Little Women Was Published on This Date

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Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published on this date in 1868.

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How to Write Like a College Student Workshop on 10-5-16

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Find out how to form an arguable thesis that meets your professor’s criteria for college-level writing. We’ll also talk about choosing appropriate sources, using quotes appropriately, discussing facts that support your thesis, examining ideas that contradict your thesis, and writing a conclusion that supports your argument.

  • Wednesday, October 5 @ 5:00 p.m. | Sage Hall 231

The UNT Writing Lab provides workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last one hour. Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to schedule a workshop for your class.

If you would like to receive text message reminders about our workshops, please send the text @UNTWLab to 81010. To learn more about our free text messaging service, click here.

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W.H. Auden Died on This Date

Poet W.H. Auden died on this date in 1973.

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Herman Melville Died on This Date

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Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, died in obscurity on this date in 1891.

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Passive Voice Workshop on 10-4-16

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Sentences written in passive voice are like zombies—hard to control and difficult to understand. We’ll show you how to use active voice to improve your writing (and we won’t have to eat your brain to do it, either!).

  • Tuesday, October 4 @ 5 p.m. | Sage Hall 231

The UNT Writing Lab provides workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last one hour. Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to schedule a workshop for your class.

If you would like to receive text message reminders about our workshops, please send the text @UNTWLab to 81010. To learn more about our free text messaging service, click here.

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10 Idioms about Knowledge

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Word of Mouth International Conversation Group on 9-30-16

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Word of Mouth is a weekly conversation group for international students. You can talk with native English speakers to improve spoken fluency, your cultural awareness, your social interaction, and to make new friends. All Word of Mouth meetings are on Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Sage Hall 231.

  • Friday, September 30 | Topic: Food

At the UNT Writing Lab, we provide workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment to attend; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last an hour.

Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to learn how to schedule a workshop for your class.

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British Ban Stage Censorship on This Date

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On this date in 1968, Britain abandoned stage censorship, ending a 231 year long tradition. The next day, a production of the musical Hair, which features hippies, nudity, and songs praising drug experimentation, began showing in London. Let the sun shine indeed.

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Today Is National Comic Book Day

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This Is Banned Books Week

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