WRITINGS AND POETRY ON JUSTICE

Last night, Braden Walter, Cameron Devine, Heather Reed, and Nate Judge gathered in the Writing Center to share and discuss writings and poetry on the theme of Justice. Along with song lyrics and poetry read, the O.J. Simpson case, gay marriage, and the UN were discussed! Here is what was shared: Nate Judge– “Justice Delayed […]

DEBATE ON JUSTICE

Last night, Cameron Devine, Braden Walter, Khiry Washington, Heather Reed, Beth Gould, Peyton Foster, and Jennie Friedman gathered in the Writing Center to kick off our theme of Justice. We watched the first two lectures of esteemed Harvard philosophical law professor Michael Sandel’s series Justice: What’s The Right Thing to Do? In our time together, […]

WRITINGS AND POETRY ON WAR

Last night, Heather Reed, Chris Stieler, Jack Callahan, Braden Walter, Jennie Friedman, Nate Judge, and Cameron Devine, and special guest speaker Learning Specialist and Instructor of History, Mr. Sweet gathered in the Writing Center to share writings and poetry on the theme of War. A big thank you goes out to Mr. Sweet for making […]

WAR: DEBATE

On Tuesday night, Dustin Opper, Braden Walter, Chris Stieler, Jennie Friedman, Andrew Mould, Sal Attardo, Cameron Devine, Alejandro Gluski, Heather Reed, Nate Judge, and special guest speaker Learning Specialist and Instructor of History, Mr. Sweet gathered in the Writing Center to debate on the theme of War. The discussion was sparked by Mr. Sweet’s prompts, […]

LAST NIGHT: OPEN MIC ON FRIENDSHIP

Last night, Dustin Opper, Braden Walter, Jennie Friedman, Nate Judge, Chris Stieler, Cameron Devine, and a special guest, Beacon College Alumnus Gabriel Drevon, shared personal writings, poetry, and song lyrics in our open mic night on friendship. It could not have been a more perfect night for Gabe to join us; good memories with friends […]

2011 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing at FIU- Biscayne Bay Campus

This weekend, Dustin Opper, Braden Walter, and Ms. Le presented at the 2011 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing at FIU- Biscayne Bay Campus! Their presentation was entitled “Relieving Urgency in the WC: Peer Tutoring By and For Students with Learning Disabilities.” Dustin and Braden’s excellent delivery was very well-received by the audience, who […]

LAST NIGHT: DEBATE ON FRIENDSHIP

Last night, Alex Sweet, Cameron Devine, Dustin Opper, Heather Reed, Nate Judge, Khiry Washington, and Jennie Friedman gathered in the Writing Center for debate and open discussion on the theme of friendship. Using songs and personal writings, the group covered a range of issues, including what it means to be a true friend, losing friends, […]

Art: Open Mic Night

On Tuesday, October 28th, Alex Sweet, Cameron Devine, JR Geldart, Braden Walter, Heather Reed, Nate Judge, Jennie Friedman, Dustin Opper, and Shaheed Nu’Man met in the Writing Center for an Open Mic night on the theme of Art. Songs, poetry, and personal writings were shared, including an essay and map on Gigantopithecus!

Dictionary Day 2011

On Friday, October 14th, we celebrated Dictionary Day in the Writing Center! Using provided dictionaries, students, faculty, and staff were invited to share a favorite, unusual, or difficult word on our Writing Center scroll. ¬†Here are some words that were shared: Courage: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty– […]

Lunch with Ms. Valentino-Bottaro

On September 27, 2011, Peer Writing Consultants Braden Walter and Dustin Opper had lunch with Ms. Valentino-Bottaro, Human Services Instructor, as part of the Writing Center’s Lunch with Professors program. Here is what Braden wrote about the experience: Supper with Super-men (and Women!) Last September, Dustin Opper and I had a very special lunch.¬† During […]