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Spring 2016 Drop-In Hours

Spring 2016 Drop-In Hours Writing Success Program (WSP) Drop-In Hours – Spring 2016 NOTE: Drop-ins are intended for shorter questions and run from 15 to 30 minutes. To schedule a longer session with a counselor please visit: wspucla.setmore.com View our hours below. We look forward to seeing you soon! WSP Spring 2016 Drop-In Hours Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 12 PM   Continue reading Spring 2016 Drop-In Hours

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Building a Career in Digital Media: An Interview with mom.me’s Angelica Lai

Blogging, social media marketing, online streaming–we live in the age of digital media. By now, it seems to be a fact of life. We’re more likely to discover breaking news on Facebook than in the newspaper. Likewise, many of us follow fashion blogs instead of subscribing to Vogue and stream movies online instead of visiting the cinema. While many critics condemn the ever-growing prevalence of … Continue reading Building a Career in Digital Media: An Interview with mom.me’s Angelica Lai

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Headaches of Tackling The Question

When I first received my assignment (conduct an informational interview with an established professional in your field and write a blog post about your professional goals), I calmly read through the instructions and then felt a wave of panic quietly build. Oh geez, I don’t even know what I want to do… How am I going to ask someone to talk to me about career … Continue reading Headaches of Tackling The Question

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Spring 2016 Finals Week Drop-in Hours!

Still need a little help brushing up your final paper? Working on job applications or personal statements? This is your last chance to see a writing counselor before the start of summer. Please look below for more information on our finals week drop-in times: Monday through Wednesday from 10AM to 4PM. Finals week drop-in hours run a little differently so please read our guidelines below. Sessions will … Continue reading Spring 2016 Finals Week Drop-in Hours!

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“Hamilton” Breaks Records with 16 Tony Nominations

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Hamilton,” has garnered 16 Tony nominations this year, breaking the record of 15 set by The Producers and later matched by  Billy Elliot: The Musical. Though a surprise to no one, the musical’s popularity among critics and the public alike is indicative of invaluable social change. Unlike the Oscars, which prompted much uproar earlier this year for its lack … Continue reading “Hamilton” Breaks Records with 16 Tony Nominations

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Region of Glebruk, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 17, 2005) Ð Indonesian children give a thumbs-up in celebration of relief aid near the town of Glebruk, one of the many coastal towns on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia hit by the Tsunami that struck South East Asia December 26, 2004. Members from the United Nations (UN), USAID, the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), and the World Health Organization (WHO) are conducting surveys in the region of Banda Aceh, Sumatra to determine the needs of Indigenous Displaced Persons (IDPs), the victims of the Tsunami that struck South East Asia. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Elizabeth A. Edwards (RELEASED)

Daily Word: consensus

consensus (n.) Pronounciation: con-SEHN-suss Meaning: geneeral agreement Synonyms: agreement, harmony, unanimity, solidarity, accord Example: The consensus among the nine judges was that Johan Walter was the best contestant in the dance competition, and he was accordingly awarded the 1st place prize. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading Daily Word: consensus

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Twitterfying Literature

“When you know that a person is violent and ruthless, you will see violent ruthlessness in such basic things as his swim stroke.” – from The Black Box “Spurs and gashes of stone narrate a violence that the earth itself has long forgotten.” – from The Black Box Contemporary authors are known for their penchant for experimentation, but Jennifer Egan may take the cake with her piece … Continue reading Twitterfying Literature