcing 101

Multiple books lined up alonside one another. Source:Collectors Club of Chicago.

It is the bane of every undergraduate student when it comes to written assignments: finding good sources. One of the biggest gripes that new students have is how long it takes to find the correct sources for their paper. Especially in the case of evidence-based writing, finding the right sources and using them, more often than not, takes up more time than actually writing the paper itself. Given these challenges, here a few tips on how to help you find and use those quality sources.

  1. Start early

Introducing your Fall 2018 Peer Tutors

Now that the new term has started, our four co-op students have arrived and are ready to help out at drop-ins and appointments!  Learn more about our new co-op students.

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