“Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!”

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On this date in 1775, Patrick Henry gives his famous “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech, which many historians credit as convincing the Second Virginia Convention to send troops into the Revolutionary War.

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Proofread Like a Pro Workshop on 3-30-17

Proofread Like a Pro copyEarn your proofreading “Ph.D.” by learning the 10 skills you need to proofread effectively.

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Louis L’Amour Was Born on This Date


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Document Design Workshop on 3-28-17

Blah to Aah copyStudy the “science” behind document design to make your flyers, brochures, and written documents more eye-catching and effective.

Tuesday, March 28 @ 5:00 p.m. | Willis Library, Room 340

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Today Is World Poetry Day


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Word of Mouth International Conversation Group on 3-24-17

word-of-mouth-graphicWord of Mouth is a weekly conversation group for international students. You can talk with native English speakers to improve spoken fluency, your cultural awareness, and your social interaction.

All Word of Mouth meetings are on Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Willis Library, Room 340.

  • Friday, March 24 | Topic: Measurements
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Hickory Round Table Creative Writing Group on 3-24-17

Hickory Round Table no LogoCalling all creative writers! Join us every other Friday inside the UNT Union right by Starbucks for our own version of the famous Algonquin Round Table. We’ll read each other’s creative writing and give each other valuable feedback. And yes, we’ll drink coffee, too!

  • Friday, March 24 @ 1:00 p.m. | Topic: Subverting Clichés
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How to Paraphrase a Paragraph


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Balzac’s Bill of Goods Backfires


On this date in 1842, Honoré Balzac’s play Les Ressources de Quinola opens to an empty house. The author had tried to spread a rumor that tickets were scarce. Fail.

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Writing Personal Statements Workshop on 3-23-17

Personal Statement GraphicHighlight your accomplishments and your goals to merit that internship, scholarship, or graduate degree. We’ll give you “insider” tips on what it takes.

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