Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Story of Halloween

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Sense and Sensibility Was Published on This Date

In honor of the publication of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility on this date in 1811, here’s a way to wile away all your free time. 😉

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Word of Mouth International Conversation Group on 11-4-16

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 … Continue reading

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Hickory Round Table Creative Writing Group on 11-4-16

Join us every other Friday at Big Mike’s Coffee on Hickory Street 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! … Continue reading

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You’re Going to Have to Choose

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Writing a Literary Analysis Workshop on 11-2-16

Good literary analysis offers readers a new way to look at a piece of literature by encouraging them to look at the text in a new way. Let us show you how to write an effective literary analysis that will … Continue reading

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Punctuation Workshop on 11-1-16

Polish your punctuation prowess by mastering commas, semicolons, hyphens, dashes, colons, brackets, parentheses, apostrophes, ellipsis, and quotation marks. Tuesday, November 1 @ 5:00 p.m. | Sage Hall 231 The UNT Writing Lab provides workshops for all students, free of charge. … Continue reading

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Hans Christian Anderson, Bully Magnet?

On this date in 1822, Hans Christian Anderson, age 17, enrolled in a second form classroom full of 11-year-old. Perhaps this influenced his stories, which are full of misfits.

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English Idioms: Weather

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Eagle Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camp on Nov. 16–18

Working on a thesis or dissertation? Sign up for the Eagle Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camp, sponsored by the Toulouse Graduate School. The Eagle Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camp is designed to provide an environment and support for intense, focused … Continue reading

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