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LAST NIGHT: OPEN MIC ON FRIENDSHIP

November 16, 2011

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 […]

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

November 7, 2011

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 […]

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LAST NIGHT: DEBATE ON FRIENDSHIP

October 26, 2011

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, […]

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Art: Open Mic Night

October 24, 2011

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!

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Dictionary Day 2011

October 17, 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- […]

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Lunch with Ms. Valentino-Bottaro

October 13, 2011

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 […]

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LAST NIGHT: VISUAL MEDIA ON ART

October 12, 2011

Last night, Chris Stieler, Braden Walter, Khiry Washington, Alejandro Gluski, Nate Judge, Alex Sweet, Dustin Opper, Jennie Friedman, Cameron Devine, Heather Reed, and Jack Callahan shared visual media on art. A Dance by Khiry Washington As they dance across the floor No one dares to close their eyes Afraid that they will miss what happens […]

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LAST NIGHT: WRITINGS AND POETRY ON ART

October 5, 2011

Last night, Chris Stieler, Dustin Opper, Heather Reed, Nate Judge, Braden Walter, Cameron Devine, Jack Callahan, and Jennie Friedman participated in the Free Thinker’s Society’s sharing of writings and poetry on the theme of art. From the serious to the silly, everyone had something to share. Here is what was presented: Chris Stieler- “The Dead […]

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LAST NIGHT: DEBATE ON ART

September 28, 2011

Last night, Alejandro Gluski, Dustin Opper, Heather Reed, Khiry Washington, Laykin Braddock, Nate Judge, Cameron Devine, and Jennie Friedman met in the Writing Center for the Free Thinker’s Society debate on the theme of art! A robust discussion was enjoyed by all. Here are the photos:  

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Grand Opening of the Writing Center Expansion

On Friday, September 23rd, the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the grand opening of the Writing Center expansion took place! Here are the photos: Ms. Le, President Hutchinson, Dr. Chandler, Mrs. Berger  Mrs. Berger (Director of the Writing Center)  with Peer Writing Center Consultants Dustin Opper (left) and Braden Walter (right)   Thank you to everyone for […]

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